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Pomegranate Juice May Be The Next Best Thing For People With Heart Disease

...reduced the activation of redox-sensitive genes in atherosclerosis prone mice. When these mice were orally fed with p...uture help a lot of people undergoing treatment of atherosclerosis or something similar. The study was published in the march 2005 issue of the journal Proceedings of...

Metabolic problems related to clogged arteries

... it can cause a stroke.Research has already linked atherosclerosis with smoking and high cholesterol levels. Researchers have found the current link in cases where neither smoking habit or heightened cholesterol levels is present. Experimenting on mice, the researchers found out those mice, which overproduced a pr...

Teens with diabetes may be already having cardiac problems

...le blood lipid levels are more at risk from having atherosclerosis at a young age. Atherosclerosis or clogged arteri... girls appear to have a gender benefit in terms of atherosclerosis from diabetes than boys. The results were presented in American Diabetes Association 65th Scientifi...

The Link Between Oxidized Phospholipids And Coronary Artery Disease

...t the established ability of the latter to promote atherosclerosis may be partly mediated by the proinflammatory oxid...t remove or destroy oxidized phospholipids prevent atherosclerosis and that proteins and enzymes that produce or retain oxidized phospholipids promote atherosclerosis ...

And now it is vaccines for heart disease

...The organism Chlamydia has been proven to increase atherosclerosis in humans.// By vaccinating against Chlamydia, sci... from a commercial and public health standpoint if atherosclerosis could be decreased," Alving pointed out. He mentioned that there are at least a half-dozen studies u...

Hardened Arteries may Be The Cause Of Depression

...measure of extracoronary (not in the heart itself) atherosclerosis was related to depressive disorders, although at some of the different locations the association was only moderate and nonsignificant Thus researchers say depression may be a risk factor for atherosclerosis....

The Effects of Statins Questioned

...atients underwent tests to determine their rate of atherosclerosis progression, which measures hardening of the arter...tatin therapy to reduce the rate of progression of atherosclerosis as intensive therapy lowered both LDL and C-reactive protein levels more than the moderate therapy....

Researchers Develop Device For Detecting Atherosclerotic Plaques

...2005 issue of the journal Atherosclerosis. Recent atherosclerosis research has found that the composition of plaque and its “vulnerability” to rupture may be more significant than the degree of arterial blockage as a precursor to heart attack and stroke. The lining (intima) of a normal artery consists of several th...

Diabetic Amputation May Reduce If Free Screenings Are There

...build-up in the lining of the arteries. Because atherosclerosis is a systemic disease, people with PAD are likely to have blocked arteries in other areas of their body. Over time, the plaque builds up in the arteries and blocks the smaller arteries first, such as in the legs. This causes decreased blood flow to t...

Increase Cereal Fibre To Combat Atherosclerosis

...hat cereal fibre and whole-grain products may slow atherosclerosis and plaque build-up in the arteries in postmenopau...bre or whole grain products may reduce the risk of atherosclerosis in postmenopausal women....

Another Breather For People At Atherosclerotic Risk

...pplementation of B vitamins can reduce the risk of atherosclerosis // (plaque build-up on the blood vessel walls). ... used carotid-media thickness (IMT) as a marker of atherosclerosis changes. 50 patients in their 50's and 60's with an IMT more than one millimetre participated in the...

Cigarette Smoking Leads To Development Of Type 2 Diabetes In Patients With Coronary Artery Disease

...well-recognized major risk factors for accelerated atherosclerosis and coronary artery disease. However, the possible contribution of cigarette smoking to development of type 2 diabetes has not been specifically investigated. A recent study published in the October issue International Journal of Cardiology was aim...

Erectile dysfunction: an early warning sign of clinically silent coronary artery disease?

...ssess the prevalence and extent of coronary artery atherosclerosis in asymptomatic patients with vascular ED. The r... The results of this study indicate that coronary atherosclerosis was found to be more severe in patients with vascular ED; ED predicts the presence and extent of sub...

Missing teeth associated with blocked arteries

...en the number of missing teeth and the severity of atherosclerosis or blocked arteries.// The researchers checked u...ients. They conclude that the main cause of aortic atherosclerosis is age followed by tooth loss and calcium channel blocker drug use. Plaque build up in major arterie...

Pomegranate Juice Consumption May Improve Myocardial Ischemia

...ssess the effects of pomegranate juice on coronary atherosclerosis using methods such as quantitative coronary arteriography and intravascular ultrasound....

Servings of fruits can help reduce the risk of stroke

...nsible for 80 percent of strokes, can be caused by atherosclerosis (narrowing of the large arteries to the brain). Hemorrhagic stroke, which accounts for 20 percent of strokes, is caused by the bursting of a blood vessel in the brain. The risk factors for strokes include high blood pressure, atrial fibrillation (ir...

Link Established Between Atherosclerosis and Air Pollution

... relationship that is existing between development atherosclerosis and air pollution consisting of fine particles. //...rticle pollution contributed to the development of atherosclerosis in the mice. "This is one of the first studies to demonstrate measurable changes in plaque product...

Smoking Hazard transferred to children from father

...rying capacity, smoking is responsible for causing atherosclerosis and increases the risk of stroke, causes infertility, increases acid production in stomach leading to stomach ulcers. Starting smoking and alcohol at a small age causes epigenetic changes in the genes and is responsible for diseases such as diabetes,...

Laser Used To Clear Blocked Arteries Preventing Amputation

...h risk for losing a limb because of severe diffuse atherosclerosis of the legs. These patients were considered unfit for bypass surgery which is the standard treatment for the prevention of limb loss. Diabetes is a leading cause of lower limb amputation in the U.S accounting for more than half of all foot and le...

Heart disease: Men Are From Mars, Women From Venus

...havior - or their wives dominance - was related to atherosclerosis in husbands,' said Dr. Smith. 'To sum it all up, hostility during marital disputes was bad for women's hearts, while controlling behavior during marital disputes was bad for men's hearts. Disagreements are an unavoidable fact of relationships. But ...

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