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Heart disease threat starts early in life for Diabetics

...ype I diabetics was associated with aterosclerotic plaques regardless of body weight, family history, smoking and length of time with diabetes. The study shows that the Diabetics are more prone for developing atherosclerosis, a condition in which fatty plaque accumulates inside the arteries and obstructs th...

Failure of Drug-Coated Stent

...to a blocked artery and inflated, flattening fatty plaques against the artery wall. More than half of arteries cleared in this way eventually become blocked or narrowed again, so doctors may insert stents - sometimes coated with drugs - in order to keep them open. After receiving a new stent, many patients e...

Likely reason which makes analgesics work against Alzheimer's

...at the analgesics tend to bind themselves to these plaques in the brain and at times even prevent them from forming. This new research, apart from providing evidence for the protective effect of anti-inflammatory pain-killers has also brought to light the benefits of using FDDNP technology for investigating ...

Painkillers may protect against Alzheimer's disease

...tein is involved in the formation of harmful brain plaques that are characteristic of the degenerative brain disease that afflicts millions of people worldwide. Etminan stressed that although the results are encouraging and could provide clues for the development of new drugs for Alzheimer's disease, people ...

Antibiotics May Help Prevent Strokes

...ng the brain? Strokes often occur when cholesterol plaques in blood vessels rupture and block blood flow to the brain. Interestingly, recent reports have shown that these plagues can contain bacteria.// Some researchers believe that the presence of these bugs makes plaque rupture more likely. This is where ...

Elevated LDL levels in Childhood could be Predictors of Heart Disease

... are deposited in the walls of the arteries. These plaques cause hardening of the artery walls, making it difficult for blood to pass through them. Researchers say ultrasounds are a reliable and noninvasive way to measure the carotid artery intima-media thickness (IMT) and assess risk of coronary artery dis...

Dementia and Down Syndrome

... Down syndrome show signs of the brain tangles and plaques commonly associated with Alzheimer's disease -- even when the individual in question did not appear to suffer from dementia while alive. Little research exists to explain the association between Down syndrome and Alzheimer's. Investigators from the ...

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

...therogenesis. // Atherogenesis is the process of plaques etc forming in the inner lining of the arteries that make them hard causing a state of atherosclerosis. This causes disturbed blood flow and may cause serious damage to heart. Perceived stress increases the risk of atherogenesis. The new study show...

Enlarged waistline may predict atherogenesis for postmenopausal women

...ate atherogenesis. Atherogenesis is the process of plaques etc forming in the inner lining of the arteries that make them hard causing a state of atherosclerosis. This causes disturbed blood flow and may cause serious damage to heart. The study done by researchers from Denmark say that women who had suffer...

Use of Statin can help in recovery from stroke

...bsorb the cholesterol that had been accumulated in plaques of the artery walls. Statins have many side effects; long-term use of them may reduce the existing blockage of the blood vessels. Statins, in stroke patients, reduces C-reactive protein, improve the endothelium and have an anti-clotting effect. The...

Fish is good for Alzheimer's patients

...ife. Amyloid protein build up in the brain causes plaques that lead to development of Alzheimer's diseases....

New insight for neuro-degenerative diseases discovered

...th scrapie prion protein. These mice had developed plaques in their brain, similar to those that are observed...heimer’s treatment is concentrated on removing the plaques that form in the brain. Researchers feel that their study raises the question regarding the toxicity...

Cancer patients can now take once daily medication for infections

...symptoms of the disease are the formation of white plaques coating the mouth, which when removed leaves a bleeding surface. This is a common infection that plagues cancer patients during the continuation of the radiation therapy. The current treatment for these patients is application of gels that need to ...

Risks of heart attack related to bacteria in gum plaque

Bacteria that live in the sub-gingival plaques can increase the risk of heart attack //for people...tal number of periodontal bacteria in sub gingival plaques were higher than the rest of the participants of the study. Researchers had looked into the gum stat...

Eating Fish Reduces Heart Disease

...y may also play a role in the buildup of unstable plaques inside blood vessels.. ,...

Stem Cell Therapy For Treating Heart Attacks

... heart attack is the direct result of formation of plaques on the blood vessels in a condition called atherosclerosis. Stem cell: Stem cells are undifferentiated cells that have the potential to regenerate itself and develop into all types of specialized cells types that may form various types of cells...

Air Pollution Linked To Heart Disease And Heart Attacks

... heart attack is the direct result of formation of plaques on the blood vessels in a condition called atherosclerosis. Air pollution: This condition arises when the substance particles that get released into the air from burning of fuel energy pollute the air we breathe in. the air pollution can also happ...

Ultrasounds To Detect Changes In Heart Motions

... heart attack is the direct result of formation of plaques on the blood vessels in a condition called atherosclerosis. /font>...

Soy, Omega 3s convalesce artery health

...unable to pass smoothly through it and cholesterol plaques can build up more easily. Triacylglycerol or TAG levels also were lower among the omega 3 supplement groups. Lower TAG means reduced risk for heart disease. Keith Ayoob, a spokesman for the American Dietetic Association and a professor at Albert Ein...

Researchers Identified Process That Aids Spread Of Alzheimer’s’ Diseae

...r part that remains inside. Amyloid-beta forms the plaques seen in brains afflicted with Alzheimer’s. Now that nicastrin’s function has been ascertained, it opens a way to block just the splitting of APP, leaving all the enzyme’s other functions intact. For instance, it may be possible to generate chemical ...

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