Enlarged waistline may predict atherogenesis for postmenopausal women
A recent study had suggested that an increasing waistline, along with the elevated levels of triglycerides may// be a strong predictor for atherogenesis
and cardiac problems for post menopausal women.
The study had looked into 557 women for 8.5 yrs to estimate the risk of cardiovascular morta...
JCI online early table of contents: March 9, 2009
...velopment of atherosclerosis in mice, and actually decreases the secretion of VLDL.
TITLE: Hepatic insulin signaling regulates VLDL secretion and atherogenesis
Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA.
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Chromosome Linked to Diabetics' Heart Risks
...s," Dr. Alessandro Doria and colleagues are quoted in a medical association news release. "This finding may have implications for our understanding of atherogenesis
(the process of plaque forming in arteries) in diabetes and for the design of more effective prevention strategies. More broadly, it illustrates the c...
A healthy smile may promote a healthy heart
...d that individuals with periodontal disease whose biomarkers showed increased bacterial exposure were more likely to develop coronary heart disease or atherogenesis
(plaque formation in the arteries).
While more research is needed to better understand the connection between periodontal disease and cardiovascula...
Risk Of Heart Attack Increased By Gout
...d with gout was relatively high compared to other risk factors in this study," Dr. Krishnan said. "For acute MI to occur, an environment that promotes atherogenesis
and thrombogenesis is needed. Hyperuricemia is well known to be an independent risk factor for atherosclerotic diseases in general and since chronic h...
Anthera Presents Data on Varespladib at ATVB Meeting
...s of a Selective Secretory Phospholipase A2 Inhibitor on Low-Density Lipoproteins in CHD Patients with Diabetes. -- The Synergistic Inhibition of atherogenesis
in ApoE-/- Mice Between Pravastatin and the sPLA2 Inhibitor Varespladib (A-002).
"We are pleased to see the synergistic effect of Varespladib wi...