New Symptom Of Atherosclerosis? Artery Hardening Linked To Mild Cognitive ...
Atherosclerosis is commonly known as “hardening of the arteries.” Essentially, fat, cholesterol, and other substances collect in the blood vessels, where they form plaque and contribute to restricted flow. "It is well established that plaque buildup in ...
Medical Daily - Mon, 24 Nov 2014 21:13

Asymptomatic atherosclerosis linked to cognitive impairment
EurekAlert (press release) - Mon, 24 Nov 2014 20:52

Plaque buildup in the arteries associated with mild cognitive impairment
News-Medical.net - Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:21



Atherosclerosis a Signal for Brain Drain?
CHICAGO -- Asymptomatic atherosclerosis could be a warning sign for cognitive impairment risk, according to a population-based study. Individuals in the highest quartile of internal carotid wall thickness by MRI were 21% more likely to have at least ...
MedPage Today - Fri, 28 Nov 2014 07:56

Increased Insulin Resistance in Rheumatoid Arthritis
11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have elevated insulin resistance (IR), but this is not associated with increased atherosclerosis risk, according to a study published online Dec. 10 in Arthritis & Rheumatology. Jon T ...
Doctors Lounge - Thu, 11 Dec 2014 10:00



Increased Insulin Resistance in Rheumatoid Arthritis Not Linked to Atherosclerosis
(HealthDay News) — Patients with rheumatoid arthritis have elevated insulin resistance, but this is not associated with increased atherosclerosis risk, according to a study published in Arthritis & Rheumatology. Jon T. Giles, MD, MPH, from Columbia ...
Endocrinology Advisor - Fri, 12 Dec 2014 13:56

Inflammation/CV Link Grows Stronger
MedPage Today - Thu, 11 Dec 2014 17:48

Atherosclerosis and brain damage: MRI insights
A large-scale, US study involving magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has demonstrated a link between a build up of fat and cholesterol in the arteries, atherosclerosis and cognitive impairment through deterioration of brain health. Fundamentally, the ...
spectroscopyNOW.com - Mon, 01 Dec 2014 01:33

MRI Predicts Mild Cognitive Impairment
Diagnostic Imaging - Sun, 30 Nov 2014 08:14



Atherosclerosis Linked to Cognition
Asymptomatic atherosclerosis was associated with measures of cognitive impairment risk in a population-based study. Individuals in the highest quartile of internal carotid wall thickness by MRI were 21% more likely to have at least mild cognitive ...
MedPage Today - Wed, 26 Nov 2014 07:22



HRT Slows Atherosclerosis in Younger Women
Starting hormone therapy early after menopause was associated with a significant slowing of atherosclerotic progression -- but waiting more than a decade was not, researchers reported. In the ELITE trial, carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT) was ...
MedPage Today - Tue, 25 Nov 2014 08:07



For First Time, Treatment Helps Patients With Worst Kind of Stroke, Study Says
Using them could be risky — some involved pushing wires through twisting blood vessels that often were damaged already from atherosclerosis, Dr. Koroshetz explained. “You could puncture an artery and if you do and get bleeding in the brain, you have a ...
New York Times - Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:00


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