|Four Things Mummies Tell Us About Atherosclerosis|
A series of articles on the Horus study of mummies from around the world appearing in Global Heart showed just how universal atherosclerosis appears to have been across the millennia. 1. Different risk factors, same disease. Whole body CT scans showed ...
MedPage Today - Mon, 04 Aug 2014 07:26
|Scientists identify long-overlooked function of vascular smooth muscle cells ...|
Atherosclerosis, the buildup of plaques in the arteries, leads to myocardial infarction and stroke and is the major cause of death in the Western world. It is a chronic inflammatory disease of the arteries arising from interactions of modified ...
News-Medical.net - Tue, 12 Aug 2014 02:20
|Chronic infection, smoke inhalation or still undiscovered cause could explain ...|
In a paper published in this month's edition of Global Heart, researchers from the Horus mummy research team shared their research findings about discovering that atherosclerosis (a heart condition) was present in humans long before the adaptation of ...
Signal Tribune - Fri, 08 Aug 2014 13:37
|People Need To Exercise To Reap Maximum Benefits Of Wine Against CVD ...|
"This is the first randomised trial comparing the effects of red and white wine on markers of atherosclerosis in people at mild to moderate risk of CVD. We found that moderate wine drinking was only protective in people who exercised. Red and white ...
Headlines & Global News - Mon, 01 Sep 2014 01:15
|Wine Offers Protection Against Heart Diseases In People Who Exercise|
Science World Report - Mon, 01 Sep 2014 02:22
|Soy Protein More Effective Than Animal Protein In Preventing Heart Disease ...|
In an effort to find a safer and more effective therapeutic option, scientists at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center conducted an animal study to determine whether a high soy protein diet reduced the risk of coronary artery atherosclerosis, hardening ...
Science 2.0 - Sat, 16 Aug 2014 17:00
|Animal models of atherosclerosis.|
In this mini-review several commonly used animal models of atherosclerosis have been discussed. Among them, emphasis has been made on mice, rabbits, pigs and non-human primates. Although these animal models have played a significant role in our ...
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News - Tue, 05 Aug 2014 07:28
|A Novel Pathway For Heart Attack & Stroke Prevention|
Led by Professor Perttu Lindsberg, the long-term research project of the Department of Neurology at the Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa (HUS) focuses on carotid atherosclerosis. It is a joint effort involving the University of Helsinki, the ...
Pharmaceutical Processing - Thu, 21 Aug 2014 01:15
|Gestational diabetes may raise heart risk|
“Our research shows that just having a history of gestational diabetes elevates a woman's risk of developing early, sub-clinical atherosclerosis before she develops type 2 diabetes or the metabolic syndrome,” said Erica P. Gunderson, Ph.D., M.S., M.P.H ...
Sidney Daily News (subscription) - Sun, 31 Aug 2014 08:00