|Act Early for Full Atherosclerosis Reversal, Study Hints|
STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN — New animal data suggest that while it is possible to completely regress atherosclerosis by lowering plasma-cholesterol levels, it is more difficult to reverse the disease when the lesions are more advanced . The findings, say ...
Medscape - Wed, 05 Mar 2014 03:15
|Intracranial Atherosclerosis a Major Stroke Risk in Whites|
Using nonenhanced computerized tomography (CT), researchers scanned the coronary arteries, aortic arch, extra-cranial carotid arteries, and intracranial carotid arteries. To measure atherosclerosis, they calculated calcification volume (expressed in ...
Medscape - Mon, 17 Feb 2014 13:00
|Intracranial atherosclerosis may be more predictive of stroke than coronary ...|
Intracranial carotid artery calcification may be an important marker for intracranial atherosclerosis, which in turn is a major stroke risk factor in the general white population, according to data in a recent population-based cohort study. Moreover ...
Healio - Thu, 20 Feb 2014 08:52
|Intracranial Carotid Artery Calcification Heralds Stroke|
Monthly Prescribing Reference - Thu, 20 Feb 2014 11:52
|Administration of specific micro-RNAs can retard the development of ...|
Atherosclerosis is a serious condition in which fatty deposits build up in the inner layer of the major arteries, provoking chronic inflammatory reactions that lead to a progressive obstruction of the vessels. This may ultimately cut off blood-flow and ...
Medical Xpress - Wed, 05 Mar 2014 08:07
|Early atherosclerotic plaques regress when cholesterol levels are lowered|
Early but not advanced forms of atherosclerotic plaques in the vessel wall disappear when the levels of 'bad' cholesterol are lowered, according to a study in mice from Karolinska Institutet, Sweden. The findings, published in PLoS Genetics, indicate ...
Medical Xpress - Thu, 27 Feb 2014 13:56
|AtheroNova Announces Preliminary Positive Phase 1 Clinical Data From Lead ...|
IRVINE, Calif., Feb 27, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) -- AtheroNova Inc. (OTN:AHRO) , a biotech company focused on the research and development of compounds to safely regress atherosclerotic plaque and improve lipid profiles in humans, ...
MarketWatch - Thu, 27 Feb 2014 06:53
|Dr. K: Aneurysm shows no symptoms|
Most aortic aneurysms come from atherosclerosis. In atherosclerosis, bad LDL cholesterol sticks to the inside wall of the blood vessel, forming plaques that weaken the artery wall. The constant pounding of blood through the aorta may cause the weakened ...
Greenville Daily Reflector - Fri, 07 Mar 2014 15:26
|Scientists Reveal New Findings for Reversing Early and Late Atherosclerosis|
Research at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has led to important new discoveries about the process behind regression of atherosclerosis, the main underlying cause of heart attack and stroke. In the paper published today in PLoS Genetics ...
DigitalJournal.com - Fri, 28 Feb 2014 04:56