Ultrasound can measure effects of atherosclerosis drugs
A dissertation at Umeå University shows that ultrasound offers a radiation-free, easy-to-perform and cost-effective method to not only monitor the effect of treatment for deadly atherosclerosis disease but also to identify people at risk of a future ...
HealthCanal.com (press release) (blog) - Fri, 20 Nov 2015 04:22

Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis investigates causes of dementia
In the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA), six universities conducted cognitive performance tests on a cohort of 6,814 adults between the ages of 45—84 across four ethnicities: white, black, Hispanic, and Chinese. The UW School of Medicine ...
Dailyuw - Tue, 03 Nov 2015 23:07

7 Natural Cures For Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis basically refers to hardening of large or medium sized arteries. It is one of the common diseases of blood vessels. The thickening of arteries is caused by excessive accumulation of calcium or lime in the blood vessels due to which the ...
BoldSky - Fri, 06 Nov 2015 23:30

5 heart-healthy work snacks
In addition, apples provide a number of strong antioxidant compounds (such as quercetin, epicatechin, and epigallocatechin) that have been shown to inhibit inflammation and reduce oxidative stress that can lead to atherosclerosis and other ...
Fox News - Sat, 28 Nov 2015 04:00

The Heart Disease Conundrum
Named Mediators of Atherosclerosis in South Asians Living in America, or Masala, it has enrolled about 900 South Asian men and women in two large metropolitan areas, the San Francisco Bay Area and Chicago. Researchers are focusing on novel risk ...
New York Times - Sat, 28 Nov 2015 11:52

Ultrasound examinations can identify patients at risk of stroke
Ultrasound, a non-invasive technique commonly used to study the presence of atherosclerosis disease in blood vessels, can be used to identify patients at increased risk of future stroke who could benefit from surgery. Since surgical treatment to ...
EurekAlert (press release) - Wed, 25 Nov 2015 06:26

Do Childhood Infections Contribute to Adult Cardiometabolic Diseases?
This relationship was first suggested in the late 19th century, when rabbits infected with salmonella or streptococci after minor arterial injury developed more severe atherosclerosis. Here, we briefly review more recent human data on childhood ...
Medscape - Mon, 23 Nov 2015 21:15

Ultrasound can identify people at high stroke risk
Atherosclerosis in the neck arteries can cause stroke. The serious condition, known as carotid stenosis, is quite common in the elderly as well as in people with risk factors such as hypertension, smoking, diabetes, hypercholesterolemia and obesity.
Odisha Sun Times - Wed, 25 Nov 2015 21:03

New Research Suggests Ultrasound Examinations Can Identify Patients at Risk of ...
Scicasts (press release) (blog) - Wed, 25 Nov 2015 06:26

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