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Latest Arteriosclerosis Stories

2012-09-05 21:16:37

Taking vitamin D supplements to compensate for vitamin D deficiency didn't improve cholesterol — at least in the short term.

2012-07-18 01:17:57

Cedars-Sinai researchers have linked Kawasaki Disease, a serious childhood illness that causes inflammation of blood vessels throughout the body, with early-onset and accelerated atherosclerosis, a leading cause of heart disease in adults.

2011-10-03 14:14:12

Research at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine could help lead to new ways to prevent coronary arteries from reclogging after balloon angioplasties.

2011-05-27 13:03:38

Omega-3 fatty acids, combined with two blood-thinning drugs, significantly changed the blood-clotting process and may reduce the risk of heart attacks in patients with stents in their heart arteries.

2011-04-29 13:40:52

Being tall and obese may increase your risk for potentially dangerous blood clots.

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2011-04-20 11:04:56

Children who spend too much time watching television have increased chances of heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes later in life.

2011-04-15 14:00:18

Kidney transplant recipients who develop antibodies in response to receiving new organs can develop accelerated arteriosclerosis, or narrowing of the arteries that supply blood to the kidney.

2010-06-20 08:52:09

Coffee and tea drinkers may not need to worry about indulging – high and moderate consumption of tea and moderate coffee consumption are linked with reduced heart disease.

2010-05-26 09:58:35

HDL cholesterol can transform from good to bad actor in heart disease process .


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.