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2013-10-15 11:59:29

Researchers of the Spanish research council (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, CSIC) and the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares (CNIC) have discovered that inhibiting the protein Rcan1 in mice reduces the burden of atherosclerosis, one of the commonest cardiovascular diseases.

2013-08-12 11:28:38

New insights into the development of vulnerable atherosclerotic plaques could lead to better treatment or prevention of heart attacks and strokes.

2013-08-01 08:37:18

Atherosclerosis is an inflammatory disease with accumulation of cholesterol in the vessel walls.

2013-07-29 23:21:33

The resolution (HR 1359) is intended to rally broad support from all segments of the Texas community to raise awareness of the significant role that elevated blood pressure (hypertension) plays

2013-07-18 11:32:21

We may be closer to predicting who is at risk for a heart attack.

2013-06-18 11:39:56

In a study of more than 2,000 adults, researchers found that two MRI measurements of the abdominal aorta — the amount of plaque in the vessel and the thickness of its wall — are associated with future cardiovascular events, such as a heart attack or stroke.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.