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2011-12-08 10:23:38

By changing the behavior of certain cells within human blood vessels, Cornell University researchers have discovered important clues as to the underlying causes of atherosclerosis — a discovery researchers hope can lead to more targeted drug therapies for the prevention of the disease. "One of the things we wanted to do was understand how aging is linked to atherosclerosis, and how the mechanism of vessel stiffening plays into this link," said Cynthia Reinhart-King, Cornell professor...