Keyword Results for 'atherosclerosis'
Process that turns 'good cholesterol' bad discovered Jan 27, 11:05 am
Washington, Jan. 27 (ANI): A team of researchers has discovered a process by which high-density lipoprotein (HDL) - known as 'good cholesterol' - becomes dysfunctional, loses its cardio-protective properties, and instead turns to 'bad cholesterol', thus promoting inflammation and atherosclerosis, or the clogging and hardening of the arteries.
E-cigarettes 'may not' significantly reduce heart disease risk Dec 16, 12:15 pm
Washington, Dec. 16 (ANI): A new research has revealed that nicotine, which is the major addictive substance in cigarette smoke, contributes to smokers' higher risk of developing atherosclerosis, the primary cause of heart attacks.
Binge drinking linked to increased stroke risk in middle-aged men Oct 22, 10:48 am
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): A new study has showed that excessive alcohol consumption increases the progression of atherosclerosis and the risk of stroke in middle-aged men.
Obese kids have precursors to atherosclerosis and diabetes Sep 25, 11:31 am
Washington, Sept. 25 (ANI): Obese kids have blood vessel damage and insulin resistance which are precursors to atherosclerosis and diabetes, according to a research.
Diabetes increases risk of thickening of arteries Jul 11, 5:44 pm
Washington, July 11 (ANI): For people with diabetes, the increased risk of cardiovascular disease is an unfortunate reality, which includes atherosclerosis, a condition where the walls of the artery thicken due to accumulating fatty deposits, which can lead to heart attack and stroke.
New way to treat chronic inflammation in diseases identified Jul 2, 12:30 pm
Washington, July 02 (ANI): Researchers have discovered a new mechanism to block inflammation in Alzheimer's, Atherosclerosis and Type-2 Diabetes, without crippling the immune system.
Washington, May 16 (ANI): Breathing motor vehicle emissions triggers a change in high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, altering its cardiovascular protective qualities so that it actually contributes to clogged arteries, researchers have found in a study done in mice.
Washington, April 24 (ANI): Long term exposure to air pollution may cause heart attacks and strokes by speeding up atherosclerosis, or "hardening of the arteries", according to a study by U.S. researchers.
Washington, April 24 (ANI): Regularly consuming multiple drinks in a short window of time can cause immediate changes in circulation that increase an otherwise healthy young adult's risk of developing cardiovascular disease later in life, a new research has found.
Long-term exposure to traffic pollution ups heart disease risk Apr 19, 11:02 am
Washington, April 19 (ANI): A new study has found that long-term exposure to fine particle matter (PM) air pollution in part derived from traffic pollution is also associated with atherosclerosis independent of traffic noise.
How 'bad cholesterol' ups risk of Alzheimer's and heart disease Apr 16, 10:30 am
Washington, April 16 (ANI): High levels of blood cholesterol increase the risk of both Alzheimer's disease and heart disease, but it has been unclear exactly how cholesterol damages the brain to promote Alzheimer's disease and blood vessels to promote atherosclerosis.
Red meat boosts gut bacteria that raise heart disease risk Apr 8, 10:11 am
Washington, Apr. 8 (ANI): A compound that is abundant in red meat and is added as a supplement to popular energy drinks has been found to promote atherosclerosis - or the hardening or clogging of the arteries, a new study has revealed.
Washington, April 3 (ANI): A study led by an Indian origin scientist has suggested that targeting cholesterol metabolism in the eye might help prevent a severe form of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), one of the most common causes of blindness in older people.
Culprit behind hardening of arteries identified Mar 23, 4:31 pm
Washington, Mar 23 (ANI): A team of researchers have now identified a microRNA that plays a prominent role in Atherosclerosis - an inflammatory reaction which is the root of the most common forms of cardiovascular disease - and offers a promising target for new therapies.
GM tomatoes that mimic actions of good cholesterol decrease plaque build-up in mice Mar 20, 10:18 am
Washington, March 20 (ANI): UCLA researchers have genetically engineered tomatoes to produce a peptide that mimics the actions of good cholesterol when consumed.
Regular good night's sleep key to keeping heart healthy Feb 24, 12:05 pm
Washington, February 24 (ANI): Not getting enough sleep can have harmful effects on your heart, an expert at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) has said.
Changes in gut bacteria 'protect against stroke' Dec 15, 4:08 pm
London, December 15 (ANI): An altered gut microbiota in humans is associated with symptomatic atherosclerosis and stroke, researchers say.
15 new genes associated with heart disease identified Dec 3, 1:07 pm
Washington, December 3 (ANI): A large, international consortium of scientists has identified fifteen new genetic regions associated with coronary artery disease- taking a significant step forward in understanding the root causes of this deadly disease.
2 blood biomarkers improve prediction of heart failure risk Nov 11, 11:07 am
Washington, November 11 (ANI): Two researchers including one of Indian origin have developed a simple model that uses age, race, and two blood biomarkers to predict risk of heart failure.
Washington, November 8 (ANI): Researchers of a new study have revealed that they have found no evidence of a link between calcium intake and coronary artery calcification, reassuring adults who take calcium supplements for bone health that the supplements do not appear to result in the development of calcification of blood vessels.
Washington, November 6 (ANI): Researchers have genetically engineered tomato plants to produce a peptide that mimics the actions of good cholesterol when eaten.
High-fat 'western' diet could lead to atherosclerosis Oct 10, 12:36 pm
Washington, October 10 (ANI): A diet high in saturated fat raises levels of endothelial lipase (EL), an enzyme associated with the development of atherosclerosis, according to Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) researchers.
An apple a day might in fact help keep cardiologists away Oct 3, 10:29 am
Washington, October 3 (ANI): People who consumed one apple a day for four weeks have been found to have 40 percent lower blood levels of a substance linked to hardening of the arteries, a study has found.
Chemical in household products linked to heart disease Sep 4, 12:39 pm
Washington, September 4 (ANI): Exposure to perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), a manmade chemical used in the manufacture of some common household products, may lead to cardiovascular disease and peripheral arterial disease, a new study has warned.
Vaccine for heart disease comes closer to reality Aug 15, 11:20 am
Washington, August 15 (ANI): A number of research studies have demonstrated inflammation's role in fuelling dangerous arterial plaque buildup, also known as atherosclerosis, which is the underlying cause of most heart attacks and strokes, but knowledge of which immune cells are key to this process has been limited - until now.
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