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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.
Egg yolks almost as bad as smoking for heart Aug 14, 10:21 am
Washington, August 14 (ANI): Eating egg yolks accelerates atherosclerosis, also called coronary artery disease, in a manner similar to smoking cigarettes, say researchers.
Molecule that may help prevent atherosclerosis discovered Jul 12, 10:33 am
Washington, July 12(ANI): A naturally occurring molecule may play a role in preventing plaque build-up inside arteries, possibly leading to new plaque-fighting drugs and improved screening of patients at risk of developing atherosclerosis, Cleveland Clinic researchers have found.
Washington, July 6 (ANI): Scientists from the Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB) and the Singapore Bioimaging Consortium (SBIC) have discovered a new signalling pathway that controls both obesity and atherosclerosis.
'Time bomb' to fight cardiovascular disease developed Jun 11, 10:08 am
Washington, June 11 (ANI): Researchers have developed a veritable "time bomb", a nanocontainer, which can increase the effectiveness of treatments against cardiovascular disease and reduce side effects.
2 drinks per day could actually be beneficial for heart Jun 1, 10:01 am
London, June 1 (ANI): The way one drinks alcohol can affect their health as much as the amount they consume, a new study has revealed.
Why hunter-gatherers and farmers tend to have lower BP May 22, 5:47 pm
Washington, May 22 (ANI): Researchers have found that hunter-gatherers and forager-horticulturalists who live off the land and grow what they need to survive have lower age-related increases in blood pressure and less risks of atherosclerosis.
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