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Simpler tool promising for atherosclerosis prediction - Medical Xpress



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Simpler tool promising for atherosclerosis prediction 
Medical Xpress
(HealthDay)?The ideal cardiovascular health score (ICHS) and the Fuster-BEWAT (blood pressure, exercise, weight, alimentation, and tobacco) score (FBS) are similar in their ability to predict subclinical atherosclerosis, according to a study published ...

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Diabetic Atherosclerosis Management Can Be Personalized Using Coronary Artery Calcium Score - MedicalResearch.com (blog)



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Diabetic Atherosclerosis Management Can Be Personalized Using Coronary Artery Calcium Score 
MedicalResearch.com (blog)
Response: Having diabetes has been considered to be a risk equivalent to already had a myocardial infarction for predicting future cardiovascular events. We were interested in testing whether further risk stratification in those with diabetes and ...

 


Naturally occurring molecule may help prevent and treat atherosclerosis and gum disease - Medical Xpress



Naturally occurring molecule may help prevent and treat atherosclerosis and gum disease 
Medical Xpress
Inflammation is a key pathology of atherosclerosis and may be a major driving force for heart attacks and stroke. There is increasing evidence from numerous research groups that chronic inflammatory diseases including, diabetes, heart disease ...

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APS Carries 2.5x Risk of Subclinical Atherosclerosis - MedPage Today



APS Carries 2.5x Risk of Subclinical Atherosclerosis 
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Like diabetes patients, people with antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) have a nearly 2.5-fold risk of subclinical carotid and femoral atherosclerosis compared with healthy controls, according to researchers in Greece. Carotid plaques occurred in 28% of ...

 


Higher thyroid hormone levels linked to atherosclerotic CVD, mortality - Healio



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Higher thyroid hormone levels linked to atherosclerotic CVD, mortality 
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High and high-normal levels of free thyroxine were associated with atherosclerotic CVD and mortality in middle-aged and elderly adults, study results show. ?Atherosclerosis progresses insidiously from a subclinical condition to the clinical onset of ...
New study links FT4 thyroid hormone levels to atherosclerosis Life Science Daily

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Want to 'melt away' fat that causes heart attacks? This drug might do that, study finds - Miami Herald



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Want to 'melt away' fat that causes heart attacks? This drug might do that, study finds 
Miami Herald
Researchers conducted the study on mice with ?set-in atherosclerosis.? Atherosclerosis, says the American Heart Association, is a disease involving the buildup of fat in arteries. It can potentially cause coronary heart disease, chest pain and chronic ...
Drug Caused Arterial Plaque in Mice to 'Melt Away' (CNBC MedPage Today
New drug found to melt away heart-clogging fat with just one dose CNBC
Cancer drug shows unexpected fat-melting side effects New Atlas
Fortune  -DeathRattleSports.com  -Sputnik International 
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Bisphosphonates, atherosclerosis and vascular calcification: update and systematic review of clinical studies - Dove Medical Press



Bisphosphonates, atherosclerosis and vascular calcification: update and systematic review of clinical studies 
Dove Medical Press
Data from several publications have suggested that BPs may also be effective in reducing the atherosclerotic process and vascular calcification, but the results of these studies are contrasting. This review aimed to allow a better understanding of the ...

 


High Thyroid-Hormone Levels Linked to Increased CVD Mortality - Medscape



High Thyroid-Hormone Levels Linked to Increased CVD Mortality 
Medscape
High and high-normal levels of the thyroid hormone free thyroxine (FT4) were associated with atherosclerotic cardiovascular morbidity and mortality among middle-aged and elderly individuals, independently of cardiovascular risk factors, in a new study.

 


Study Finds Higher Prevalence of Intracranial Atherosclerosis in Black Men - AJMC.com Managed Markets Network



Study Finds Higher Prevalence of Intracranial Atherosclerosis in Black Men 
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?Racial differences in intracranial atherosclerotic disease prevalence may help to explain stroke rates in the United States, and differences in intracranial atherosclerotic disease risk factors could offer insight into preventative risk-factor ...

 


Study finds racial differences in risk for intracranial atherosclerosis - UPI.com



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Study finds racial differences in risk for intracranial atherosclerosis 
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Researchers analyzed data on 1,752 elderly African-American and white adults age 67 to 90 who participated in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities cohort study who had 3D intracranial vessel wall MRIs between October 2011 and December 2013.
Race a factor in intracranial atherosclerotic disease - Medical Xpress Medical Xpress

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