atheroma

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a fatty deposit in the intima (inner lining) of an artery

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The company's products are rationally designed, ring-shaped small molecules called texaphyrins that are designed to selectively target and disrupt the bioenergetic processes of diseased cells, such as cancer and atherosclerotic plaque.
Atherosclerotic plaque is the primary, underlying cause of heart disease and stroke in industrialized countries.
is an early stage biotech company focused on discovery, research, development and licensing of novel compounds to reduce or regress atherosclerotic plaque deposits.
A biomarker of plaque rupture would show an increasing concentration when a (coronary) atherosclerotic plaque ruptures.
Finding the same bacteria in atherosclerotic plaque as in the mouth and gut of the same individual paves the way for new diagnosis and treatment strategies that work on the body's bacteria," said BEnckhed.
Of the patients in the very-low-and low-risk groups, more than half had visible evidence of atherosclerotic plaque on CTA, he said.
7,8) However, atherosclerotic plaque development is now better understood.
Fat that accumulates around your waist seems to be more biologically active as it secretes inflammatory proteins that contribute to atherosclerotic plaque buildup, whereas fat around your hips doesn't appear to increase risk for cardiovascular disease at all," De Lemos explains.
It secretes inflammatory proteins that contribute to atherosclerotic plaque build-up, whereas fat around the hips does not appear to increase the risk of cardiovascular disease at all.
More recently, grayscale IVUS allowed for quantification of atherosclerotic plaque build-up, in addition to providing precise measurements of vessel anatomy to guide optimal angioplasty or stent-based treatment.
carDiabeat is meant to help prevent and control oxidative stress, reduce total cholesterol and triglyceride levels, and inhibit the atherosclerotic plaque formation cascade.
Traditionally, angiography has been used to detect and characterize atherosclerotic plaque in coronary arteries, but recently it has been found that plaques that are not significantly stenotic on angiography cause acute myocardial infarction.
Relation between detection of Chlamydia pneumoniae DNA in human coronary arteries at postmortem examination and histological severity (Stary grading) of associated atherosclerotic plaque.
A stroke is caused when a blood vessel in the brain ruptures or when a clot or a fragment of atherosclerotic plaque blocks blood flow to part of the brain.
In the future, Aterovax aims to leverage its expertise to develop additional immunotherapeutic products that prevent atherosclerotic plaque formation and progression, thereby covering the continuum from cardiovascular disease diagnosis to treatment.
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