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a process that impregnates something with calcium (or calcium salts)

tissue hardened by deposition of lime salts

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an inflexible and unchanging state

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2] (menaquinone) has a stronger relationship to arterial calcification.
Macrophages, inflammatory cells that have been shown to be involved in arterial calcification [7], differentiate from the same lineage as osteoclasts.
As the coexistence of bone loss and artery diseases have been demonstrated, we aimed to test a unifying hypothesis addressing the question, whether EGb 761 that is beneficial for the treatment of postmenopausal bone loss also modulates arterial calcification.
Because the term Monckeberg medial calcific sclerosis (Figure 2, C) is probably only partially accurate and because there are other forms of arterial calcification, we feel this and other nonatherosclerotic forms of arterial calcification are better described as "primary arterial calcification.
1) The same investigators revealed in a secondary analysis of the ET arm of the WHI that patients treated with estrogen in the age group 50-59 years, when compared with placebo-treated patients, were 42-61% less likely to have significant arterial calcification (as measured by computed tomography).
1) The same investigators revealed in a secondary analysis of the ET arm of the WHI that patients treated with estrogen in the age group 50-59 years, when compared with placebo-treated patients, were 42--61% less likely to have significant arterial calcification (as measured by computed tomography).
Other research conducted by Booth and colleagues raises new questions about the role of inadequate vitamin K intake and the progression of arterial calcification, or hardening of the arteries.
Another study in Holland, involving nearly 5,000 people, found increased intake of the vitamin significantly reduced risk of dying from heart disease because it reversed effects of arterial calcification.
4) In the literature, extensive arterial calcification has been described in a patient with clas-sical POEMS syndrome (polyneuropathy, organomegaly, endocrinopathy, monoclonal gammopathy, and skin defects) associated with a myeloproliferative disorder.
CHICAGO -- Researchers have identified the threshold level of breast arterial calcification that's associated with a 20% increased risk for coronary artery disease in women.
SBC-105 is Synageva's third pipeline program and a first-mover enzyme replacement therapy in preclinical development for rare disorders of calcification, including the first planned indication for generalized arterial calcification of infancy (GACI).
Chaia has a rare genetic disease called “Generalized Arterial Calcification in Infants', or GACI for short.
Regrettably, the majority of aging women still take calcium supplements with no magnesium or vitamin K2, thus setting the stage for arterial calcification and subsequent heart attack and ischemic stroke.
From the clinical standpoint, we have not previously observed such extensive arterial calcification as in FH.
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