arterial plaque

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a fatty deposit inside an arterial wall

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These include reducing arterial plaque and LDL cholesterol levels, aiding weight loss by reducing blood sugar levels, and improving the body's ability to metabolize fat.
This is because it's not altogether clear that excess calcium is deposited in the arteries, though the conclusion seems logical enough because the bones have limited ability to absorb calcium given in larger doses than those found in foods, and because we do see evidence of calcium building up in arteries and in arterial plaques.
Am I the arterial plaque that others have to bypass in order to achieve career health?
The patients' triglyceride levels and triglyceride to HDL ratios also decreased, indicating reduced risk for arterial plaque formation.
Red wine and cider contain good levels of antioxidants, natural chemicals that mop up the harmful chemicals in our bodies that can lead to arterial plaque build up.
Animal studies and in vitro models have demonstrated a connection between some organisms mentioned earlier and arterial plaque formation.
or reduce arterial plaque formation, as well as inhibiting the main
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Eto told Japanese reporters that Lee, who had angioplasty to clear clogged heart arteries in Kurashiki, western Japan, this April, told him that doctors found new arterial plaque in one location and that the ex-president was ''very concerned'' about the finding.
Researchers at the University of Washington School of Medicine report that treatment with niacin and a statin drug reduces the risk of heart attack by as much as 70 percent and can reverse arterial plaque buildup.
The Phoenix Atherectomy[TM] catheter is designed to cut, capture and convey arterial plaque into an external bag visible to the physician.
It increases platelet aggregation, which contributes to arterial plaque formation.
The imaging technology allowed researchers to identify the characteristic makeup, or signature, of arterial plaque blocking an artery and causing a heart attack.
The buildup of arterial plaque is deadly to the healthy heart, and Dr.
After the nanoparticles were heated by laser light, they burned away arterial plaque.