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the formation of atheromas on the walls of the arteries as in atherosclerosis

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A more accurate statement would have been something like, "Research as early as the 1950s Indicated that consumption of trans fatty acids can exacerbate a deficiency of cardioprotective essential fatty acids, and a 1975 study demonstrated that trans fatty acids are atherogenic in swine.
Results: Compared to the basic diet, the atherogenic diet decreased the ability of the aorta to relax by 63% (p < 0.
Their results indicated that apo B is the best such predictor, and also that particle concentration of atherogenic lipoproteins is more crucial than is cholesterol content in the development of CHD (Circulation 2005;112:3375-83).
Prior human data suggest that treatment with VK2809 leads to significant reductions in LDL-C, triglycerides, and atherogenic proteins.
To evaluate whether arsenic induces events in endothelial cells relevant to atherogenic potential, we used HAEC cultures.
Patients were considered to have hypertension if they had blood pressure values [greater than or equal to]140/90 mmHg or were on treatment, and to have atherogenic dyslipidemia if they had high triglycerides (>1.
Our findings link immune cell activation as a key molecular event in the BaP-induced atherogenic response," he says.
The non-HDL cholesterol level combines in a single number the levels of highly atherogenic very-low-density lipoprotein and intermediate-density lipoprotein as well as LDL.
Rx] experienced an 88 percent reduction in apolipoprotein C-III (apoC-III), a 72 percent reduction in triglyceride levels, a 40 percent increase in high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C), the 'good' cholesterol, and improvements in other atherogenic lipid parameters.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Reducing dietary carbohydrates can improve atherogenic dyslipidemia, even in the absence of weight loss, Dr.
Partially catabolized TG-rich lipoproteins such as intermediate-density lipoproteins and remnant-like particles (RLP) are considered to be highly atherogenic (5).
This, we believe, is important in terms of helping to reduce the risk of atherogenic disease in postmenopausal women.
Data from two randomized, placebo-controlled phase 3 trials in patients with HeFH showed that mipomersen reduced Lp(a), LDL-C, and other measures of atherogenic lipoproteins when added to existing lipid-lowering therapy.
Oxidized LDL is the atherogenic form of LDL cholesterol linked to the deposition of plaque in the artery walls.
Thus all Apo B--containing lipoproteins can be considered atherogenic (8).