vascular inflammation

Ozone exposure could trigger heart attacks


June 26th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 26 (IANS) Young, healthy adult volunteers exposed for two hours to ozone developed physiological changes tied to cardiovascular damage. They showed evidence of vascular inflammation, a potential reduced ... Read more...

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New cell therapy shows promise against atherosclerosis


March 2nd, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 2 (ANI): A new study on mice has found that cell therapy can be used to reverse the effect of 'bad' LDL cholesterol and reduce the inflammation that leads to ... Read more...

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High risk of heart disease in preadolescent kids with type 1diabetes


February 15th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): Preadolescent children with type 1diabetes have a 200 percent to 400 percent greater chance of developing cardiovascular disease than those without diabetes, according to a new study.Medical ... Read more...

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Potential therapeutic target for diabetic retinopathy identified


January 15th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): Researchers at the Medical College of Georgia believe the discovery of Interleukin-6, an inflammatory mediator key to the loss of vision caused by diabetic retinopathy, may help in ... Read more...

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Cigarette smoke exposure prior to heart transplant harmful: Study


November 25th, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): Cigarette smoke exposure prior to a heart transplant in either the donor, recipient, or both, accelerates the death of a transplanted heart, a new study has found.The ... Read more...

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Indian-origin scientist creates ‘designer proteins’ to treat heart disease, cancer


June 12th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): An Indian-origin scientist at the University of Leicester has developed a new way to create "designer proteins" that could be used for drugs with potential applications in stroke, ... Read more...

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