Recent Examples of atherosclerosis from the Web
Interventions like smoking cessation programs and medications for cholesterol and atherosclerosis could all improve health, the authors speculate.
Second, the research of Dean Ornish, M.D. and Caldwell Esselstyn, M.D. have firmly established that a very low-fat, high complex carb diet can reverse atherosclerosis, the underlying cause of the vast majority of heart attacks.
That may contribute to more weight gain and raise risk factors for heart disease, such as atherosclerosis and cholesterol.
Professor Kummerow published his findings about the role of trans fats in 1957, a time when the prevailing view held that saturated fats like those found in butter and cream were the big culprit in atherosclerosis.
A much greater risk for atherosclerosis and heart disease.
The researchers also conducted cardiac scans, enabling them to score the presence of atherosclerosis, a disease characterized by plaque buildup inside a person’s cardiac arteries.
That process, know as atherosclerosis, can cause a heart attack or stroke.
Bald men seem to have a greater number of androgen receptors in their scalps and androgens may contribute to both atherosclerosis, a buildup of fatty deposits in the arteries, and thrombosis, a susceptibility to blood clots.
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Origin and Etymology of atherosclerosis
First Known Use: 1910See Words from the same year
Medical Definition of atherosclerosis
: an arteriosclerosis characterized by atheromatous deposits in and fibrosis of the inner layer of the arteries
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