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Atherosclerosis is the progressive buildup of plaque - the fatty deposits and other cells - in the inner walls of the arteries. The condition is a consequence of elevated cholesterol and for many it's a silent disease, with no visible signs or symptoms. The disease can begin in early adulthood and continues to progress for the rest of a person's life. Despite the serious nature of atherosclerosis, many people do not understand how it develops and progresses.
Scientists discover potent trigger of inflammatory disease

Scientists discover potent trigger of inflammatory disease

Scientists unlock heart-protective benefits of soy

Scientists unlock heart-protective benefits of soy

Research may show new ways to repress inflammation at outset

Research may show new ways to repress inflammation at outset

'Anti-ageing' hormone may play major role in development of kidney disease, study suggests

'Anti-ageing' hormone may play major role in development of kidney disease, study suggests

New laser-based camera could provide better view of carotid artery

New laser-based camera could provide better view of carotid artery

Study finds new links between human genome and inflammation tracers

Study finds new links between human genome and inflammation tracers

Most women do not know age heart screenings should start, survey finds

Most women do not know age heart screenings should start, survey finds

Study provides link between common mutations in blood cells of older adults and atherosclerosis

Study provides link between common mutations in blood cells of older adults and atherosclerosis

Endogenous peptide inhibits atherosclerosis by reducing cholesterol levels

Endogenous peptide inhibits atherosclerosis by reducing cholesterol levels

People with metabolic syndrome may need more vitamin E, new research shows

People with metabolic syndrome may need more vitamin E, new research shows

Heart CT scans can help personalize treatment for patients with mild high blood pressure

Heart CT scans can help personalize treatment for patients with mild high blood pressure

Functional deficits caused by mini-strokes can last longer than previously thought

Functional deficits caused by mini-strokes can last longer than previously thought

Reducing cocaine use can potentially reverse coronary atherosclerosis

Reducing cocaine use can potentially reverse coronary atherosclerosis

Could pathogen infection really lead to Alzheimer’s?

Could pathogen infection really lead to Alzheimer’s?

Thought leaders at U-CARS meeting to explore issues related to heart recovery and regeneration

Thought leaders at U-CARS meeting to explore issues related to heart recovery and regeneration

Powerful version of anti-inflammatory molecule may help protect vision in diabetic retinopathy

Powerful version of anti-inflammatory molecule may help protect vision in diabetic retinopathy

RAGE regulates key signaling pathway that promotes acute and chronic inflammation

RAGE regulates key signaling pathway that promotes acute and chronic inflammation

Biomarker for oxidative stress plays key role in development of NAFLD, study shows

Biomarker for oxidative stress plays key role in development of NAFLD, study shows

Blood flow modeling through stents ignites passion for biomedical engineering

Blood flow modeling through stents ignites passion for biomedical engineering

New chemosensor offers better sensitivity in detecting biomarker for cancer and inflammatory diseases

New chemosensor offers better sensitivity in detecting biomarker for cancer and inflammatory diseases