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atheroma

[‚ath·ə′rōm·ə]
(medicine)
A lipid deposit in the inner wall of an artery; characteristic of atherosclerosis.
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These two nutrients also demonstrated reversal of the number and size of arterial plaque deposits that progress to atherosclerosis.
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.
Biotech company AtheroNova Inc (AHRO) reported on Thursday the receipt of a Notice of Issuance for its patent application 8,304,383 for the Dissolution of Arterial Plaque using hyodeoxycholic acid.
Novel imaging technologies have allowed the visualization of early changes in arterial plaque and arterial wan thickness in asymptomatic patients with early-stage atherosclerosis, thus advancing our understanding of the natural course and underlying pathophysiology of atherosclerosis.
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These children do not have hard, calcified arterial plaque as we see in older people, and hopefully we can document some regression with changes in lifestyle [and] behaviors, and if need be, drug therapy.
The patients' triglyceride levels and triglyceride to HDL ratios also decreased, indicating reduced risk for arterial plaque formation.
Imagine--drinking just 8 ounces of pomegranate juice a day reduces the oxidative effects of LDLs by 90%, lowers blood pressure and actually reduces the thickness of arterial plaque.
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.