Tag Archives: Atherosclerosis

Study Shows Linear Association Between Salt Intake and Atherosclerosis in Heart and Neck Arteries

(IN BRIEF) A study published in the European Heart Journal – Open has found that excessive salt intake is associated with clogged arteries of the heart and neck, which is linked with increased risks of heart attack and stroke. Atherosclerosis, … Read the full press release

ESC statement on inflammation in atherosclerosis: more evidence needed before anti-inflammatory drugs can join statins as standard treatment

SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, 15-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A European Society of Cardiology (ESC) consensus statement on inflammation in atherosclerosis is published today in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. (1) Written by the ESC Working Group on Atherosclerosis and Vascular Biology, the document … Read the full press release

Swedish Karolinska Institutet researchers identified new stabilizing agent of atherosclerotic plaques

06-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have identified a new stabilizing agent of atherosclerotic plaques. These findings have been published in Science Translational Medicine, and show how the immune system can improve the condition in blood vessels … Read the full press release