Search Tag: atherosclerotic plaque

Cardiology Management

Similarity between high-risk atherosclerotic plaque and cancer cells

2018 24 Apr

A surprising discovery by Lund University researchers may lead to a better approach in the diagnosis and treatment of atherosclerotic plaque. New findings show that inflamed, unstable plaque has a metabolism that distinguishes them from stable plaque. Interestingly, the results also show similarities between metabolism in unstable plaque and cancer... Read more

IMAGING Management

Hybrid Imaging Better in Detecting Dangerous Plaques in Arteries

2016 16 May

Two collaborating research labs funded by the U.S. National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) have revealed a promising new method for identifying atherosclerotic plaques, the encased deposits in arteries that restrict blood flow and can lead to heart attack or stroke. The hybrid imaging technology, that allows for an unprecedented... Read more

Cardiology Management

Periodontitis Treatment Prevents Heart Disease

2015 17 Apr

A new study by the scientists at Forsyth and Boston University sheds more light on the connection between the mouth and the heart.  The study, titled "Resolvin E1 Prevents Atheromatous Plaque Formation," will be published in print in the May issue of Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology (ATVB), a journal of the American Heart Association. The... Read more