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PTSD can lead to heart disease

...in cell signals that promote inflammation and an overreaction of the immune system and can increase the risk of atherosclerosis and heart disease, Coughlin said. Those with PTSD tend to have higher levels of bad cholesterol and lower levels...

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Cancer drug may fight heart disease

...also greatly slow the development of atherosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries. Atherosclerosis is a buildup of fatty deposits. The...paradigm for strategies to prevent atherosclerosis and its complications." However...

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Health capsules: Brain power

...exercise for their heart may also find it benefits their brain, according to an analysis of 15,371 people in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study. Physical activity is a well known protector against heart disease, but it can also...

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Doctor: Heart test 'like meeting your maker'

...consider taking medication for her hereditary high cholesterol. Rubin, whose parents had suffered from severe atherosclerosis, had tried to control her cholesterol with diet. But when an Ultrafast CT scan performed at Cedars-Sinai Medical...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/28/ent_251528.shtml
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Doctors say pitcher's fatal problem is common, preventable

...disease process that leads to it - atherosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries - is...Northwestern University cardiologist. Atherosclerosis accounts for nearly three-fourths...according to the heart association. Atherosclerosis kills more than 15,000 Americans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/06/25/bas_345879.shtml
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Pigs assist in diabetes research

...until now, a good model of diabetic atherosclerosis," Dr. Gerrity said. Enter the...getting cardiovascular disease or atherosclerosis as it ages, Dr. Gerrity said. Working...of blood vessels that characterize atherosclerosis. And the damage occurred in the exact...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/07/03/tec_316721.shtml
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Man dies behind wheel of car at Vegas racing school

...named for Richard Petty. Philip Jerome Malarkey's death at Las Vegas Motor Speedway was attributed to coronary atherosclerosis, a common cause of heart attacks, the coroner's office said Tuesday. Malarkey, 58, of Arnold, Md., paid...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/05/nas_374658.shtml
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New youth obesity issues found

...compliant arteries."That is in fact a direct measure of atherosclerosis," Davis said. "That is hardening of the arteries...growing in a child," she said.Besides heart disease, atherosclerosis and obesity put the children at risk for non-alcoholic...

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Experts: Medicine advancing

...the wrong ones. This could prevent the development of atherosclerosis, keep arteries from developing blood clots and generate...being identified. Most excitingly, new genetic markers of atherosclerosis may allow us to identify persons at risk for stroke at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/17/met_278154.shtml
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Heart attacks and vulnerable plaque

...stuff of hardening of the arteries, what doctors call atherosclerosis. It's something like rust inside a pipe. Some plaque...health, with no warning? Why do the mainstays of treating atherosclerosis -- everyday bypass surgery and angioplasty -- fail to...

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