Atherosclerosis

Atherosclerosis can be described in layman’s terms as hardening of the arteries.

August 5, 2010 | Read the story »

New vaccine for the treatment of atherosclerosis

Vaccination may be used to combat atherosclerosis in the future.

June 8, 2009 | Read the story »

Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Terms – Cholesterol Definitions   Cholesterol A fat-like material present in the blood and most tissues,especially nervous tissue. Hypercholesterolemia Elevated blood concentration of cholesterol Triglycerides A lipid or neutral fat consisting of glycerol combined with three fatty acid molecules.Triglycerides are the form in which fat is stored in the body. Hyper lipidemia The [...]

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