Smoking counteracts the effect of a gene that normally protects against heart disease, according to a new study.
Type 1 diabetes appears to increase the risk of heart disease, the leading cause of death among people with high blood sugar, partly by stimulating production of a protein that sparks an inflammatory process.
Study finds tiny, targeted drug particles may be effective in treating chronic diseases
New study may help inform the design of anti-atherosclerosis vaccines
New link found between high-fat diet and atherosclerosis
The observed association between periodontitis and atherosclerotic vascular disease cannot be attributed solely to the recognized common risk factors.