Macrophages can eat up to 70 dead cells a day, preventing atherosclerosis. A new CUMC study finds that mitochondria play a critical role in the process.
Nanometer-sized “drones” that deliver a special type of healing molecule to fat deposits in arteries could become a new way to prevent heart attacks caused by atherosclerosis.
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