Published in Cardiovascular Business Week, September 11th, 2007
In their work, researchers led by Eugene A. Podrez, M.D., Ph.D., of Cleveland Clinic's Lerner Research Institute, Department of Molecular Cardiology, investigated the mechanisms of how platelets become hyperreactive during hyperlipidemia, a condition in which there are abnormal levels of cholesterol or other lipids in the blood. It has long been recognized that high fat diet and abnormal lipid levels can alter platelet function, increasing chances of creating...
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