Published in Heart Disease Weekly, January 19th, 2003
Marked by cholesterol-calcium-lipid deposits, atherosclerosis is the main cause of heart attacks, the number one killer in the U.S.
Doctors at UVa said research on mice has determined for the first time that activated platelets circulating in the blood, long understood as markers for atherosclerosis, really serve as participants in the process that eventually leads to atherosclerosis. The findings of the 2-year study are published in the December 16, 2002 online issue of the journal...
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