News tagged with atherosclerosis

Study shows why cholesterol damages arteries

The presence of crystalline cholesterol in the walls of our arteries is a major cause of life-threatening inflammation. This has been demonstrated in a study jointly run by the universities of Massachusetts, Bonn and Munich. ...

dateApr 28, 2010 in Medical research
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New requirements for male fertility

Two independent groups of researchers have identified distinct roles for two proteins in a family of proteins known as PLA2s as crucial for sperm function and fertility in mice. These data identify proteins that could underlie ...

dateApr 26, 2010 in Other
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Butter leads to lower blood fats than olive oil

High blood fat levels normally raise the cholesterol values in the blood, which in turn elevates the risk of atherosclerosis and heart attack. Now a new study from Lund University in Sweden shows that butter leads to considerably ...

dateFeb 09, 2010 in Health
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