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Living with Dementia


Atherosclerotic plaques’ downstream spread linked to low shear stress

In human coronary arteries, atherosclerotic plaques tend to spread downstream because of the changes in blood flow patterns the plaque causes, researchers have found.

This insight comes from a study of fluid dynamics in the arteries of people being treated for coronary artery disease. The results are being presented Tuesday, Nov. 15 at the… Atherosclerotic plaques’ downstream spread linked to low shear stress   

What is dementia?

specific sugar molecules1 - cajal-retzius cell1 - improved recognition1 - wks4 - apolipoprotein e41 - motor development1 - gum disease1 - cognitive problems2 - obstructive lung disease1 - retinopathy1 - hearing1 - university of southern california2 - dopamine-producing neurons4 - leg tremors1 - alzheimer's agitation1 - fight dementia1 - pseudogeneral paralysis1 - wernicke’s encephalopathy1 - arterial plaques1 - parkinson's risk2 - antiviral drugs1 - traumatic forms of dementia1 - brain plaques1 - saykin1 - tau3 - berrios and freeman1 - hallucinoses1 - frontotemporal dementia symptoms1 - overeating1 - stress management1 -