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Calcium plaque in the arteries of the heart is a sign of changes that can lead to heart attacks. To measure this calcium physicians sometimes use a form of CAT scan which provides information about how much calcium is present and how dense it is. A new study examined whether measuring calcium amount and...
USA Today reports on a study in Science Translational Magazine that has identified a potential therapy for combating the damage that the immune system may do following a heart attack. Following a heart attack, immune cells, called inflammatory monocytes, "rush 'soldiers' to the heart to fight what they...
Green tea is often prized for its health benefits but a recent study published in Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics has found that the flavonoids contained in green tea may prevent the absorption and effectivity of blood pressure medication, the Los Angeles Times reports. Researchers recruited 10...