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High `good` and low `bad` cholesterol levels are healthy for the brain too!

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013, 15:17

Researchers have said that high levels of "good" cholesterol and low levels of "bad" cholesterol are correlated with lower levels of the amyloid plaque deposition in the brain - a hallmark of Alzheimer`s disease.

Adult height linked to heart disease

Last Updated: Friday, December 13, 2013, 14:58

A new study has suggested a connection between an adult`s height and the prevalence of coronary artery calcium (CAC), a direct marker of plaque in the arteries that feed the heart.

Protein that helps dissolve Alzheimer`s plaque identified

Last Updated: Saturday, December 07, 2013, 15:31

Researchers have discovered a way of traversing the blood-brain barrier, as well as a similar physiological obstacle in the eye, the retinal-blood barrier.

New study shows how deadly plaques grow in heart diseases

Last Updated: Monday, August 12, 2013, 14:31

Researchers have determined that the growth of deadly plaque inside the walls of arteries may not be happening as they had previously believed.

Gene associated with Alzheimer`s plaques identified

Last Updated: Thursday, February 21, 2013, 16:09

A research team including an Indian origin has identified a new gene associated with the amyloid plaque deposits found in Alzheimer`s disease patients.

Mouthwash reduces plaque better than brushing alone

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 18:20

The use of a germ-killing mouthrinse in addition to regular toothbrushing can significantly reduce plaque and gingivitis compared with brushing alone, according to a new study.

Scientists eliminate plaque formation in Alzheimer`s

Last Updated: Thursday, September 06, 2012, 11:48

Scientists have discovered that eliminating an enzyme from mice with Alzheimer`s symptoms virtually eliminates a compound behind the development of plaques.

Brush your teeth to avoid cancer!

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 13, 2012, 08:57

Failing to brush your teeth properly could increase the risk of dying prematurely from cancer, researchers claim.

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