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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.