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A New Heads Up for Blocked Arteries?

News   Nov 01, 2018 | Original story from the University of Cambridge

 
Detecting Plaque Formation by Tracking Vascular Muscle Cell Activity

A study in mice has shown that it may be possible to detect the early signs of atherosclerosis, which leads to blocked arteries, by looking at how cells in our blood vessels change their function. Image credit: Pixabay

 
 
 

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