New Approaches to the Prevention of Atherosclerosis

  title={New Approaches to the Prevention of Atherosclerosis},
  author={Dr Michitaka Naito and Toshio Hayashi and Akihisa Iguchi},
In recent years, remarkable progress has been made in the prevention and treatment of atherosclerosis. However, much of the research has been devoted to the investigation of lipid metabolism and lipid-lowering drugs. This review highlights some recent topics in both experimental and clinical investigations, with emphasis on studies other than those on lipid-lowering drugs. These topics include oxidative modification of lipoproteins, hyperfibrinogenaemia, hyperhomo-cysteinaemia, female sex… CONTINUE READING