Vascular Inflammation in Aging

  title={Vascular Inflammation in Aging},
  author={Zoltan Ungvari and Anna Csisz{\'a}r and Gabor Kaley},
Although epidemiologic studies have revealed that high plasma cholesterol or high homocysteine levels, as well as diabetes, hypertension and smoking are important risk factors for atherosclerotic vascular disease, the deleterious effects of these conditions can be delayed or significantly attenuated by therapeutic interventions. Since the population in the Western world is aging, advancing age itself became one of the most significant risk factors for the development of atherosclerosis… CONTINUE READING