Failure To Bridle Inflammation Spurs Atherosclerosis

Thursday, June 19, 2008 - 21:28 in Health & Medicine

When a person develops a sore or a boil, it erupts, drawing to it immune system cells that fight the infection. Then it resolves and flattens into the skin, often leaving behind a mark or a scar. A similar scenario plays out in the blood vessels.

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