atherosclerosis

It’s artery-hardening work, but NYIT is up to the task

Researchers at the New York Institute of Technology are closing in on a new way of measuring atherosclerosis – a hardening of the arteries that serves as an early warning of deadly heart diseases. In concert with an individual’s metabolic profile and traditional risk factors such as race, age and gender, atherosclerosis has long been seen as a strong indicator of coronary artery disease. But to date, there’s been no simple way of diagnosing atherosclerosis…