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Researchers from the University of Aberdeen, using pre-clinical mouse models, showed that just a single dose of the drug (Trodusquemine) completely reversed the effects of a disease that causes a host of heart problems.
Atherosclerosis is the build-up of fatty material inside the arteries.
Over time this fatty material can grow bigger until your arteries become so narrow that not enough blood can pass through.
Atherosclerosis is the condition that causes most heart attacks and strokes.
In pre-clinical tests, mice with set-in atherosclerosis, mimicking what happens in humans, had less fatty plaques in their arteries whether they had regular …