NACB - Scientific Shorts
NACB - Scientific Shorts (formerly NACB Blog)
By Elizabeth Selvin
​It is well known that diabetes increases the risk of clinical cardiovascular events. We also know that persons who have hyperglycemia below the threshold for a diagnosis of diabetes (often called “prediabetes”) also have an elevated risk of cardiovascular disease. Much less is known about how pre-...(Read More)
By Olaia Rodriguez Fraga
Antineoplastic agents have progressed in a remarkable way over the last years. The introduction of targeted therapies has increased the cure and remission rates in some cancers and has even turned certain cancers into chronic diseases that can be controlled or managed for months or years.  However,...(Read More)
By Rojeet Shrestha, MS
It is now well known that oxidation of lipids and lipoproteins have immense effects on the development of atherosclerosis. Since hydroperoxides are the major products of lipid peroxidation, its identification and measurement can provide valuable information, including primary prevention of coronary...(Read More)
By Verena Gounden, MBChB, FCP, MMed and Zhen Zhao, PhD, DABCC
​MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are short strands of RNA that act as post-transcriptional regulators. Research in various disease processes from cancer to cardiovascular disease has found that miRNAs play a role in disease pathogenesis and have potential as biomarkers and therapeutic agents. However, as with a...(Read More)
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