Infectious Burden and Long-Term Prognosis of Atherosclerosis – (01-03-02)

Infectious Burden and Long-Term Prognosis of Atherosclerosis

I think it is safe to add an infectious mechanism to the list of contributors to cardiovascular disease. A few interesting things here. H. pylori is included in the list of possible infectious agents. Could it be that the infectious agent is there because of some depression in the immune system? Much evidence points to a reduction in gastric Vit C as a risk factor for H. pylori infection. Considering that Vit C has definite benefits in CVD, it may actually be the Vit C and not the H. pylori infection…

Circulation — Abstracts: Espinola-Klein et al. 105 (1): 15

 

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