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'Sticky' Blood May Underlie Development Of Early Atherosclerosis In Men

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April 23, 1998
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The stickier, or more viscous, a man's blood is, the greater his risk of developing the kind of blood vessel damage that can eventually lead to a heart attack or stroke, a study published in the April 21 issue of Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association reports.

DALLAS, April 21 -- The stickier, or more viscous, a man's blood is, the greater his risk of developing the kind of blood vessel damage that can eventually lead to a heart attack or stroke, a study published in today's Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association reports.


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