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The More-Plaques-Fewer-Deaths Paradox

Majid Ali, M.D. More arterial plaques are associated with fewer deaths from heart attacks and strokes. No, you did not misread the sentence. I write precisely what I mean: people with less intense plaque formation have higher mortality from cardiovascular diseases. I anticipate harsh frowns from doctors on the title of this tutorial. The idea that plaques in arteries cause

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