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2 May, 2016
Ars Technica, web site on technology news (founded in Cambridge, Massachussetts) has published a paper on the latest findings of cyclodextrins on atherosceloris with the title: “Sweet drug clears cholesterol, reverses heart disease—and was found by parents”.*
This is a reflection on the publication in Science Translational Medicine** which reports that HPBCD-treatment of murine atherosclerosis reduced atherosclerotic plaque size and cholesterol crystal load, improved cholesterol efflux and exerted anti-inflammatory effects.
**Zimmer et al. Sci Transl Med. 2016 Apr 6; 8(333):333ra50. DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aad6100.
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