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Nanoparticle eats plaques responsible for heart attacks.


Atherosclerosis is a disease in which plaque builds up inside the body’s arteries, the blood vessels that carry oxygen-rich blood to the heart and other organs of the body. Plaque is made up of white immune blood cells, known as macrophages, fat, cholesterol, calcium, and other substances found in the blood. As this plaque hardens it narrows the arteries, limiting

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