Atherosclerosis is a medical condition in which cholesterol and calcium accumulates in the blood vessels and in their wall. Atherosclerosis or hardening of the arteries is the leading cause of heart attacks, stroke, and peripheral vascular disease. Accumulation of cholesterol and calcium is called Atherosclerotic plaque. This plaque causes obstruction of blood flow in the blood vessels especially in the large arteries near heart causing serious cardiovascular disorders such as stroke.
Scholarly journal is a peer-reviewed journal in which scholarship relating to a particular academic discipline is published. Scholarly journals serve as forums for the introduction and presentation for scrutiny of new research, and the critique of existing research. Content typically takes the form of articles presenting original research, review articles, and book reviews. The term Scholarly journal applies to scholarly publications in all fields; this article discusses the aspects common to all academic field journals.
Last date updated on September, 2014