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Measuring Effects on Intima Media Thickness: An Evaluation of Rosuvastatin Ongoing Trial. A trial that evaluated the effect of rosuvastatin on carotid intima-media thickness in asymptomatic patients with a low risk of coronary heart disease events
Conclusion The change in maximum carotid intima-media thickness for the 12 carotid artery sites was -0.0014 mm/year for the rosuvastatin group vs. +0.0131 mm/year for the placebo group (p < 0.001). Similar results were observed for segment-specific rates, except for the change in the internal carotid artery, which was p = 0.02
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The Saturnian equinox in summer 2009 was an especially good time to see the debris left by meteoroid impacts.
During the Leonid meteor shower, meteoroids ranging in size from a grain of sand to small pebbles disintegrate as they shoot through Earth's atmosphere.
WASHINGTON, April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Cassini spacecraft has provided the first direct evidence of small meteoroids breaking into streams of rubble and crashing into Saturn's rings.
It is popularly believed that satellites are imperiled by impacts from "space junk"-particles of man-made debris the size of a pea (or greater) that litter the Earth's upper atmosphere-or by large meteoroids like the one that recently exploded spectacularly over Chelyabinsk, Russia.
Jerry Grey, space policy director for the Association of Aeronautics and Astronautics said that meteoroid hits are possible, "or the tether could have come in contact with the boom and frayed somehow, or maybe there was a flaw in the tether.
Bill Cooke, lead for the Meteoroid Environments Office at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.
We see a shower when Earth, in its annual travels around the Sun, passes through a meteoroid stream strung along a comet's orbit.
EST, when Earth intercepted a meteoroid stream that astronomers believe the comet ejected in 1767.
Each eta Aquarid meteoroid is a piece of Halley's Comet doing a kamikaze death dive into the atmosphere," NASA astronomer Bill Cooke (http://www.
This month, some big space rocks have been hitting Earth's atmosphere," said Bill Cooke of the Meteoroid Environment Office at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.
If a meteoroid slams into a spacecraft, the clouds of charged gas that the collision creates could short-circuit or destroy electronic equipment, That's why satellites will be commanded to point away from Leo.
The Saturnian equinox in summer 2009 was the best time to view the debris left by meteoroid impacts.