Hardening

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Hardening

1. The process by which a sudden change to the price of a commodity or futures contract slow and gradually corrects itself, bringing the price into alignment with fundamentals. See also: Reversion to the Mean.

2. A slow but steady rise in price for a futures market or contract.
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Washington, Nov 28 (ANI): A group of researchers from University of California, Los Angeles has developed a novel material that can help fight peripheral arterial disease also known as hardening of arteries.
Peripheral artery disease is similar to coronary artery disease, in that blood flow through the peripheral vessels is impacted by atherosclerosis, which is the narrowing and hardening of arteries over time.
He also said that high fat diets play a major role in the occurrence of atherosclerosis-or the hardening of arteries.
Over time, high blood pressure damages the lining of blood vessels and promotes hardening of arteries.