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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The association between the gene variant and hardening of the arteries requires further study; so far, however, the comparatively high levels of arterial plaque among carriers is consistent with levels associated with symptoms of heart disease.
The anti-inflammatory acid combats hardening of the arteries and bowel cancer.
None of these genes plays a large role in causing hardening of the arteries, and what role they do play is largely affected by overall body chemistry and by other non-genetic factors such as a person's age, diet, and environment.
Increased viscosity of the blood is thought to be associated with atherosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries.
Hardening of the arteries is a term used for the furring up of arteries that occurs with advancing age.
Hardening of the arteries occurs when cholesterol and fats that accumulate in the artery walls restrict the flow of blood to the heart.
The third cause is premature coronary heart disease, a hardening of the arteries usually seen in older people, which can occur in the young as well.
These include inflammation and hardening of the arteries (arterioselerosis).
Indifferent to the wealth of beauty in the woods, they suffer from a spiritual hardening of the arteries as deadly as its physical counterpart.
Calcionics' novel product candidates are designed to remove calcification and restore pliability to stiffened blood vessels to alleviate hardening of the arteries.
EATING an extra banana or avocado a day can prevent a heart attack or stroke by protecting against hardening of the arteries, according to new research.
Blood vessel thickening is a characteristic of atherosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries, which can lead to cardiovascular events such as brain-damaging strokes.