Scans showed hardened arteries

In the mummies' scans, calcified arterial blockages -- of the same sort that cause heart attacks and strokes in heart disease sufferers today -- were apparent. Here, blockage in an aorta.

( Dr. Linda Sutherland )

In the mummies' scans, calcified arterial blockages -- of the same sort that cause heart attacks and strokes in heart disease sufferers today -- were apparent. Here, blockage in an aorta.

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