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genetic

New Advances on the Genetic Basis of Hypertension and Blood Pressure...

Blood pressure is the pressure applied from the blood as it passes through the arterial system due to the pump action of the heart. ...
hypertension

Major Global Study Reveals New Hypertension and Blood Pressure Genes

While we have known for a long time that blood pressure is a risk factor for coronary heart disease and stroke, our study has...
Diabetes

Diabetes Drug May Also Offer Vascular Protection

Obesity and Type 2 diabetes are associated with vascular stiffening and the development of cardiovascular disease. Obese and diabetic premenopausal women are most at...
anti-oxidant

Guarana Found to Have Higher Anti-oxidant Potential than Green Tea

The millions of people who consume green tea all over the world benefit from the catechins it contains. Catechins are a class of chemical...
Flu vaccine

Flu Vaccine May Reduce Risk of Death for Type 2 Diabetes...

The study, from scientists at Imperial College London, also found patients who received the influenza vaccination had a 24 per cent lower death rate...
placental syndromes

Placental Syndromes Increase Women’s Short-term Risk for Cardiovascular Diseases

The short-term risk of developing cardiovascular disease following a first pregnancy is higher for women experiencing placental syndromes and a preterm birth or an...
brain

More Evidence That Male and Female Brains Are Wired Differently

FindingsWhile measuring brain activity with magnetic resonance imaging during blood pressure trials, UCLA researchers found that men and women had opposite responses in the...
unsaturated fats

Unsaturated Fats Linked to Longer, Healthier Life

Consuming greater amounts of unsaturated fats is associated with lower mortality, according to a study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. In...
whole grains

Higher intake of whole grains associated with reduced risk of diseases...

A higher intake of whole grain foods is associated with reduced risk of cardiovascular disease and cancer, suggests study by Imperial College London.The findings,...
Heart disease

Heart disease and stroke risk predicted by new tools 

Damage to blood vessels in eyes, kidneys and nerve cells may cause two-fold increased risk of heart attack or stroke in people with type 2 diabetes. 
vascular dementia

New study links high blood pressure to vascular dementia

High blood pressure could significantly raise the risk of developing the second most common form of dementia, according to a new study from The...
Liraglutide

Liraglutide benefits obese and overweight Type 1 diabetics the most

More modest improvements were seen in Type 1 diabetics of normal weight
biomarkers

New biomarkers to provide cardiovascular disease early warning

EU-funded scientists have identified biomarkers linked to early signs of cardiovascular disease, something that could lead to quicker diagnoses