Hypertension is a leading risk factor for dementia, however, the mechanisms underlying its damaging effects on the brain are poorly understood. Now, a study from researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine … Continue Reading Immune cells identified as the culprit linking hypertension and dementia.
Many patients with high blood pressure develop coronary artery disease or heart failure, and many die as a result. However, as hypertension is a circulatory disease all parts of the … Continue Reading Researchers successfully detect early brain damage from hypertension in human study.
Researchers at the RIKEN Brain Science Institute have uncovered a new mechanism for the regulation of blood pressure. The new study links events at the single-cell level to a system-level … Continue Reading Researchers identify a new mechanism for the regulation of blood pressure.
Obesity is a serious health problem affecting approximately one-third of the adult population in the United States. Obese individuals have an increased risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease, including hypertension. … Continue Reading Researchers identify the enzyme responsible for obesity-related high blood pressure.
Researchers from the UC San Diego and the University of Iowa have identified a key piece in the complex molecular puzzle underlying heart failure, a serious and sometimes life-threatening disorder affecting more … Continue Reading Researchers identify protein responsible for epigenetic change in heart failure.