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Tag: Hypertension

Blood pressure
An advance online preprint was recently released in Circulation Research examining carotid bodies' role in hypertension and diabetes [1]. It will be published in the journal later this week. Drugs that target the glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP1) receptor are widely used to treat type 2 diabetes and have also been well-documented for their cardiovascular and...
Blood Vessels Eye
Researchers publishing in GeroScience have found that carotid artery stenosis, a consequence of hypertension, is linked to a lack of blood flow in the eyes. A disease that restricts blood flow to the brain Carotid artery stenosis (CAS) is a dangerous condition that is strongly associated with stroke [1]. It occurs when plaque build-up occludes...
Blood vessels in the brain
Researchers publishing in Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience have discovered that blood pressure is directly linked to brain aging. BrainThe brain is perhaps the most important organ in the body. While many organs are critical to our survival, the brain contains the self. It is responsible for personality and consciousness and is what differentiates us most...
Researchers at the National University of Singapore (NUS) have potentially found a new way to combat hypertension by discovering how blood pressure is controlled. What is hypertension? High blood pressure, or hypertension, rarely has noticeable symptoms. However, if it is left untreated, your risk of serious problems, such as heart attack and stroke, is increased....