News tagged with carotid artery

Activated carotid bodies key in metabolic disruption

(HealthDay)—Activation of carotid bodies (CB) by insulin may account for increased sympathoadrenal activity that results in insulin resistance (IR) and arterial hypertension, according to an experimental ...

Apr 17, 2013
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New blood pressure treatment tries fooling brain

While dozens of medical device makers are racing to treat medication-resistant hypertension by burning nerves inside arteries in the kidneys, Minneapolis firm CVRx is coming at the problem from a different direction.

Dec 07, 2012
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Early mediterranean diet benefits arteries in adulthood

(HealthDay) -- Adherence to a Mediterranean dietary pattern in early life is associated with lower arterial stiffness in adulthood, according to a study published online July 19 in the Journal of Internal Me ...

Jul 31, 2012
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