Neuroscience

Increased nerve activity may raise blood pressure in anxiety

Sympathetic nerve activity to skeletal muscle blood vessels—a function of the nervous system that helps regulate blood pressure—increases during physiological and mental stress in people with chronic anxiety, a new study ...

Health

Fish oil lowers stress response

(Medical Xpress)—Fish oil supplements may protect the heart in stressful situations, according to a recent research study.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study tests new therapy for treatment-resistant hypertension

(Medical Xpress) -- Treatment-resistant hypertension affects nearly 6 million Americans and another 94 million people worldwide and is associated with increased cardiovascular risk, including stroke and heart attack, as well ...

Health

Watching sport can make you fitter, study claims

Watching sport can make you fitter, according to research Sunday that said viewing other people exercise increases heart rate and other physiological measures as if you were working out yourself.

Medical research

How our nerves regulate insulin secretion

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have managed to graft beta cells into the eyes of mice in order to study them in a living organism over a prolonged period of time. As a result, the group and a team of colleagues ...

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