Cardiology

Stretch, inflammation and hypertension

Monocytes are known to play an important role in hypertension, although the exact mechanism remains unclear. It is hypothesized that a potential source of monocyte activation originates from its interaction with the vascular ...

Medical research

Epigenetic program leading to vessel differentiation

Clarification of how human blood vessels are constructed is desperately needed to advance regenerative medicine. A collaborative research group from Kumamoto University, Kyoto University, and the University of Tokyo in Japan ...

Medical research

mTORC pathway involved in antiphospholipid sx vasculopathy

(HealthDay)—The mammalian target of rapamycin complex (mTORC) pathway seems to be involved in antiphospholipid syndrome-associated vascular lesions, according to a study published in the July 24 issue of the New England ...

Cardiology

Listening to favorite music improves endothelial function in CAD

Listening to favorite music improves endothelial function in patients with coronary artery disease, according to research presented at ESC Congress 2013 today by professor Marina Deljanin Ilic from Serbia. Music and exercise ...

Health

Does Greek coffee hold the key to a longer life?

The answer to longevity may be far simpler than we imagine; it may in fact be right under our noses in the form of a morning caffeine kick. The elderly inhabitants of Ikaria, the Greek island, boast the highest rates of longevity ...

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