Medical research

RNA fragment creates prospect for new atherosclerosis therapies

Atherosclerosis is considered a frequent cause of cardiovascular diseases and strokes. Despite medical progress, case numbers are constantly rising. Targeted new therapeutic approaches are therefore more important than ever.

Medical research

How your blood vessels tolerate high blood pressure

A research group at Lund University has studied how a molecular sensor located in the blood vessel wall, controls how the vessel compensates for high blood pressure. As we age, the sensor deteriorates, which can worsen vascular ...

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