Search Tag: arterial stiffness

Cardiology Management

New Cause Discovered for Arterial Stiffness

2015 17 May

A team of scientists at the University of Missouri have determined that smooth muscle cells are a primary contributing factor to vascular stiffness, one of the major causes of hypertension. Vascular stiffness is an important component of hypertension in ageing adults.  There is a 90 percent risk of developing hypertension due to ageing in both men... Read more

Executive Health Management

Now We Know: Why Dark Chocolate is Good For Your Heart

2014 28 Feb

It always seemed too good to be true, but it’s confirmed now: dark chocolate really is good for you as it helps restore flexibility to arteries while also preventing white blood cells from sticking to the walls of blood vessels. White blood cell adhesion and arterial stiffness are known factors that play a significant role in atherosclerosis.These findings,... Read more


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