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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