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Researchers Find Out Reason Behind Less Blood Flow with Aging

  On World Heart Day, research related to the main cause behind age-related arterial dysfunction has been revealed that may change the course of medication for cardiovascular diseases around the world. With the world’s elderly population expected to double by 2050, understanding cardiovascular disease, the No. 1 cause of death worldwide, is a key to answer the problem. Since aging ...

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How Salt affects Brain Circuit Leading to Rise in BP?

It’s known but scientists at McGill University have found for the first time how excessive salt intake “reprograms” the brain, interfering with a natural safety mechanism that prevents the body’s arterial blood pressure from rising. By studying the effect of excessive salt on brains of rats, a team led by professor Charles Bourque of McGill’s faculty of medicine discovered that ...

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