Hypertension

From the Journals

Air pollution seen acting on stress hormones

A novel study in China identifies several potential pathways between exposure and increased cardiovascular and metabolic disease risk.

From the Journals

Even a few middle age pounds are dangerous

Turns out it’s true: A moment on the lips, a lifetime on the hips, and a disease burden that increases in a dose-dependent pattern.

Conference Coverage

Mild OSA linked to hypertension

Younger adults with nonsevere OSA were at increased risk of hypertension.

From the Journals

For Americans, less salt is still too much

Sodium content of packaged food is down since 2000, but most households still purchase above-optimal amounts of salt.

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