Posts Tagged hypertension

Inhaling air pollution-like irritant alters defensive lung-heart reflexes in hypertension model

The USF Health study, using a rat model for high blood pressure, helps explain the different nerve-induced physiological response to air pollution in patients with preexisting cardiovascular disease […]

USF Health taking active roles in helping support AHA Heart Walk

Heart disease and stroke impact so many families across the United States, including our own families here at USF Health. The American Heart Association is holding its annual […]

NIH hypertension study makes a stronger case for aiming for even lower blood pressure

A national clinical trial was halted when it became evident that more intensive management of high blood pressure for certain people improved survival and incidence of heart attacks, […]

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USF-China study: Acupuncture may treat hypertension through antioxidant effects

Animal-model research examines molecular mechanisms for blood-pressure lowering effect of ancient Chinese therapy An increase in antioxidant enzymes triggered by acupuncture appeared to play a role in reducing […]