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Arteries stiffen as a consequence of age and atherosclerosis. The two leading causes of death in the developed world, myocardial infarction and stroke, are both a direct consequence of atherosclerosis. Increased arterial stiffness is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular events.
New machine learning method offers better way to detect heart disease

New machine learning method offers better way to detect heart disease

Study shows benefits of hair loss drug in improving cognitive function and vascular health

Study shows benefits of hair loss drug in improving cognitive function and vascular health

New study explores various facets of active aging

New study explores various facets of active aging

Football linked to changes in cardiac structure and greater risk of heart rhythm disorders

Football linked to changes in cardiac structure and greater risk of heart rhythm disorders

Treating sleep-disordered breathing may improve prognosis of heart failure patients

Treating sleep-disordered breathing may improve prognosis of heart failure patients

Scientists explore connection between bad sleep habits and stiff blood vessels

Scientists explore connection between bad sleep habits and stiff blood vessels

Climbing stairs reduces hypertension and strengthens muscles, find study

Climbing stairs reduces hypertension and strengthens muscles, find study

Stair climbing lowers blood pressure and builds leg strength in postmenopausal women

Stair climbing lowers blood pressure and builds leg strength in postmenopausal women

Study highlights link between vitamin K insufficiency and cardiovascular mortality

Study highlights link between vitamin K insufficiency and cardiovascular mortality

Arterial stiffness improves with high doses of vitamin D supplementation, study finds

Arterial stiffness improves with high doses of vitamin D supplementation, study finds

Study: Traffic-related air pollutants appear to thwart benefits of walking among older adults

Study: Traffic-related air pollutants appear to thwart benefits of walking among older adults

Study reveals link between dietary potassium and vascular calcification

Study reveals link between dietary potassium and vascular calcification

Foods rich in potassium may help protect against vascular calcification

Foods rich in potassium may help protect against vascular calcification

Study finds inverse link between restrictive spirometry pattern, reduced FVC and arterial stiffness

Study finds inverse link between restrictive spirometry pattern, reduced FVC and arterial stiffness

E-cigarettes associated with increased blood pressure, heart rate, and arterial stiffness, study reveals

E-cigarettes associated with increased blood pressure, heart rate, and arterial stiffness, study reveals

Lower socioeconomic status in childhood predicts higher arterial stiffness in adulthood

Lower socioeconomic status in childhood predicts higher arterial stiffness in adulthood

European scientists develop new handheld scanner for early-stage heart disease diagnosis

European scientists develop new handheld scanner for early-stage heart disease diagnosis

Study reveals link between cardiovascular risk factors and arterial distensibility in adolescence

Study reveals link between cardiovascular risk factors and arterial distensibility in adolescence

Running multiple marathons is not risk factor for atherosclerosis, study shows

Running multiple marathons is not risk factor for atherosclerosis, study shows

Multifunctional scales can monitor health and inform about life threatening conditions

Multifunctional scales can monitor health and inform about life threatening conditions