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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.
Blue light exposure decreases blood pressure

Blue light exposure decreases blood pressure

New research identifies modifiable dementia risk factor in elderly people

New research identifies modifiable dementia risk factor in elderly people

Release of ‘danger’ molecules during stress may put youth at risk of cardiovascular disease

Release of ‘danger’ molecules during stress may put youth at risk of cardiovascular disease

Adolescents with better aerobic fitness have more compliant arteries, study shows

Adolescents with better aerobic fitness have more compliant arteries, study shows

Mercy Medical Center announces installation of premium Resona 7 ultrasound machines

Mercy Medical Center announces installation of premium Resona 7 ultrasound machines

Hookah smoking develops cardiovascular risk factors similar to cigarette, shows study

Hookah smoking develops cardiovascular risk factors similar to cigarette, shows study

LYVE-1 protein on macrophages found to be key to artery health

LYVE-1 protein on macrophages found to be key to artery health

Low-carb diets reduce stiffness of arteries in women and promote weight loss in men

Low-carb diets reduce stiffness of arteries in women and promote weight loss in men

Research sheds light on cardiovascular risks of e-cigarettes with nicotine

Research sheds light on cardiovascular risks of e-cigarettes with nicotine

Non-invasive method can produce reliable estimates of arterial stiffness in adolescents

Non-invasive method can produce reliable estimates of arterial stiffness in adolescents

NTU launches new research centers to prevent and treat diseases affecting Singaporeans

NTU launches new research centers to prevent and treat diseases affecting Singaporeans

Combination of physical fitness and aortic stiffness explains rate of memory decline in older people

Combination of physical fitness and aortic stiffness explains rate of memory decline in older people

Study: Exercising for 4-5 days per week is needed to keep the heart young

Study: Exercising for 4-5 days per week is needed to keep the heart young

Good bacteria is bad news for atherosclerosis

Good bacteria is bad news for atherosclerosis

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