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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.
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

New study to explore link between binge drinking and cardiovascular disease in young adults

New study to explore link between binge drinking and cardiovascular disease in young adults

Study reveals high burden of health complications in adolescents, young adults with type 2 diabetes

Study reveals high burden of health complications in adolescents, young adults with type 2 diabetes

Long-term heavy alcohol drinking habits may prematurely age arteries, study finds

Long-term heavy alcohol drinking habits may prematurely age arteries, study finds

High levels of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity linked to lower arterial stiffness in children

High levels of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity linked to lower arterial stiffness in children

Skidmore College scientist discovers health benefits of balanced, protein-pacing, low-calorie diet

Skidmore College scientist discovers health benefits of balanced, protein-pacing, low-calorie diet

Researchers to study effect of watermelon juice in reducing heart disease

Researchers to study effect of watermelon juice in reducing heart disease

How old is your heart?

How old is your heart?

Regular aerobic exercise can improve artery health in people with type 2 diabetes

Regular aerobic exercise can improve artery health in people with type 2 diabetes

Aortic rigidity in African-Americans linked to excess risk of hypertension and cardiovascular disease

Aortic rigidity in African-Americans linked to excess risk of hypertension and cardiovascular disease

Stiff arteries can negatively impact memory and vital brain processes

Stiff arteries can negatively impact memory and vital brain processes

Diabetes medication offers protection against arterial stiffness in overweight female mice

Diabetes medication offers protection against arterial stiffness in overweight female mice