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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.
Coffee not as bad for our arteries as previously thought

Coffee not as bad for our arteries as previously thought

Eating blueberries daily reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease

Eating blueberries daily reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease

Children with long-term obesity have increased arterial stiffness by their late teens

Children with long-term obesity have increased arterial stiffness by their late teens

Montmorency tart cherries could exert beneficial effects for adults with metabolic syndrome

Montmorency tart cherries could exert beneficial effects for adults with metabolic syndrome

Common foods linked to arterial stiffening in new metabolomics study

Common foods linked to arterial stiffening in new metabolomics study

Study pinpoints lifestyle factors that contribute to arterial stiffness

Study pinpoints lifestyle factors that contribute to arterial stiffness

Walnuts may help lower blood pressure in people at risk for cardiovascular disease

Walnuts may help lower blood pressure in people at risk for cardiovascular disease

Framingham Heart Study receives $38 million for the next six years

Framingham Heart Study receives $38 million for the next six years

Turning off the TV and eating energy-rich breakfast could lead to a healthy heart

Turning off the TV and eating energy-rich breakfast could lead to a healthy heart

Exposure to certain chemicals may be linked to decrease in blood pressure during pregnancy

Exposure to certain chemicals may be linked to decrease in blood pressure during pregnancy

Imec and CARDIS project partners develop new prototype medical device for early detection of cardiovascular diseases

Imec and CARDIS project partners develop new prototype medical device for early detection of cardiovascular diseases

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