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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.
Increased levels of moderate and vigorous physical activity can curb arterial stiffening in children

Increased levels of moderate and vigorous physical activity can curb arterial stiffening in children

COVID-19 may impact the heart health of young, healthy adults

COVID-19 may impact the heart health of young, healthy adults

Five-year study aims to improve health of patients with cystic fibrosis across their growing lifespan

Five-year study aims to improve health of patients with cystic fibrosis across their growing lifespan

Early cannabis use may increase risk of developing heart disease

Early cannabis use may increase risk of developing heart disease

UTHSC professor receives $2.2 million for research into arterial stiffness and hypertension

UTHSC professor receives $2.2 million for research into arterial stiffness and hypertension

Higher HMBGB1 levels associated with obesity, inflammation, and cardiovascular disease in younger black adults

Higher HMBGB1 levels associated with obesity, inflammation, and cardiovascular disease in younger black adults

Phosphate binder drug does not reduce heart disease risk in people with chronic kidney disease

Phosphate binder drug does not reduce heart disease risk in people with chronic kidney disease

UH researcher receives $2.2 million NIH grant to prevent obesity-induced cardiovascular diseases

UH researcher receives $2.2 million NIH grant to prevent obesity-induced cardiovascular diseases

Study shows link between exposure to air pollution and vascular damage

Study shows link between exposure to air pollution and vascular damage

Obesity, type 2 diabetes, or high blood pressure in teenagers may lead to prematurely aged arteries

Obesity, type 2 diabetes, or high blood pressure in teenagers may lead to prematurely aged arteries

Pilates helps control blood pressure in young obese women

Pilates helps control blood pressure in young obese women

Sleep duration appears to influence vascular and heart health, experts warn

Sleep duration appears to influence vascular and heart health, experts warn

Arterial stiffness accelerates as women transition through menopause

Arterial stiffness accelerates as women transition through menopause

Exploring link between elevated blood pressure early in life and dementia

Exploring link between elevated blood pressure early in life and dementia

Taking high dose of vitamin D linked lower blood pressure in overweight children

Taking high dose of vitamin D linked lower blood pressure in overweight children

Exercise improves key measures of cardiovascular health

Exercise improves key measures of cardiovascular health

Vaping risks significant, says new review

Vaping risks significant, says new review

Excessive physical work can damage the heart, says new study

Excessive physical work can damage the heart, says new study

Is too much physical activity bad for the heart?

Is too much physical activity bad for the heart?

Study explores whether physical activity is always beneficial for the heart

Study explores whether physical activity is always beneficial for the heart