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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 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

ACC Middle East Conference 2019 brings together leading experts to discuss global burden of NCDs

ACC Middle East Conference 2019 brings together leading experts to discuss global burden of NCDs

Studies reveal how popular drug helps in heart failure

Studies reveal how popular drug helps in heart failure

Exercise may reduce artery stiffening associated with heart failure

Exercise may reduce artery stiffening associated with heart failure

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