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Endothelins are proteins that constrict blood vessels and raise blood pressure. They are normally kept in balance by other mechanisms, but when they are over-expressed, they contribute to high blood pressure (hypertension) and heart disease.
Some skin cancers originate in hair follicles, says new study

Some skin cancers originate in hair follicles, says new study

Some deadly skin cancers may originate in hair follicles

Some deadly skin cancers may originate in hair follicles

Some skin cancers may originate in hair follicles

Some skin cancers may originate in hair follicles

Study pinpoints immune cells that could be key to tackling hypertension

Study pinpoints immune cells that could be key to tackling hypertension

Conference to focus on preventing and reversing consequences of sickle cell disease

Conference to focus on preventing and reversing consequences of sickle cell disease

Drug treatment used for other conditions can help women combat urinary incontinence

Drug treatment used for other conditions can help women combat urinary incontinence

Reducing cocaine use can potentially reverse coronary atherosclerosis

Reducing cocaine use can potentially reverse coronary atherosclerosis

Vitamin B3 may help treat preeclampsia-affected pregnant women

Vitamin B3 may help treat preeclampsia-affected pregnant women

Results of high-impact clinical trials could improve kidney-related medical care

Results of high-impact clinical trials could improve kidney-related medical care

No added benefit proven for pulmonary arterial hypertension drug, IQWiG finds

No added benefit proven for pulmonary arterial hypertension drug, IQWiG finds

Study reveals promising strategy against bladder cancer metastasis

Study reveals promising strategy against bladder cancer metastasis

GPCR-Gβγ inhibition therapy could prevent chronic and acute kidney damage in heart failure patients

GPCR-Gβγ inhibition therapy could prevent chronic and acute kidney damage in heart failure patients

New research on EdnrB, Wnt signaling pathways could lead to therapies for skin pigment disorders

New research on EdnrB, Wnt signaling pathways could lead to therapies for skin pigment disorders

Researchers identify potential drug target in skin for itchy feeling

Researchers identify potential drug target in skin for itchy feeling

New blood biomarkers could lead to better evaluation of treatment for patients with PAH

New blood biomarkers could lead to better evaluation of treatment for patients with PAH

14th APS symposium highlights role of endothelin in many biological functions

14th APS symposium highlights role of endothelin in many biological functions

Endothelin system offers potential therapeutic target for ALS

Endothelin system offers potential therapeutic target for ALS

Study provides mechanism for EDNRB gene's role in adaptation to life at high altitudes

Study provides mechanism for EDNRB gene's role in adaptation to life at high altitudes

Updated guidelines released for treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Updated guidelines released for treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Stopping cocaine use may lower levels of ET-1 protein that plays key role in coronary artery disease

Stopping cocaine use may lower levels of ET-1 protein that plays key role in coronary artery disease