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Renin, also known as angiotensinogenase, is an enzyme that participates in the body's renin-angiotensin system (RAS) that mediates extracellular volume (i.e., that of the blood plasma, lymph and interstitial fluid), and arterial vasoconstriction. Thus, it regulates the body's mean arterial blood pressure.
Optimizing guideline-directed medical therapy for heart failure with reduced ejection fraction

Optimizing guideline-directed medical therapy for heart failure with reduced ejection fraction

Study may shed light on new ways to counteract the effects of high blood pressure on cognition

Study may shed light on new ways to counteract the effects of high blood pressure on cognition

Is obesity an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease?

Is obesity an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease?

Study uncovers link between salt-adding habits and type 2 diabetes

Study uncovers link between salt-adding habits and type 2 diabetes

NF-κB activation during COVID-19 and its impact on patients with hypertension

NF-κB activation during COVID-19 and its impact on patients with hypertension

Engineered bacteria could offer new treatment for hypertension

Engineered bacteria could offer new treatment for hypertension

Hormones and high blood pressure: Study reveals endocrine culprits and targeted treatments

Hormones and high blood pressure: Study reveals endocrine culprits and targeted treatments

Are migraines linked to gut health and chronic non-communicable diseases?

Are migraines linked to gut health and chronic non-communicable diseases?

Presidential advisory by the American Heart Association: connecting cardiovascular, kidney, and metabolic health

Presidential advisory by the American Heart Association: connecting cardiovascular, kidney, and metabolic health

Insomnia's toll on the heart: study highlights cardiovascular event risks

Insomnia's toll on the heart: study highlights cardiovascular event risks

Is hemp the superfood vegetarians have been waiting for?

Is hemp the superfood vegetarians have been waiting for?

University of Kentucky's cardiovascular scientist recognized for excellence in hypertension research

University of Kentucky's cardiovascular scientist recognized for excellence in hypertension research

Study uncovers thousands of medication pairings linked to frequent dosage adjustments

Study uncovers thousands of medication pairings linked to frequent dosage adjustments

Is drinking water hardness associated with cardiovascular disease mortality?

Is drinking water hardness associated with cardiovascular disease mortality?

Unlocking ACE2: The enzyme that links COVID-19, heart disease, and diabetes

Unlocking ACE2: The enzyme that links COVID-19, heart disease, and diabetes

Kidney–Gut axis: study shows potential link between gut dysbiosis and chronic kidney disease

Kidney–Gut axis: study shows potential link between gut dysbiosis and chronic kidney disease

Could plant-based diets help treat cardiovascular diseases?

Could plant-based diets help treat cardiovascular diseases?

The impact of oat consumption on the gut microbiota

The impact of oat consumption on the gut microbiota

COVID-19 treatment: study evaluates ACEi and ARB effects on clinical outcomes

COVID-19 treatment: study evaluates ACEi and ARB effects on clinical outcomes