Article ID: 719582
Researchers Discover New, Treatable Pathway Known to Cause Hypertension in Obese PeopleJohns Hopkins Medicine
There’s no question that as body weight increases, so too does blood pressure. Now, in a study of mice, Johns Hopkins researchers have revealed exactly which molecules are likely responsible for the link between obesity and blood pressure. Blocking one of these molecules — a signaling channel that’s found in a tiny organ on the side of your neck — effectively lowers blood pressure in obese mice, the researchers reported recently in the journal Circulation Research.
Released:26-Sep-2019 8:00 AM EDT
Article ID: 718919
Flavoring Ingredient Exceeds Safety Levels in E-Cigarettes and Smokeless TobaccoDuke Health
A potential carcinogen that has been banned as a food additive is present in concerningly high levels in electronic cigarette liquids and smokeless tobacco products, according to a new study from Duke Health.
Released:12-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT