Archive for 'Inflammation'

High Blood Pressure Linked to Inflammation

Data from the Women’s Health Study, published in Circulation in 1998, indicated that women with the most inflammation in their blood had a seven-fold increased risk of heart attack or stroke. Research has recently expanded still further. For the first time, Harvard Medical School researchers have now clearly shown that inflammation may trigger high blood […]

The Secret Killer

What does a stubbed toe or a splinter in your finger have to do with your risk of developing Alzheimers disease, suffering a heart attack or succumbing to colon cancer? More than you think. As scientists delve deeper into the fundamental causes of those and other illnesses, they are starting to see links to an […]

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