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Discovery of a new target of therapeutic interest for arterial hypertension

January 29 2010

Researchers from Inserm Unit 915, the "Thorax Institute" at Nantes, have discovered the role of a new protein in arterial hypertension: ARHGEF1. A link in the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system, which lies at the origin of numerous vas...
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Social inequalities in health: higher blood pressure in underprivileged neighbourhoods

January 26 2010

It is reported that blood pressure rises as the educational level of individuals and the average educational level of a neighbourhood fall. This is what the first study published on the basis of the RECORD cohort appears to prove. This work, led b...
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The “French Paradox” revealed

January 07 2010

It has long been established by many epidemiological studies that moderate consumption of red wine reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease. The mechanisms behind polyphenol action, however, remained a mystery. A team of research scientists in A...
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Walking speed predicts the risk of cardiovascular death

November 12 2009

The results of a study carried out by Alexis Elbaz, researcher in the mixed Inserm/Pierre and Marie Curie University UMRS_708 “Neuroepidemiology" unit obtained during an epidemiological study on people over 65 recruited in the Dijon centre of...
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