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Sodium Retention And Blood Pressure Increased By Common Genetic Mutation
2012-05-30 08:43:57

Nearly 40 percent of the small adrenal tumors that cause big problems with high blood pressure share a genetic mutation that causes patients to retain too much sodium, researchers report.

2011-02-18 08:11:45

Yale University researchers have identified two breakthrough genetic mutations that can trigger hypertension in up to a third of patients suffering from a common cause of severe high blood pressure.

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2011-02-11 10:25:00

High blood pressure may in some cases be caused by benign hormone-producing tumors of the adrenal cortex.

2010-11-10 01:04:00

A hormone already responsible for increasing blood pressure by prompting the kidneys to retain salt appears to moonlight as a major stimulator of the brain centers that control the vascular system and blood pressure.

2009-06-04 22:18:50

Despite having normal blood pressure, U.S. researchers say overweight male teens show signs of heart damage.

2009-06-01 10:52:43

Even while their blood pressures are still normal, overweight male teens may have elevated levels of a hormone known to increase pressures as well as early signs of heart damage.

2009-03-17 11:11:23

A novel signaling pathway plays a significant role in the production of aldosterone, a hormone that promotes heart failure after a myocardial infarction, according to a study conducted by Thomas Jefferson University researchers.


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  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
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