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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.

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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.

2008-02-13 03:00:13

By Timonera, Elizabeth R Paiva, Maria Emilia; Lopes, Jose Manuel; Eloy, Catarina; van der Kwast, Theodore; Asa, Sylvia L Adenomatoid tumor and myelolipoma are benign, hormonally inactive tumors that are often incidental findings in the adrenal glands.


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