Stiff arteries linked to high blood pressure

May 28, 2014 5:32 PM

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Blood pressure is determined by the amount of blood the heart pumps and the amount of resistance to blood flow in your arteries.

According to a report from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, a computer model of a virtual human suggests that stiff arteries are sufficient to cause high blood pressure. The technology promises to aid healthcare practitioners with a more precise method of explaining the origin of...

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