Stiff arteries linked to high blood pressure

May 28, 2014 5:32 PM

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Stiff arteries linked to high blood pressure

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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