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University of Nottingham Malaysia researchers discovered new natural compounds from a local fig plant that could lead to improved treatment for resistant hypertension

NOTTINGHAM, 21-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers have discovered new natural compounds in a fig plant species native to Malaysia that could lead to improved treatment for resistant hypertension. Dr Kuan Hon Lim and his team from the University of Nottingham Malaysia have isolated a new class of natural compounds from a local fig plant species that induce vasodilation in aorta tissue, … Read the full press release

Dr Will Johnson of Loughborough University: the concept of ‘healthy obesity’ is inherently flawed

Leicestershire, UK, 17-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The on-going debate over whether ‘health obesity’ exists is diverting attention away from effective medical research as academics continue to use the confusing classification. The concept – which relates to people with high BMI but … Read the full press release

EuroPRevent 2016: Long term exposure to aircraft noise associated with hypertension and organ damage

Participants lived near an airport for three years or more SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, France, 21-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Long term exposure to aircraft noise is associated with hypertension and organ damage, reveals research presented today at the EuroPRevent 2016 meeting by Marta … Read the full press release