Study finds lifestyle factors that could harden arteries

medicalxpress | May 06, 2019

A new study from the University of Georgia pinpoints lifestyle factors that could lead to hardened arteries. One of the largest of its kind, the study performed an untargeted metabolomics profile of over 1,200 participants of the Bogalusa Heart Study to identify metabolites linked to the hardening of arteries. Hardening arteries, or arterial stiffness, is an independent risk factor for heart disease and death, and the mechanisms that contribute to arterial stiffening are not well understood. That's where metabolomics can help pull back the curtain on how and when arterial stiffness begins to occur.

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Over the past several years, biologics have gained
significant traction in the pharmaceutical industry,
representing more than $150 billion in global sales in
2013. By 2020 they are predicted to generate $290
billion in revenue and comprise 27 percent of the
pharmaceutical market.i

Spotlight

Over the past several years, biologics have gained
significant traction in the pharmaceutical industry,
representing more than $150 billion in global sales in
2013. By 2020 they are predicted to generate $290
billion in revenue and comprise 27 percent of the
pharmaceutical market.i

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