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(Science: cardiology) Persistently high arterial blood pressure. Hypertension may have no known cause (essential or idiopathic hypertension) or be associated with other primary diseases (secondary hypertension).

this condition is considered a risk factor for the development of heart disease, peripheral vascular disease, stroke and kidney Disease.

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John is a 72 year old Irish person currently living in the UK. He has had hypertension since his early 50s and has started to develop breathing difficulties following mild exercise. His cardiologist has made an appointment to perform a gated nuclear ventriculogram ...

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by zak
Wed Dec 18, 2013 11:20 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: biology
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Human Pathology 'Multiple-Choice Questions'

... A 35 year-old XY subject with congenital adrenal hyperplasia (21-hydroxylase deficiency) would have: a. moon face b. enlarged adrenal glands c. hypertension d. above normal hematocrit 4. Which of the following enzymes is highly expressed in the adrenal medulla but not in the adrenal cortex? ...

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by ScrimmSphere
Mon Feb 04, 2013 11:03 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Human Pathology 'Multiple-Choice Questions'
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Hyper and hypo tension?

What causes Hypertension and hypotension? What are their effects on the body?

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by anamikariya
Sun Apr 29, 2012 11:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hyper and hypo tension?
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Re: drink water, orange juice or Cola before eating?

... you withhold water during a meal, the stomach has to make more mucus and water into the stomach which can be a major problem for those that suffer hypertension and other blood volume conditions. The stomach cannot mix properly if it does not have the fluidity to mix problem. You can try this by ...

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by daniel.kurz
Mon Oct 24, 2011 12:26 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: drink water, orange juice or Cola before eating?
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Views: 42629

Cell treatment, various concentrations from a stock solution

Hi everyone, I am working with smooth muscle cells and resveratrol, a molecule found in grape skins which has been proven to reduce hypertension and to have various antioxidant effects. I need to treat each cell culture with different concentrations of this molecule (diluted in DMSO). I ...

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by tsao
Tue Oct 11, 2011 4:45 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Cell treatment, various concentrations from a stock solution
Replies: 11
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