Medical News Today: Stress, insomnia may triple death risk for those with hypertension

A stressful work environment coupled with a lack of sleep can result in a threefold-higher risk of cardiovascular death in people with hypertension. Having both a stressful job and difficulty sleeping may dramatically increase a person’s risk of cardiovascular death. Recent research looked at how stress and insomnia affected the Continue Reading

Medical News Today: Atherosclerosis: Research reveals new mechanism and therapeutic target

New research offers fresh insights into how a type of immune cell can destabilize the fatty deposits, or plaques, that form in arteries during atherosclerosis. Healthy arteries keep the heart healthy. A new study may help prevent atherosclerosis — a disease that affects our blood vessels. Atherosclerosis is a persistent, Continue Reading