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Throughout the world, 1 in every 4 adults suffers from hypertension,1 a disease that contributes to 49% of ischemic heart disease and 62% of strokes worldwide. Inadequately controlled hypertension is(More)
Deterioration in endothelial function and arterial stiffness are early events in the development of cardiovascular diseases. In adults, noninvasive measures of atherosclerosis have become established(More)
Apolipoprotein CIII (apoCIII), a lipid-binding protein involved in the transport of triglycerides and cholesterol in the plasma, is synthesized primarily in the liver and the intestine. A cis-acting(More)
The rapid increase in the prevalence and severity of obesity in children is likely to lower the age of onset and increase the incidence of cardiovascular disease worldwide. Understanding the(More)