Nutraceuticals could play an important role in preventing heart disease

Older adults who take a novel antioxidant that specifically targets cellular powerhouses, or mitochondria, see age-related vascular changes reverse by the equivalent of 15 to 20 years within six weeks, according to new University of Colorado Boulder research. The study, published this week in the American Heart Association journal Hypertension, adds to a growing body […]

Eyes of adolescents could reveal risk of cardiovascular disease, study finds

Image of a retina. Credit: Centre for Vision Research, the Westmead Institute for Medical Research Image of a retina. Credit: Centre for Vision Research, the Westmead Institute for Medical Research Close New research has found that poorer well-being or ‘health-related quality of life’ (HRQoL) in adolescence could be an indicator of future cardiovascular disease risk. […]

Study: Eyes of adolescents could be associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease in later life

New research has found that poorer well-being or ‘health-related quality of life’ (HRQoL) in adolescence could be an indicator of future cardiovascular disease risk. Researchers at The Westmead Institute for Medical Research found that adolescents with poorer scores in the social and mental well-being domains of HRQoL have structural changes in their retinal blood vessels […]