Stiffening of the arteries detected in multi-ethnic study of young adults

Posted by on May 3, 2016 1:54 am
Categories: health

Stiffening of the arteries usually related to aging can be detected in early adulthood using a method known as pulse wave velocity, according to a new study. Alongside a lack of physical activity, stresses such as perceived racism were also associated with stiffening of the arteries of the 21-23 year-olds who took part in the multi-ethnic study.

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