Published in Heart Disease Weekly, August 10th, 2003
Reporting on the Atherosclerosis Risk in Young Adults (ARYA) study, investigators from the University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands, concluded that the cascade of increased cardiovascular risk begins in adolescence, especially for those with high systolic blood pressure.
"This study is further confirmation of the dangers of even minimal increases in blood pressure and the need for greater public awareness about this condition," said Michael A. Weber, MD, an editor of the American...
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