Published in Nursing Home and Elder Business Week, November 28th, 2004
According to the report from the United States, "Hypertension is associated with an elevation of reactive oxygen species (ROS) and frequently also with an impairment of endogenous antioxidant mechanisms. Experimental manipulation of the redox state in vivo shows that ROS can be a cause of hypertension."
B. Lassegue and K.K. Griendling of Emory University explained, "During the development of the disease, ROS are generated by endogenous sources, notably the NADPH oxidase enzyme family and uncoupled nitric oxide synthase, due to a mutual reinforcement between...
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