Cardiovascular health

Recent Study identifies Risk Factor for PAD

March 23, 2019

Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a global health problem that affects more than two hundred million people worldwide with evidence of increasing incidence. PAD is a disease of systemic atherosclerosis and has been associated with an increased risk of adverse cardiovascular events and mortality as well as high morbidity due to claudication symptoms, impaired quality […]

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Cannabinoids, The Heart of the Matter

August 3, 2018

GB Sciences, Inc. (OTCQB: GBLX) is pleased to announce the publication of a review article co-authored by GB Sciences and key collaborators in the Journal of the American Heart Association, which explains the potential medical benefits of using cannabinoid-based therapies for the treatment of heart diseases. GB Sciences’ own Chief Science Officer, Dr.?Andrea Small-Howard, joins […]

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Drinking Kefir May Prompt Brain-Gut Communication to Lower Blood Pressure

May 19, 2018

Drinking kefir may have a positive effect on blood pressure by promoting communication between the gut and brain. Kefir is a fermented probiotic milk beverage known to help maintain the balance of beneficial bacteria in the digestive system. Researchers will present their findings today at the American Physiological Society (APS) annual meeting at Experimental Biology […]

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Relaxation response may reduce blood pressure by altering expression of a set of genes

May 19, 2018

High blood pressure — or hypertension — is a major risk factor for heart attack and stroke that affects as many as 100 million Americans and 1 billion people worldwide. Decades of research have demonstrated that the relaxation response — the physiological and psychological opposite of the well-known fight-or-flight stress response that can be achieved […]

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