Goal 1: Promote Human Health

Microbiome and hypertension

What is the connection between the gut microbiome and the development of hypertension?

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Is this idea a Compelling Question (CQ) or Critical Challenge (CC)? : Compelling Question (CQ)

Details on the impact of addressing this CQ or CC :

Help understand the normal and pathophysiology of human hypertension and related disorders, such as metabolic syndrome, diabetes, obesity, and stroke.

Feasibility and challenges of addressing this CQ or CC :

Yes., this is feasible.

Name of idea submitter and other team members who worked on this idea : NHLBI Staff


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