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• One of the most important public health issues the Nation faces is the rising incidence of heart failure. HF incidence rates have risen faster than predicted. The prevalence will increase as better and more therapy becomes available. While heart failure is the biggest ticket item in the Medicare budget, the cost to society will increase more than it has already. But much HF can be prevented or onset prolonged. Investing... more »

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Molecular mechanism for hypertension and the diverse co-morbidities

What molecular mechanism causes hypertension as well as the diverse co-morbidities in hypertension?

We discovered a fundamental mechanism that causes chronic and acute tissue injury due to the action of the powerful digestive enzymes, the same used for daily digestion. In various acute and chronic cardiovascular conditions the compartmentalization of these enzymes fails and they escape into the intestine and systemic... more »

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