Mice Fed a High-Fat Diet Show Signs of Artery Damage After Only 6 Weeks, University of Virginia Study

Published: Apr 04, 2012

High fat diets cause damage to blood vessels earlier than previously thought, and these structural and mechanical changes may be the first step in the development of high blood pressure. These findings in mice, by Marie Billaud and colleagues from the University of Virginia School of Medicine in the US, are published online in Springer's Journal of Cardiovascular Translational Research.

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