Sunday, 23 May 2010

A cure from seaweed is good for hypertension
That high blood pressure is a real scourge of modern times and we all know, think of the many cardiovascular consequences arising from high blood pressure; today medicine has developed more and more active drugs to restore blood pressure to normal, but the scientists are increasingly questioning the need to derive new drug molecules from what nature offers and the fact that algae can gain some comfort not just another garrison.
And ‘in fact these days the news that you can extract from the marine world and algae in particular pharmacologically active substances that are opposed to arterial hypertension and hypercholesterolemia. This result would be reached Israeli researchers at Ben-Gurion University of Negev, led by Professor Zvi Hacohen.
According to scientists from classes of freshwater from the sea and not only could get a seaweed called IKG-1 ‘mutant algae that would have significant quantities of a polyunsaturated fatty acid, acid DGLA by large anti-inflammatory properties, somewhat similar to Omega 6.
But these algae still tease the imagination of scientists who were acting for the effects on blood pressure of individuals, not as substitutes for current antihypertensive therapy, but rather as a real complement to the therapy, as would since a similar measure could be applied terapeuitico complementary to oppose excess cholesterol in the blood … more. in the prevention of cardiovascular disease and stroke, heart attack in his head.

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