PRESS RELEASE: Blood vessels already suffer in youth. New VASCage publication on cardiovascular risk factors in Journal of American Heart Association

Risk factors for heart attack and stroke such as blood and liver fat levels lead to an increase in early pathological vascular wall changes in Tyrolean adolescents. This has been shown in a representative study of Tyrolean and South Tyrolean adolescents. A recent publication by the VASCage research center and the Medical University of Innsbruck concludes that preventive care would be important not only for high-risk adolescents.

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