CRP Liver Protein Induces Hypertension

Fri, 23 Feb 2007 02:00 AM EST

... C-Reactive Protein, widely regarded as a risk factor for hypertension and other forms of cardiovascular disease, plays a direct role in the onset of hypertension, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have found."We have discovered that C-Reactive Protein (CRP) is not merely a marker of the risk of hypertension, it actually induces hypertension," said Dr. [click link for full article] ...