Migraines caused by alterations in metabolite levels

Migraines are a pain in the head and in the hip pocket, but newly discovered genetic causes by QUT researchers could lead the way to new preventative drugs and therapies. Genetic analyses findings were published in The American Journal of Human Genetics by Professor Dale Nyholt and his Ph.D. candidates…

Blood pressure rises by stealth in poorer nations

More than half a billion people worldwide live with undetected, untreated hypertension, even as the disease burden shifts from rich nations to poor countries with limited resources to detect and manage the condition. In what researchers describe as a “massive public health failure,” nearly half of the 1.28 billion people…