Keyword: Cardiovascular Medicine (CAPC)

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Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine

Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine (CAPC) is a scientific research establishment for clinical and experimental studies in the area of prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases. One of the Centre’s main research aims is focused on the pathophysiological mechanisms of cardiorespiratory diseases and the application of the results to clinical use. 

Eva-Mari Aro and Olli Raitakari among the Most Cited Researchers in the World

04.12.2018

Academy Professor in Molecular Plant Biology, Academician of Science Eva-Mari Aro and Director of the Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, Academy Professor Olli Raitakari are among the most cited researchers in the world. Clarivate Analytics has published its annual list of Highly Cited Researchers whose citation records position them in the top one percent by citations for their field and year.

Exposure to Cardiovascular Risk Factors Linked with Arterial Distensibility in Adolescence

30.06.2017

The longitudinal study on children and adolescents conducted by the Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Turku is unique worldwide. The study shows that cardiovascular risk factors, such as overweight, high blood pressure, low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol and insulin resistance, are associated with arterial distensibility in adolescence.

 

Cardiorespiratory Fitness Can Reduce Risk of Fatty Liver

03.05.2017

According to a new study, cardiorespiratory fitness is inversely related to risk of fatty liver. The research was conducted at the University of Turku and shows that, despite the person's weight, achieving moderate cardiorespiratory fitness can protect from fatty liver.

 

Only One Percent of Young Adults Lead a Heart-Healthy Life

24.06.2013

A research done by the University of Turku and the International i3C Consortium shows that ideal cardiovascular health metrics have a positive impact on vascular health already in young adults.

​A heart-healthy diet includes a daily dose of vegetables.