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Lack of social ties link to hypertension in women

Lack, social ties, hypertension, women, Middle-aged, older women, heart attacks, strokes, Researchers, University of British Columbia, heart disease, principal investigator, Annalijn Conklin, faculty of pharmaceutical sciences, UBC, Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory, Healthcare

Middle-aged and older women who lack social ties are far more likely to suffer hypertension and thus have an increased risk of heart attacks and strokes.