“REGULATING FROM MR. T”

POLITICO New York Healthcare
September 13, 2016

Researchers from The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and Karolinska Institutet, writing in Nature, found that the T-cells capable of producing the neurotransmitter acetylcholine can regulate blood pressure. Here’s why this matters: T-cells contain an enzyme choline acetyltransferase, or ChAT, which produces acetylcholine. ChAT cells are known to respond to vagus nerve stimulation. That means it may be possible to use bioelectronic medicine to treat blood pressure and hypertension.http://prn.to/2crNVSh

Topics: News

Focus onHealth TV

Watch Focus onHealth, Northwell Health's TV show. It's the healthy way to stay informed!