(Best Syndication News) Scientists say that hydrogen sulfide, the common gas that smells like rotten eggs, is the regulator of blood pressure. The gas is produced in the blood vessel lining and softens the thin membrane lining. The findings could help develop therapies for diabetes, high blood pressure, and neurodegenerative diseases.
So far the research has only been done on mice, but researchers are hopeful that a therapy for humans can be developed. Guangdong Yang, PhD, of the University of Saskatchewan and Lakehead University in Canada, along with colleagues all in the United States used mice that were engineered to not have CSE, an enzyme long suspected of making hydrogen sulfide.
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