Dr Jun Yang

Institute: Monash University
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Finding a curable cause of high blood pressure

High blood pressure (hypertension) is a major cause of stroke, heart attack, heart failure and kidney failure. 

Primary aldosteronism (PA) (a disease where too much aldosterone hormone is produced by the adrenal glands) is a potentially curable cause of hypertension that affects up to one in ten patients with hypertension. 

Unfortunately, in our…

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