J Hypertens 2021 May 10. Epub 2021 May 10.
Department of Twin Research and Genetic Epidemiology, King's College London, London, UK Department CIBIO, University of Trento, Trento, Italy Zoe Global Limited Department of Nutritional Sciences, King's College London, London, United Kingdom Academic Rheumatology Clinical Sciences Building, Nottingham City Hospital, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK Both Ana M. Valdes and Cristina Menni contributed equally to this article.
Objectives: Animal studies support a role for the gut microbiota in hypertension development, but large human studies are lacking. Here, we investigated the relationship between hypertension prevalence and gut microbial composition in two cohorts.
Methods: We included 871 unrelated TwinsUK women with faecal microbiome data (16s rRNA gene sequencing). Read More