Cardiovascular Health

Cardiovascular Health

Review

Astaxanthin: a potential therapeutic agent in cardiovascular disease.

Marine Drugs. 2011 Mar 21; 9(3):447-65

Human Studies

Astaxanthin vs placebo on arterial stiffness, oxidative stress and inflammation in renal transplant patients (Xanthin): a randomised controlled trial.

BMC Nephrol. 2008 Dec 18; 9:17.

Animal Studies & In Vitro Studies

Astaxanthin inhibits thrombosis in cerebral vessels of stroke-prone spontaneously hypertensive rats.

Nutr Res. 2011 Oct; 31(10):784-9.

Astaxanthin suppresses scavenger receptor expression and matrix metalloproteinase activity in macrophages.

Eur J Nutr. 2010 Mar; 49(2):119-26.

Astaxanthin lowers blood pressure and lowers renin-angiotensin system in Fatty Zucker rats.

J Func Foods, 2009; 13-32

Antihypertensive and neuroprotective effects of astaxanthin in experimental animals.

Biol Pharm Bull. 2005 Jan; 28(1):47-52.