Lucknow, September 11: Three-day BPCON-2022 conference on hypertension concluded here today with a call for laying emphasis on effectively controlling rising menace of hypertension in the country.
Dr. Raman Puri, President Lipid Association of India, apprised about the dangers of increasing cholesterol, LDL cholesterol which is quite fatal. He said heart attack is a factor in increased mortality.
There was a good lecture on endothelial dysfunction by Dr. Anil Virmani, Jamshedpur, who explained how the endothelium located between the blood and the wall of blood arteries regulates blood pressure by secreting various hormones and substances.
The closing ceremony of the program was presided over by Prof. Anuj Maheshwari, Prof. Narsingh Verma, Dr. Sajid Ansari. The research scholars who participated in the poster competition and oral presentation were felicitated.