Sugary drinks are linked to obesity, heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes -- and the more soda people drink the more likely these outcomes. The deniers keep arguing that association isn't proof that one actually causes the...Show More Summary
Every year, more than 120 million prescriptions are written worldwide for thiazide drugs, a group of salt-lowering medicines used to treat high blood pressure. These drugs are often very effective. But in some patients, they don't work. Show More Summary
UAB will receive funding from the AHA over the next four years to complete projects in population health, clinical and basic science, focused on high blood pressure.
One additional meal eaten away from home correlates with a more than 5% increase in the chance of having prehypertension
A genetic investigation of individuals in the Framingham Heart Study may prove useful to identify novel targets for the prevention or treatment of high blood pressure. The study takes a close look at networks of blood pressure-related genes.
The dangers associated with night-time breathing disturbances, such as obstructive sleep apnea are well known: increased risk of high blood pressure, heart attack, stroke and diabetes, not to mention sometimes dangerous daytime drowsiness, according to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.Read full article >>
#WARONMEN: Men With Stressed Out Wives May Have High Blood Pressure As A Result, Study Suggests. “A new study suggests that men whose wives are stressed are more likely to suffer from higher systolic blood pressure than those with more relaxed spouses. Women’s hearts, on the other hand, don’t seem to be affected by a […]
Happy wife, happy life heart. A new study suggests that men whose wives are stressed are more likely to suffer from higher systolic blood pressure than those with more relaxed spouses. Women's hearts, on the other hand, don't seem to...Show More Summary
A new study is the first to show a link between eating away from home and increased risk for high blood pressure. The association was found to be particularly strong among men.
A recent study on university-going young adults is the first ever to show an association between meals eaten away from home and high blood pressure. These findings highlight lifestyle factors that can affect hypertension and emphasize the importance of being aware of the salt and calorie content in food, to facilitate better meal choices when eating out.
A recent study on university-going young adults, by researchers from the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore (Duke-NUS), is the first ever to show an association between meals eaten away from home and high blood pressure. These...Show More Summary
Restaurant lovers, beware. A new study shows that eating out can lead to higher blood pressure. Researchers from Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore surveyed 501 adults between the ages of 18 and 40. They collected data on the...Show More Summary
If you ever thought your spouse made your blood boil, you now have the study to prove it.
When I first met Mr. Baker in the medical clinic, he had high blood pressure and a painful hip. Yet he greeted the staff with a cheerful demeanor and a smile at every clinic visit.
More than 90 percent of us consume too much salt (guilty!), which, as you know, contributes to high blood pressure. For some reason, blood pressure varies noticeably by region of the country, so a team of researchers from the Centers...Show More Summary
These habits can lead to weight loss, and lower risks of high blood pressure and diabetes
Hypertension is a factor in many U.S. deaths
When compared to healthy pregnant women, pregnant women with a severe form of sickle cell disease are six times more likely to die during or following pregnancy and have an increased risk for stillbirth, high blood pressure, and preterm delivery, a new study reports. Show More Summary
Meet our Herbie of the Week: Carol C! Tired of suffering from allergies and taking medication for high blood pressure and cholesterol, Carol decided to try a plant-based diet after watching "Forks Over Knives" and reading "Prevent & Reverse Heart Disease". Show More Summary