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How does this grab you? Grip strength may tell whether you have diabetes, high blood pressure

Whether you grasp it right away or not, your grip strength may indicate whether or not you have undetected diabetes and high ...

The result of eating too much salt can be measured in blood pressure

American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report ...

New receptor for controlling blood pressure discovered

P2Y2 receptor in blood vessel cells is a key element in the chain of regulation ... Full story

Midlife High Blood Pressure May Negatively Impact the Brain Years Later

Having high blood pressure in your 50’s may impact your ability to keep track or plan ahead in your 80’s. ... Full story

Acute Kidney Injury Linked to Increased Risk of High Blood Pressure

Sudden Loss of Kidney Function, Even if Temporary, Tied to Eventual Onset of High Blood Pressure ... Full story

‘High-Normal’ Blood Pressure in Young Adults Spells Risk of Heart Failure in Later Life

Heart muscle “exquisitely sensitive” to even mild elevations in blood pressure, study suggests ... Full story

Emory invites public to join online discussion about high blood pressure

High blood pressure, or hypertension, is often called the "silent killer" because it can damage the heart and vessels without a person experiencing any symptoms. Not only can it harm your heart, but it can also cause stroke, kidney damage, vision and memory loss, fluid buildup in the lungs and angina and erectile dysfunction. ... Full story

Study: DASH diet can substitute lean pork for chicken or fish to reduce blood pressure

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Adults who are following the DASH-style eating pattern to lower their blood pressure can expand their protein options to include lean, unprocessed pork, according to research from Purdue University. ... Full story

New treatment hope for pregnant women with high blood pressure

Exciting research from the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research has found new answers for pregnant women with high blood pressure, which is also a characteristic of the serious condition, pre-eclampsia. ... Full story

Mobilising against hypertension

Lifestyle-related disease is on the rise in South Africa, including high blood pressure. An ingenious partnership involving Oxford University is putting the nation’s extensive mobile phone network to work in beating the disease. ... Full story

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