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What’s good for the heart is good for the brain

By James Wysotski - Maggie Atkinson, a lawyer and long-time HIV survivor, was shocked to realize that her father had better brain ...

Initiative to Combat Hypertension Sees Big Gains in Treatment Success

ALBANY, N.Y — Patients who have high blood pressure when seen by an Albany Med physician are nearly twice as likely ...

Delving deep into ancestry to help doctors prescribe better hypertension treatments

Scientists are investigating whether treatment for high blood pressure can be improved by taking a person’s ethnic heritage into account. ... Full story

Managing mum's blood pressure doesn't harm her unborn child

Health researchers have been surprised by the results of a major international study which shows that tightly controlling blood pressure in pregnant women has no harmful effects for their babies. ... Full story

Hydrogen sulfide could help lower blood pressure

A gas that gives rotten eggs their distinctive odour could one day form the basis of new cardiovascular therapies. ... Full story

New Hypertension Guidelines Could Save Lives and Money

Increased treatment of severe hypertension particularly cost-effective ... Full story

Scientists discover why too much salt raises blood pressure

An international research team that includes University of Otago scientists has found that excessive salt intake “reprogrammes” the brain, interfering with a natural safety mechanism that normally prevents the body’s arterial blood pressure from rising. ... Full story

Revolutionary device found to lower blood pressure

A revolutionary device has been shown to significantly lower blood pressure among patients with uncontrolled high blood pressure, compared to those treated with usual drug measures – according to research from Queen Mary University of London and published in The Lancet. ... Full story

Daily beetroot juice lowers blood pressure, scientists find

Drinking a daily cup of beetroot juice has been shown to significantly lower blood pressure among patients with high blood pressure, according to scientists from Queen Mary University of London. ... Full story

Mom's exercise habits good for blood pressure in kids

It’s been well established among doctors and researchers alike, that babies with lower birth weight have a greater risk of having high blood pressure later in life. ... Full story

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