News tagged with blood pressure
Related topics: high blood pressure , hypertension , heart disease , heart attack , stroke
February is American Heart Month but living a heart healthy lifestyle is important anytime of the year. That's because cardiovascular disease is the number one killer of Americans – one in three of us will die from heart ...
Cardiology Feb 06, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Eating Southern-style foods may be linked to a higher risk of stroke, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2013.
Cardiology Feb 07, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Young adults and teens who smoke, are obese and have high blood sugar levels may be more likely to die before they reach their 55th birthday, new government research suggests.
Pediatrics Feb 18, 2013 | 2 / 5 (2) | 2 |
Energy drinks may increase blood pressure and disturb your heart's natural rhythm, according to research presented at the American Heart Association's Epidemiology and Prevention/Nutrition, Physical Activity and Metabolism ...
Cardiology Mar 21, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
University of Adelaide researchers are hoping to better understand why some sufferers of Parkinson's disease experience a marked reduction in blood pressure after they've eaten a meal.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Apr 03, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Individuals and governments need to step up their efforts to battle high blood pressure, which is estimated to affect more than one in three adults aged over 25, the World Health Organisation said Wednesday.
Health Apr 03, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
High blood pressure and obesity are no longer confined to wealthy countries, a new study has found. These health risks have traditionally been associated with affluence, and in 1980, they were more prevalent in countries ...
Cardiology Apr 09, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Eating fish is good for your heart, but taking fish oil capsules does not help people at high risk of heart problems who are already taking medicines to prevent them, a large study in Italy found.
Cardiology May 08, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
New study confirms link between weight loss and blood pressure for individuals with specific genetic polymorphisms
Your genetic makeup can help determine how well your body will respond to weight loss efforts aimed at controlling high blood pressure, a new study confirms.
Genetics Apr 30, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Over 9 million people died as a consequence of high blood pressure in 2010, making it the health risk factor with the greatest toll worldwide, say experts.
Health Dec 13, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Canadians can track how much salt they're eating and identify the main sources of sodium in their diet using a new online Salt Calculator.
Health Mar 11, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Many Canadians are concerned about dietary sodium and welcome government intervention to reduce sodium intake through a variety of measures, including lowering sodium in food, and education and awareness, according to a national ...
Health Mar 13, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
By 2030, you—and every U.S. taxpayer—could be paying $244 a year to care for heart failure patients, according to an American Heart Association policy statement.
Cardiology Apr 24, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0