Higher levels of a "danger" molecule may be one reason males tend to become hypertensive earlier and more severely than females, scientists say.
(HealthDay)—A little jogging is good for your health, researchers say, but too much might not be.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug that may be help some of the millions of Americans resolving to lose weight this year.
Diets high in fruit, vegetables, whole grains and nuts among factors to lower first-time stroke risk
Eating Mediterranean or DASH-style diets, regularly engaging in physical activity and keeping your blood pressure under control can lower your risk of a first-time stroke, according to updated AHA/ASA guideline ...
(Medical Xpress)—Contrary to conventional wisdom, a growing body of evidence shows that eating lean beef can reduce risk factors for heart disease, according to recent research by nutritional scientists.
Indian medical researchers say they have successfully tested a blend of curry spices that lower blood pressure in lab rats, raising hopes for a natural and affordable drug to treat the chronic disease.
High blood pressure is highly age-related and affects more than 1 billion people worldwide. But doctors can't fully explain the cause of 90 per cent of all cases. A computer model of a "virtual human" suggests ...
A diet that combines unsaturated fats with nitrite-rich vegetables, such as olive oil and lettuce, can protect you from hypertension, suggests a new study led by King's College London. The findings, published ...
(HealthDay)—High blood pressure affects about one-third of American adults and raises their risk for heart attack, stroke, heart failure, kidney failure and death, but there are many medications available ...
(Medical Xpress)—College football players tend to have stiffer arteries than other college students, even before their college athletic careers have started, cardiology researchers have found.
A major study has found that giving stroke patients medications to lower their blood pressure during the first 48 hours after a stroke does not reduce the likelihood of death or major disability.
(HealthDay)—Black women in the United States are much more likely to have high blood pressure than black men or white women and men, according to a new study.
(HealthDay)—Thanksgiving may be an official day of gratitude, but research suggests that if you make time for "thank you" every day, you might enjoy life more.
(HealthDay)—People routinely get vaccinations to ward off the flu or prevent infectious diseases such as measles and whooping cough. Could there be a vaccine in the future that would prevent a heart attack?
(HealthDay)—Two drugs are not always better than one, a new study indicates.