Cardiology

Lower your sodium, and blood pressure will follow

Reducing sodium intake by any amount can lower blood pressure over the long term—and may benefit everyone, including people with normal blood pressure, new research shows.

Cardiology

Women have a lower range of 'normal' blood pressure than men

A new study from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai shows that women have a lower "normal" blood pressure range compared to men. The findings were published today in the peer-reviewed journal Circulation.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

U.S. moms-to-be are much less healthy now

(HealthDay)—In the past 30 years, U.S. women have been in progressively worse physical shape as they become pregnant, a new study finds.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Team sport lowers blood pressure in postmenopausal women

Team sport effectively counteracts diminished vascular function in women with high blood pressure, even several years after the onset of menopause. This, according to new research from the Copenhagen Center for Team Sports ...

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