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 ...

Cardiology

How to treat high blood pressure without ruining your sex life

Men with untreated high blood pressure have poorer penile blood flow than those with normal blood pressure, according to research presented today at ESC Congress 2020. The differences disappeared with blood pressure medication. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Impaired blood clotting may explain higher COVID-19 risk

A new review suggests that higher-than-normal levels of an enzyme involved in blood clot prevention may be a common risk factor for developing COVID-19—a respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2—in ...

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