Neuroscience

High blood pressure damages the brain in early middle age

Uncontrolled high blood pressure damages the brain's structure and function as early as young middle-age, and even the brains of middle-aged people who clinically would not be considered to have hypertension have evidence ...

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.

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