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High Blood Pressure Hypertension

Hypertension or high blood pressure is known as the "silent killer" because despite being one of the most common fatal conditions worldwide, most people are unaware they have the condition because it presents with very few or no symptoms.

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As the coronavirus spreads, Americans lose ground against other health threats

As the coronavirus spreads, Americans lose ground against other health threats

Gut bacteria may predict risk of pulmonary hypertension

Gut bacteria may predict risk of pulmonary hypertension

Specific gut bacteria may predict development of pulmonary arterial hypertension

Specific gut bacteria may predict development of pulmonary arterial hypertension

Switching what heart cells consume could help them regenerate

Switching what heart cells consume could help them regenerate

Telemonitoring plus phone counseling improves blood pressure control among minority stroke survivors

Telemonitoring plus phone counseling improves blood pressure control among minority stroke survivors

UTHealth Consortium On Aging leads movement to improve health care for older adults

UTHealth Consortium On Aging leads movement to improve health care for older adults

New insights about the 'extra' heartbeat in some people

New insights about the 'extra' heartbeat in some people

New understanding of neurovascular coupling

New understanding of neurovascular coupling

AI-based approach may allow EKGs to be used for detecting hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

AI-based approach may allow EKGs to be used for detecting hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Individual clinical judgments needed for prescribing aspirin in primary prevention

Individual clinical judgments needed for prescribing aspirin in primary prevention

Advancing a protein drug in lettuce leaves to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension

Advancing a protein drug in lettuce leaves to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension

OB-GYNs recommend low-dose aspirin for all patients to prevent preeclampsia

OB-GYNs recommend low-dose aspirin for all patients to prevent preeclampsia

Chronic kidney disease killing millions worldwide

Chronic kidney disease killing millions worldwide

P53-deficient oral cancers recruit and reprogram nerves to fuel tumor growth

P53-deficient oral cancers recruit and reprogram nerves to fuel tumor growth

Shingles vaccine appears to reduce stroke risk

Shingles vaccine appears to reduce stroke risk

Golf could lower risk of death among older adults

Golf could lower risk of death among older adults

Gum disease linked to stroke

Gum disease linked to stroke

Free radicals from immune cells linked to salt-sensitive hypertension

Free radicals from immune cells linked to salt-sensitive hypertension

Better than other plans or better than nothing? Trump’s claim about ‘affordable’ options

Better than other plans or better than nothing? Trump’s claim about ‘affordable’ options

Higher maternal blood pressure linked to placental gene modifications

Higher maternal blood pressure linked to placental gene modifications