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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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Long-term use of blood pressure medication could be contributing to kidney damage

Long-term use of blood pressure medication could be contributing to kidney damage

Long-term exposure to air pollutants may increase the incidence of COVID-19

Long-term exposure to air pollutants may increase the incidence of COVID-19

Fewer than 1 in 5 U.S. adults with Type 2 diabetes meet targets to reduce heart disease risk

Fewer than 1 in 5 U.S. adults with Type 2 diabetes meet targets to reduce heart disease risk

Booster mRNA vaccination effective in reviving anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibody titers among the elderly

Booster mRNA vaccination effective in reviving anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibody titers among the elderly

Study estimates the global prevalence of dementia in 2050

Study estimates the global prevalence of dementia in 2050

FAU researchers urge to prescribe aspirin based on benefit-to-risk not age

FAU researchers urge to prescribe aspirin based on benefit-to-risk not age

Parents of adolescents get more sleep when middle and high schools start about an hour later

Parents of adolescents get more sleep when middle and high schools start about an hour later

Erectile dysfunction medication found to intensify abdominal aortic aneurysms in mice

Erectile dysfunction medication found to intensify abdominal aortic aneurysms in mice

Efficacy of COVID-19 convalescent plasma therapy in patients with hematological malignancies and COVID-19

Efficacy of COVID-19 convalescent plasma therapy in patients with hematological malignancies and COVID-19

Researchers customize finger clip device to provide a noninvasive way for measuring blood pressure

Researchers customize finger clip device to provide a noninvasive way for measuring blood pressure

New Better Health marketing campaign highlights six benefits of losing excess weight

New Better Health marketing campaign highlights six benefits of losing excess weight

Higher rates of preeclampsia found among Black women born in the U.S. than foreign-born counterparts

Higher rates of preeclampsia found among Black women born in the U.S. than foreign-born counterparts

Study sheds light on how the immune system behaves during pregnancy

Study sheds light on how the immune system behaves during pregnancy

Study uncovers new details behind inflammation that promotes cardiovascular disease

Study uncovers new details behind inflammation that promotes cardiovascular disease

Middle-aged men living in rural counties in the US have higher heart attack death rates than women

Middle-aged men living in rural counties in the US have higher heart attack death rates than women

Simple, inexpensive method to predict the risk of functional disability in older people

Simple, inexpensive method to predict the risk of functional disability in older people

Holiday Heart Syndrome not associated with ventricular arrhythmias, study finds

Holiday Heart Syndrome not associated with ventricular arrhythmias, study finds

Worsening brain function linked to deep anesthesia during surgery

Worsening brain function linked to deep anesthesia during surgery

As hospitals fill up, paramedics spend more time moving patients, less on emergencies

As hospitals fill up, paramedics spend more time moving patients, less on emergencies

Treatment for high blood pressure during pregnancy appears safe and reduces maternal risk

Treatment for high blood pressure during pregnancy appears safe and reduces maternal risk