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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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Atrial fibrillation patients should avoid heavy alcohol consumption, warns study

Atrial fibrillation patients should avoid heavy alcohol consumption, warns study

Microfiber- and nanofiber-based wearable monitors could keep track of patient’s vital signs

Microfiber- and nanofiber-based wearable monitors could keep track of patient’s vital signs

Women face greater risk for heart failure and heart attack death than men, study finds

Women face greater risk for heart failure and heart attack death than men, study finds

Early intervention is key to prevent heart disease in women during menopause transition

Early intervention is key to prevent heart disease in women during menopause transition

Could beta-blockers be a potential treatment for COVID-19?

Could beta-blockers be a potential treatment for COVID-19?

Researchers suggest new indicator for measuring health impacts of air pollution

Researchers suggest new indicator for measuring health impacts of air pollution

New findings support benefits of bariatric surgery in severely obese adolescents

New findings support benefits of bariatric surgery in severely obese adolescents

More sedentary time increases risk of heart failure in older women

More sedentary time increases risk of heart failure in older women

Study underscores the importance of maintaining services to prevent, treat cardiovascular disease

Study underscores the importance of maintaining services to prevent, treat cardiovascular disease

Thromboembolism in COVID-19 patients associated with higher risk of mortality

Thromboembolism in COVID-19 patients associated with higher risk of mortality

COVID-19 lockdown is associated with high blood pressure

COVID-19 lockdown is associated with high blood pressure

Blood pressure drug eases recovery for alcoholics with withdrawal symptoms

Blood pressure drug eases recovery for alcoholics with withdrawal symptoms

COVID-19's harmful neurological effects are more common in patients with hypertension, diabetes

COVID-19's harmful neurological effects are more common in patients with hypertension, diabetes

Algorithm-driven program improves cholesterol, blood pressure levels

Algorithm-driven program improves cholesterol, blood pressure levels

Study highlights the disproportionate burden of COVID-19 among Black, Hispanic patients

Study highlights the disproportionate burden of COVID-19 among Black, Hispanic patients

New AHA COVID-19 CVD Registry details the disparities in care

New AHA COVID-19 CVD Registry details the disparities in care

Two-thirds of older Americans would not seek treatment for depression, new poll shows

Two-thirds of older Americans would not seek treatment for depression, new poll shows

New program can remotely improve cardiovascular health for broad population of patients

New program can remotely improve cardiovascular health for broad population of patients

Study investigates possible link between sleep apnea and autoimmune diseases

Study investigates possible link between sleep apnea and autoimmune diseases

Combination of polypill and aspirin can reduce cardiovascular events by up to 40%

Combination of polypill and aspirin can reduce cardiovascular events by up to 40%