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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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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

Drug to improve fetal growth may increase blood pressure and blood sugar levels in offspring

Drug to improve fetal growth may increase blood pressure and blood sugar levels in offspring

All women need to be educated about postpartum hypertension

All women need to be educated about postpartum hypertension

Cancer-fighting compound reduces fat in obese mice

Cancer-fighting compound reduces fat in obese mice

Preeclamptic women have higher heart disease risk

Preeclamptic women have higher heart disease risk

New MR system could help identify pregnant women at high risk of pre-eclampsia

New MR system could help identify pregnant women at high risk of pre-eclampsia

Lifestyle changes important for patients on medications for blood pressure or cholesterol

Lifestyle changes important for patients on medications for blood pressure or cholesterol

Missing prescription medications can lead to serious consequences

Missing prescription medications can lead to serious consequences

Pregnancy-related public health programs effective at reducing maternal mortality rates

Pregnancy-related public health programs effective at reducing maternal mortality rates

High-intensity interval training improves children's health

High-intensity interval training improves children's health

Elevated pre-meal blood sugar levels in pregnant women linked to adverse outcomes

Elevated pre-meal blood sugar levels in pregnant women linked to adverse outcomes