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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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Diabetes drug’s new weight loss formula fuels cost-benefit debate

Diabetes drug’s new weight loss formula fuels cost-benefit debate

An overview on fitness to drive for patients with cardiovascular diseases

An overview on fitness to drive for patients with cardiovascular diseases

Youth-onset type 2 diabetes is more aggressive and difficult to control, study shows

Youth-onset type 2 diabetes is more aggressive and difficult to control, study shows

People with metabolic syndrome may be at higher risk for second stroke, death

People with metabolic syndrome may be at higher risk for second stroke, death

Improvements in neural learning processes linked to reduced symptoms of depression

Improvements in neural learning processes linked to reduced symptoms of depression

Nine of ten patients with hypertension do not receive enough treatment

Nine of ten patients with hypertension do not receive enough treatment

More popular type of antihypertensive drugs causes slightly more side effects

More popular type of antihypertensive drugs causes slightly more side effects

Two types of blood pressure drugs provide equal benefits, but side effects differ

Two types of blood pressure drugs provide equal benefits, but side effects differ

Freiburg surgeons develop new treatment method to improve survival after cardiac arrest

Freiburg surgeons develop new treatment method to improve survival after cardiac arrest

UMD awarded grant to develop an integrated hypertension management program for older adults

UMD awarded grant to develop an integrated hypertension management program for older adults

Study in France suggests high efficacy of mRNA vaccines against SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern

Study in France suggests high efficacy of mRNA vaccines against SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern

Study evaluates physical activity and sedentary behavior in relation to OSA risk

Study evaluates physical activity and sedentary behavior in relation to OSA risk

Study shows strong relationship between women's heart health and pregnancy outcomes

Study shows strong relationship between women's heart health and pregnancy outcomes

Occasional breastfeeding shown to improve cardiac and vascular health in babies, with long-lasting benefits

Occasional breastfeeding shown to improve cardiac and vascular health in babies, with long-lasting benefits

Patient's case report reveals link between Bell’s palsy and Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine

Patient's case report reveals link between Bell’s palsy and Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine

New statement highlights the role of primary care professional in caring for people with stroke

New statement highlights the role of primary care professional in caring for people with stroke

Study highlights burden of methamphetamine-associated heart failure hospitalizations in California

Study highlights burden of methamphetamine-associated heart failure hospitalizations in California

Athletes more likely to experience irregular heart rhythms than non-athletes

Athletes more likely to experience irregular heart rhythms than non-athletes

BU researcher wins Louis and Artur Lucian Award for contributions to cardiovascular science

BU researcher wins Louis and Artur Lucian Award for contributions to cardiovascular science

Stroke treatment can have dire consequences when kidney function is low

Stroke treatment can have dire consequences when kidney function is low