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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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UMSOM researchers receive $5 million federal grant to improve use of genetic risk scores

UMSOM researchers receive $5 million federal grant to improve use of genetic risk scores

SNPRC at Texas Biomed awarded $37 million NIH grant to continue operations into 2026

SNPRC at Texas Biomed awarded $37 million NIH grant to continue operations into 2026

Plant-based diet appears to offer protection against hypertension and preeclampsia

Plant-based diet appears to offer protection against hypertension and preeclampsia

Restoring heart health over time reduces risk of cardiovascular disease later in life

Restoring heart health over time reduces risk of cardiovascular disease later in life

Age influences the extent to which smoking and other risk factors increase risk of depression

Age influences the extent to which smoking and other risk factors increase risk of depression

Deep neural network model can accurately predict the brain age of healthy patients

Deep neural network model can accurately predict the brain age of healthy patients

Efforts to prevent smoking, obesity could delay the need for angioplasty and stenting

Efforts to prevent smoking, obesity could delay the need for angioplasty and stenting

Study elucidates the benefits of Mg supplementation during pregnancy and in hormone-related conditions

Study elucidates the benefits of Mg supplementation during pregnancy and in hormone-related conditions

Vascular preservation therapy eliminates the varicose vein problem

Vascular preservation therapy eliminates the varicose vein problem

Testing placental hormone levels can help identify candidates for pregnancy complications

Testing placental hormone levels can help identify candidates for pregnancy complications

New measure of heart function could improve survival for people with heart failure

New measure of heart function could improve survival for people with heart failure

Wearable sensor shows link between blood pressure and intracranial pressure

Wearable sensor shows link between blood pressure and intracranial pressure

COVID-19 can cause long-term consequences for the kidneys

COVID-19 can cause long-term consequences for the kidneys

Discovery offers a potential new pathway to treat hypertension

Discovery offers a potential new pathway to treat hypertension

Minimally-invasive procedure could offer hope to patients with high blood pressure

Minimally-invasive procedure could offer hope to patients with high blood pressure

Study finds molecular pathway that can explain how chronic kidney disease induces heart failure

Study finds molecular pathway that can explain how chronic kidney disease induces heart failure

Weight loss drug Wegovy approved by FDA

Weight loss drug Wegovy approved by FDA

Henry Ford Hospital cardiologists are first in the U.S. to implant circulatory support device

Henry Ford Hospital cardiologists are first in the U.S. to implant circulatory support device

Alzheimer's disease increases a threefold risk of contracting severe COVID-19 and death

Alzheimer's disease increases a threefold risk of contracting severe COVID-19 and death

Eating two serves of fruit daily linked with lower type 2 diabetes risk

Eating two serves of fruit daily linked with lower type 2 diabetes risk