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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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Pilates helps control blood pressure in young obese women

Pilates helps control blood pressure in young obese women

Antihypertensive drugs may protect against COVID-19 in heart patients

Antihypertensive drugs may protect against COVID-19 in heart patients

Individuals taking glucocorticoids are at high risk if infected with COVID-19

Individuals taking glucocorticoids are at high risk if infected with COVID-19

Investigational oral form of treatment offers hope for adults with acromegaly

Investigational oral form of treatment offers hope for adults with acromegaly

Coronavirus shown to spread in high heat and humidity

Coronavirus shown to spread in high heat and humidity

Renal denervation effective in patients with untreated high blood pressure

Renal denervation effective in patients with untreated high blood pressure

COVID-19 and its effects on the cardiovascular system

COVID-19 and its effects on the cardiovascular system

Heart and kidney patients should keep taking their medicines during COVID-19 pandemic

Heart and kidney patients should keep taking their medicines during COVID-19 pandemic

Removing a gene prevents Type 1 diabetes in mice by disguising beta cells

Removing a gene prevents Type 1 diabetes in mice by disguising beta cells

Deleting a gene prevents Type 1 diabetes in mice by disguising insulin-producing cells

Deleting a gene prevents Type 1 diabetes in mice by disguising insulin-producing cells

What happens when COVID-19 and cardiovascular diseases mix?

What happens when COVID-19 and cardiovascular diseases mix?

Gero uses AI platform to identify potential anti-COVID-19 drugs

Gero uses AI platform to identify potential anti-COVID-19 drugs

Men who had early puberty at higher risk of type 2 diabetes

Men who had early puberty at higher risk of type 2 diabetes

Harnessing human genetics to uncover clues to longevity

Harnessing human genetics to uncover clues to longevity

High blood pressure and obesity shown to be two strongest risk factors for shortening lifespan

High blood pressure and obesity shown to be two strongest risk factors for shortening lifespan

Patients treated with ACEIs and ARBs may be at increased risk of severe COVID-19

Patients treated with ACEIs and ARBs may be at increased risk of severe COVID-19

Cumulative doses of oral steroids associated with increased hypertension

Cumulative doses of oral steroids associated with increased hypertension

Higher daily step counts linked with lower blood pressure

Higher daily step counts linked with lower blood pressure

Hypertension-related deaths increase in the U.S across all age groups

Hypertension-related deaths increase in the U.S across all age groups

People taking more steps daily found to have lower blood pressure

People taking more steps daily found to have lower blood pressure