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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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Scientists report new target to combat coronary artery disease

Scientists report new target to combat coronary artery disease

Lower frequency of dietary salt associated with reduced risk of heart disease

Lower frequency of dietary salt associated with reduced risk of heart disease

Diastolic blood pressure found to be associated with neuroticism

Diastolic blood pressure found to be associated with neuroticism

Study challenges "good" cholesterol's predictive role for heart disease

Study challenges "good" cholesterol's predictive role for heart disease

Researchers are developing calculator that weighs risk and benefit of taking osteoporosis drugs

Researchers are developing calculator that weighs risk and benefit of taking osteoporosis drugs

1 in 10 new moms diagnosed with high blood pressure in the year after childbirth

1 in 10 new moms diagnosed with high blood pressure in the year after childbirth

New scientific statement highlights the impact of telehealth in cardiovascular disease management

New scientific statement highlights the impact of telehealth in cardiovascular disease management

New program leverages digital solutions to improve patients' blood pressure and cholesterol levels

New program leverages digital solutions to improve patients' blood pressure and cholesterol levels

Mindfulness may offer a novel way to improve blood pressure control

Mindfulness may offer a novel way to improve blood pressure control

Dietary supplements taken for 'heart health' unlikely to offer meaningful impact on cholesterol levels

Dietary supplements taken for 'heart health' unlikely to offer meaningful impact on cholesterol levels

Personalized 'precision' testing approach leads to efficient chest pain evaluations for heart disease risk

Personalized 'precision' testing approach leads to efficient chest pain evaluations for heart disease risk

Rosuvastatin vastly superior to six common heart health supplements

Rosuvastatin vastly superior to six common heart health supplements

Thrombocytopenia may increase the risk of preeclampsia in pregnant women with COVID-19

Thrombocytopenia may increase the risk of preeclampsia in pregnant women with COVID-19

Blood pressure drug associated with lower risk of Alzheimer's disease in Black patients

Blood pressure drug associated with lower risk of Alzheimer's disease in Black patients

Weekly weight loss drug reduces BMI in teens

Weekly weight loss drug reduces BMI in teens

Study determines the diagnostic utility of liver stiffness measurement

Study determines the diagnostic utility of liver stiffness measurement

Moderate to heavy drinking could increase the risk of stroke in young adults

Moderate to heavy drinking could increase the risk of stroke in young adults

Obesity management likely to improve the clinical outcome of MS

Obesity management likely to improve the clinical outcome of MS

Rutgers study finds substantial inequities in access to specialty epilepsy care in New Jersey

Rutgers study finds substantial inequities in access to specialty epilepsy care in New Jersey

Johns Hopkins researchers uncover a possible target to treat sleep apnea

Johns Hopkins researchers uncover a possible target to treat sleep apnea