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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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Children who grow up with dogs may have protection from Crohn's disease later in life

Children who grow up with dogs may have protection from Crohn's disease later in life

Medication, lifestyle intervention effective in preventing Type 2 diabetes, but not cardiovascular disease

Medication, lifestyle intervention effective in preventing Type 2 diabetes, but not cardiovascular disease

Taste buds can be restrained to enjoy low sodium diet

Taste buds can be restrained to enjoy low sodium diet

Even safe levels of alcohol consumption may harm the heart

Even safe levels of alcohol consumption may harm the heart

High air pollution may increase risk for life-threatening arrhythmias

High air pollution may increase risk for life-threatening arrhythmias

Novel non-invasive method for predicting complications in chronic liver disease

Novel non-invasive method for predicting complications in chronic liver disease

Researchers examine link between long-term use of blood pressure drugs and breast cancer risk

Researchers examine link between long-term use of blood pressure drugs and breast cancer risk

Study supports the use of age-specific risk prediction scores for dementia

Study supports the use of age-specific risk prediction scores for dementia

Lifestyle coaching can help improve blood pressure control in Black adults with hypertension

Lifestyle coaching can help improve blood pressure control in Black adults with hypertension

Maternity Disparities Taskforce focuses on supporting women’s health before and during pregnancy

Maternity Disparities Taskforce focuses on supporting women’s health before and during pregnancy

‘That’s just part of aging’: Long covid symptoms are often overlooked in seniors

‘That’s just part of aging’: Long covid symptoms are often overlooked in seniors

Polypharmacy can lead to harmful drug interactions, especially among cancer patients

Polypharmacy can lead to harmful drug interactions, especially among cancer patients

Health and Social Care Secretary announces a new 10-Year Plan to tackle dementia

Health and Social Care Secretary announces a new 10-Year Plan to tackle dementia

Many treatments for intracerebral hemorrhage are not as effective as previously thought, guideline suggests

Many treatments for intracerebral hemorrhage are not as effective as previously thought, guideline suggests

Dosing recommendations should always be respected while taking herbal supplements

Dosing recommendations should always be respected while taking herbal supplements

Allergic asthma, allergies may be associated with the risk of cardiovascular diseases

Allergic asthma, allergies may be associated with the risk of cardiovascular diseases

People with young-onset Alzheimer’s experience faster symptom progression than older counterparts

People with young-onset Alzheimer’s experience faster symptom progression than older counterparts

Nurse-led program helped Black and Hispanic people in Bronx better manage blood pressure

Nurse-led program helped Black and Hispanic people in Bronx better manage blood pressure

Lean people with NAFLD more likely to have cardiovascular disease than those who are overweight

Lean people with NAFLD more likely to have cardiovascular disease than those who are overweight

Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy linked to CVD risk later in life

Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy linked to CVD risk later in life