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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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New research could change how doctors treat some patients with high blood pressure

New research could change how doctors treat some patients with high blood pressure

Analysis highlights the need for a more nuanced approach to COVID-19 vaccine prioritization

Analysis highlights the need for a more nuanced approach to COVID-19 vaccine prioritization

Surgery to correct congenital heart disease linked to increased risk of adult hypertension

Surgery to correct congenital heart disease linked to increased risk of adult hypertension

MENA people in southeast Michigan face obstacles to optimal health

MENA people in southeast Michigan face obstacles to optimal health

Comorbidities lead to an increased risk of death from Covid-19, research shows

Comorbidities lead to an increased risk of death from Covid-19, research shows

Specific gene may play a causal role in heart disease independent of cholesterol levels

Specific gene may play a causal role in heart disease independent of cholesterol levels

New study may lead to GRK5-based therapies to prevent heart failure

New study may lead to GRK5-based therapies to prevent heart failure

Using a salt substitute can help lower blood pressure in rural India

Using a salt substitute can help lower blood pressure in rural India

Despite targeted efforts, racial disparities persist in rural areas

Despite targeted efforts, racial disparities persist in rural areas

Study: Patients with chronic kidney disease have high risk of acute kidney injury

Study: Patients with chronic kidney disease have high risk of acute kidney injury

Low-cost hypertension management intervention can be cost-effectively scaled up in rural South Asia

Low-cost hypertension management intervention can be cost-effectively scaled up in rural South Asia

Rare genetic variant may explain severe COVID-19 in young healthy male patients

Rare genetic variant may explain severe COVID-19 in young healthy male patients

Normal-tension glaucoma linked to increased risk of cognitive impairment

Normal-tension glaucoma linked to increased risk of cognitive impairment

Lupus patients with lower vitamin D levels more likely to have metabolic syndrome, insulin resistance

Lupus patients with lower vitamin D levels more likely to have metabolic syndrome, insulin resistance

The pressure is on to diagnose and treat chronic kidney disease

The pressure is on to diagnose and treat chronic kidney disease

Scientists identify new genetic clues to treat “silent’ stroke

Scientists identify new genetic clues to treat “silent’ stroke

FDA approves new indication for drug to treat pediatric NDO patients

FDA approves new indication for drug to treat pediatric NDO patients

Preemies have greater risk of death from chronic diseases in adulthood

Preemies have greater risk of death from chronic diseases in adulthood

COVID-19 in pregnancy associated with preeclampsia, stillbirth, preterm birth

COVID-19 in pregnancy associated with preeclampsia, stillbirth, preterm birth

COVID-19 patients have higher risk of stroke, finds study

COVID-19 patients have higher risk of stroke, finds study