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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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Cancer chemotherapy changes the function of cells that repair heart injury

Cancer chemotherapy changes the function of cells that repair heart injury

COVID-19 has created a perfect storm for people with heart disease

COVID-19 has created a perfect storm for people with heart disease

COVID-19 has created a perfect storm for people with heart disease

COVID-19 has created a perfect storm for people with heart disease

Small for gestational age babies more likely to experience asymmetric growth

Small for gestational age babies more likely to experience asymmetric growth

Generalized epilepsy patients have higher OSA risk than people with focal epilepsy

Generalized epilepsy patients have higher OSA risk than people with focal epilepsy

Study finds new treatment approach for patients with salt sensitive hypertension

Study finds new treatment approach for patients with salt sensitive hypertension

Targeted therapy found to be effective at shrinking tumors in patients with nonsmall-cell lung cancer

Targeted therapy found to be effective at shrinking tumors in patients with nonsmall-cell lung cancer

Newer Type 2 diabetes medications could reduce kidney, heart disease risks

Newer Type 2 diabetes medications could reduce kidney, heart disease risks

Risk factors for mortality among hospitalized patients with COVID-19

Risk factors for mortality among hospitalized patients with COVID-19

Researchers compare the effect of two anti-hypertensive drugs on post-exercise hypotension

Researchers compare the effect of two anti-hypertensive drugs on post-exercise hypotension

Shielding strategy could be ineffective in reducing COVID-19 prevalence and mortality

Shielding strategy could be ineffective in reducing COVID-19 prevalence and mortality

Black young adults pay a higher price to achieve prosperity

Black young adults pay a higher price to achieve prosperity

Tobacco responsible for one in five of all deaths from heart disease

Tobacco responsible for one in five of all deaths from heart disease

California’s deadliest spring in 20 years suggests COVID undercount

California’s deadliest spring in 20 years suggests COVID undercount

Combination of two mosquito-borne viruses may be a trigger for stroke

Combination of two mosquito-borne viruses may be a trigger for stroke

Strong causative link between smoking and bleeding in the brain

Strong causative link between smoking and bleeding in the brain

CNIC researchers uncover a mechanism explaining how macrophages regulate obesity

CNIC researchers uncover a mechanism explaining how macrophages regulate obesity

Study finds increased risk of serious complications in children taking oral steroids

Study finds increased risk of serious complications in children taking oral steroids

Low birth weight appears to increase risk of severe COVID-19 in adults

Low birth weight appears to increase risk of severe COVID-19 in adults

Study investigates the outcomes of heart transplants from severely obese donors

Study investigates the outcomes of heart transplants from severely obese donors