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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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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

More protein intake could cut the risk of developing atrial fibrillation in women

More protein intake could cut the risk of developing atrial fibrillation in women

Obese children more prone to anxiety, depression and shortening of life

Obese children more prone to anxiety, depression and shortening of life

Women experience more chest pain, but lesser artery narrowing than men

Women experience more chest pain, but lesser artery narrowing than men

Shorter and longer sleep duration may affect your cardiovascular health

Shorter and longer sleep duration may affect your cardiovascular health

Sleep duration appears to influence vascular and heart health, experts warn

Sleep duration appears to influence vascular and heart health, experts warn

Many female college athletes found to have higher than normal blood pressure levels

Many female college athletes found to have higher than normal blood pressure levels

Having a low birthweight baby may be an independent risk factor for early heart failure

Having a low birthweight baby may be an independent risk factor for early heart failure