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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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Newly identified mechanism regulates activity of nitric oxide-producing enzyme

Newly identified mechanism regulates activity of nitric oxide-producing enzyme

Effects of chronic stress associated with increased inflammatory signaling within brain circuits

Effects of chronic stress associated with increased inflammatory signaling within brain circuits

Spine surgeons across the world are experiencing the effects of COVID-19

Spine surgeons across the world are experiencing the effects of COVID-19

Data provides a baseline understanding of the eating habits of older adults before COVID-19

Data provides a baseline understanding of the eating habits of older adults before COVID-19

No specific COVID-19-linked lesions found despite extensive organ injury

No specific COVID-19-linked lesions found despite extensive organ injury

Identifying optimal vasopressor treatment for nontraumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage

Identifying optimal vasopressor treatment for nontraumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage

Temple research suggests new way to prevent abdominal aortic aneurysm therapeutically

Temple research suggests new way to prevent abdominal aortic aneurysm therapeutically

Type 2 diabetes is more prevalent in American Indians and Alaska Natives

Type 2 diabetes is more prevalent in American Indians and Alaska Natives

ACE2 receptors in the kidney not linked to high BP or RAS blockers

ACE2 receptors in the kidney not linked to high BP or RAS blockers

Study shows antihypertensive drugs do not raise serum levels of ACE2

Study shows antihypertensive drugs do not raise serum levels of ACE2

New NIH grant will help Pennington Biomedical scientists to study metabolic diseases

New NIH grant will help Pennington Biomedical scientists to study metabolic diseases

Researchers find a 'skinny' gene

Researchers find a 'skinny' gene

Kidney transplants: Volume of services correlated with quality of treatment outcomes

Kidney transplants: Volume of services correlated with quality of treatment outcomes

New clinical trial to test treatment that targets overactive immune response to COVID-19

New clinical trial to test treatment that targets overactive immune response to COVID-19

Despite low stroke rates among COVID-19 patients, cases are still more severe

Despite low stroke rates among COVID-19 patients, cases are still more severe

Lowering blood pressure reduces risk of developing dementia, research shows

Lowering blood pressure reduces risk of developing dementia, research shows

Research looks at COVID-19 in cancer patients

Research looks at COVID-19 in cancer patients

Study focuses on COVID-19 patients with inflammatory rheumatic diseases

Study focuses on COVID-19 patients with inflammatory rheumatic diseases

Taking blood pressure medicines as usual is important during COVID-19 pandemic

Taking blood pressure medicines as usual is important during COVID-19 pandemic

MicroRNAs in maternal blood may predict development of preeclampsia

MicroRNAs in maternal blood may predict development of preeclampsia