High Blood Pressure News and Research

Latest High Blood Pressure News and Research

High blood pressure increased 30 percent over the last decade in the U.S.

High blood pressure increased 30 percent over the last decade in the U.S.

High blood pressure may help people to stay calm

High blood pressure may help people to stay calm

Striking increase in high blood pressure in the U.S.

Striking increase in high blood pressure in the U.S.

COX2 inhibitor lumiracoxib could be an effective treatment for osteoarthritis

COX2 inhibitor lumiracoxib could be an effective treatment for osteoarthritis

Researchers to conduct a series of studies on human circulation

Researchers to conduct a series of studies on human circulation

Computed tomography may improve screening of latent atherosclerosis

Computed tomography may improve screening of latent atherosclerosis

80% of cancer patients use some form of complementary or alternative therapies

80% of cancer patients use some form of complementary or alternative therapies

Workplace obesity intervention programs can reach millions of people

Workplace obesity intervention programs can reach millions of people

A quarter of all adults aged over 40 could develop an irregular heartbeat

A quarter of all adults aged over 40 could develop an irregular heartbeat

Good health goes beyond diet, exercise and stress

Good health goes beyond diet, exercise and stress

Structural microvascular changes, visible in the eye, may precede development of severe hypertension

Structural microvascular changes, visible in the eye, may precede development of severe hypertension

Mexican-Americans have a far higher chance of suffering a stroke than non-Hispanic whites

Mexican-Americans have a far higher chance of suffering a stroke than non-Hispanic whites

Ultra-fast computed tomography (CT) scanner to look inside the heart and its arteries for calcium build-up

Ultra-fast computed tomography (CT) scanner to look inside the heart and its arteries for calcium build-up

New initiative aimed at reducing the excessively high rates of stroke

New initiative aimed at reducing the excessively high rates of stroke

New guidelines for water, salt and potassium intake of Americans

New guidelines for water, salt and potassium intake of Americans

Approval of cholesterol-lowering therapy Lipitor for the prevention of cardiovascular disease

Approval of cholesterol-lowering therapy Lipitor for the prevention of cardiovascular disease

Children should be screened for high blood pressure at age 3

Children should be screened for high blood pressure at age 3

Antioxidant pills do nothing to prevent cardiovascular disease

Antioxidant pills do nothing to prevent cardiovascular disease

Hormone that is important in the control of blood pressure may also inhibit the growth of lung cancer cells

Hormone that is important in the control of blood pressure may also inhibit the growth of lung cancer cells

Automated health databases can help physicians monitor chronic diseases like hypertension

Automated health databases can help physicians monitor chronic diseases like hypertension