High Blood Pressure News and Research

Latest High Blood Pressure News and Research

Direct link between inefficient metabolism and atherosclerosis

Direct link between inefficient metabolism and atherosclerosis

Increase in heart surgery mortality from SSRIs or depression?

Increase in heart surgery mortality from SSRIs or depression?

Study shows how COX-2 inhibitors lead to heart disease

Study shows how COX-2 inhibitors lead to heart disease

Patients with metabolic syndrome and moderate calcium levels in the coronary arteries have greater chance of blocked arteries

Patients with metabolic syndrome and moderate calcium levels in the coronary arteries have greater chance of blocked arteries

Patients on hypertension and lipid-lowering medications not sticking to prescriptions

Patients on hypertension and lipid-lowering medications not sticking to prescriptions

Breastfeeding is as good for children's blood pressure as exercise and dietary salt restriction

Breastfeeding is as good for children's blood pressure as exercise and dietary salt restriction

Obstructive sleep apnea significantly increases the risk of suffering a stroke

Obstructive sleep apnea significantly increases the risk of suffering a stroke

Patients at high risk of stroke may need to continue Warfarin therapy after heart rhythm is controlled

Patients at high risk of stroke may need to continue Warfarin therapy after heart rhythm is controlled

Metabolic syndrome prevalent in heart attack patients

Metabolic syndrome prevalent in heart attack patients

Within six months, one in three patients fail to take cardiovascular risk-lowering medications as prescribed

Within six months, one in three patients fail to take cardiovascular risk-lowering medications as prescribed

Patients with type 2 diabetes who participate in group education programs require less medication

Patients with type 2 diabetes who participate in group education programs require less medication

Cardiovascular risk factors among homeless people are under-treated in Canada

Cardiovascular risk factors among homeless people are under-treated in Canada

Hypertension drug combination yields high rate of blood pressure control in hard-to-treat patients

Hypertension drug combination yields high rate of blood pressure control in hard-to-treat patients

Routine, inexpensive blood test sharpens heart disease risk predictions

Routine, inexpensive blood test sharpens heart disease risk predictions

A drug that controls blood pressure and reduces heart risk also appears to protect against diabetes

A drug that controls blood pressure and reduces heart risk also appears to protect against diabetes

Bevacizumab (Avastin) combined with low-dose chemotherapy slows ovarian cancer

Bevacizumab (Avastin) combined with low-dose chemotherapy slows ovarian cancer

Emerging evidence supports early detection, monitoring, and in some cases treatment for children suffering from high blood pressure

Emerging evidence supports early detection, monitoring, and in some cases treatment for children suffering from high blood pressure

Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) has a beneficial impact on cardiovascular health in hypertensive postmenopausal women

Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) has a beneficial impact on cardiovascular health in hypertensive postmenopausal women

Physical fitness and regular exercise reduces a major predictor of cardiovascular disease

Physical fitness and regular exercise reduces a major predictor of cardiovascular disease

Hour of day and time of year has significant impact on blood pressure levels

Hour of day and time of year has significant impact on blood pressure levels