High Blood Pressure News and Research

Latest High Blood Pressure News and Research

Weight loss medication Xenical® more effective than lifestyle changes alone in managing weight

Weight loss medication Xenical® more effective than lifestyle changes alone in managing weight

ACE inhibitors for diabetics cut in half the risk of death

ACE inhibitors for diabetics cut in half the risk of death

Three year olds and upwards should have their blood pressure checked as part of routine examinations

Three year olds and upwards should have their blood pressure checked as part of routine examinations

Heart failure is a leading cause of death and nearly 5 million people in the United States suffer from it

Heart failure is a leading cause of death and nearly 5 million people in the United States suffer from it

Hypertension treatment could reduce hemorrhagic strokes by nearly 30 percent

Hypertension treatment could reduce hemorrhagic strokes by nearly 30 percent

New medical device indentifies abnormal heart rhythms called atrial fibrillation

New medical device indentifies abnormal heart rhythms called atrial fibrillation

Study has important implications for African Americans who suffer from high blood pressure

Study has important implications for African Americans who suffer from high blood pressure

Financially burdened patients more likely to die after coronary revascularization

Financially burdened patients more likely to die after coronary revascularization

Anti-clotting treatment underused at many hospitals

Anti-clotting treatment underused at many hospitals

Comparison study shows low-carbohydrate, high-protein diet loses more weight than low-fat, low-cholesterol, low-calorie diet

Comparison study shows low-carbohydrate, high-protein diet loses more weight than low-fat, low-cholesterol, low-calorie diet

Body size is a major predictor of high blood pressure

Body size is a major predictor of high blood pressure

Job strain and marital stress factors are a deadly blood pressure increasing duo

Job strain and marital stress factors are a deadly blood pressure increasing duo

Blood pressure control of people 80 years and older, especially women, must be made a national priority

Blood pressure control of people 80 years and older, especially women, must be made a national priority

Blood pressure screening for children should start at age 3, according to the latest government diagnosis and treatment guidelines

Blood pressure screening for children should start at age 3, according to the latest government diagnosis and treatment guidelines

Matching method allows surgeons to successfully transplant kidneys that would otherwise be discarded

Matching method allows surgeons to successfully transplant kidneys that would otherwise be discarded

Faster growing babies are at greater risk of heart disease and stroke

Faster growing babies are at greater risk of heart disease and stroke

Mechanism that prevents kidney damage in the early stages of diabetes associated with obesity

Mechanism that prevents kidney damage in the early stages of diabetes associated with obesity

A mother-to-be who eats fish during the later stages of pregnancy is less likely to have a very small baby

A mother-to-be who eats fish during the later stages of pregnancy is less likely to have a very small baby

Cardiovascular disease in parents is a major predictor of offspring having a heart attack or stroke

Cardiovascular disease in parents is a major predictor of offspring having a heart attack or stroke

Men with erectile dysfunction (ED) are 38 percent more likely to have hypertension

Men with erectile dysfunction (ED) are 38 percent more likely to have hypertension