High Blood Pressure News and Research

Latest High Blood Pressure News and Research

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

Afro-Americans with high blood pressure have double the risk of enlarged heart

Afro-Americans with high blood pressure have double the risk of enlarged heart

New Canadian Fat Lab

New Canadian Fat Lab

Blood pressure levels on rise among American children and teenagers

Blood pressure levels on rise among American children and teenagers

New research could reduce risk of strokes in younger people

New research could reduce risk of strokes in younger people

Stroke warning signs and risk factor recognition

Stroke warning signs and risk factor recognition

Stroke survivors have twice the risk of dementia compared to stroke-free men and women of the same age

Stroke survivors have twice the risk of dementia compared to stroke-free men and women of the same age

Mothers who smoke increase the likelihood of daughters smoking 3 fold

Mothers who smoke increase the likelihood of daughters smoking 3 fold

How flexing of blood vessels during a heartbeat might contribute to heart disease

How flexing of blood vessels during a heartbeat might contribute to heart disease

McMaster’s is helping raise awareness of the importance of regular blood pressure monitoring.

McMaster’s is helping raise awareness of the importance of regular blood pressure monitoring.