High Blood Pressure News and Research

Latest High Blood Pressure News and Research

48 percent of adults in the U.S. have inadequate health literacy

48 percent of adults in the U.S. have inadequate health literacy

Aggressive public health efforts to control hypertension may help preserve cognitive abilities as well as cardiovascular health

Aggressive public health efforts to control hypertension may help preserve cognitive abilities as well as cardiovascular health

Researchers map genetic location that explains why certain blood pressure-lowering drugs aren't effective for some people

Researchers map genetic location that explains why certain blood pressure-lowering drugs aren't effective for some people

Lead exposures early in life combined with high blood pressure in working age adults may lead to diminishing cognitive abilities in later life

Lead exposures early in life combined with high blood pressure in working age adults may lead to diminishing cognitive abilities in later life

Genes from both the mother and father can trigger pre-eclampsia

Genes from both the mother and father can trigger pre-eclampsia

Smoking may increase the risk of developing diabetes

Smoking may increase the risk of developing diabetes

"Designer" rats help show how declining estrogen after menopause can affect hypertension

"Designer" rats help show how declining estrogen after menopause can affect hypertension

Supportive spouse helps lower blood pressure

Supportive spouse helps lower blood pressure

Low-dose aspirin might prevent the cardiovascular damage known to arise from use of the painkiller rofecoxib (Vioxx)

Low-dose aspirin might prevent the cardiovascular damage known to arise from use of the painkiller rofecoxib (Vioxx)

Nuclear receptor proteins could change anti-inflammatory treatments

Nuclear receptor proteins could change anti-inflammatory treatments

Low-fat, plant-based diet is more effective at helping women lose weight

Low-fat, plant-based diet is more effective at helping women lose weight

Strokes and heart attacks can be prevented in people with high blood pressure

Strokes and heart attacks can be prevented in people with high blood pressure

Metabolic Syndrome, a map of the cardiovascular damage

Metabolic Syndrome, a map of the cardiovascular damage

Sports and exercise - in addition to preventing obesity and diabetes - directly improve vascular function and reduce atherosclerosis

Sports and exercise - in addition to preventing obesity and diabetes - directly improve vascular function and reduce atherosclerosis

New blood pressure-lowering drugs reduce stroke risk by 50%

New blood pressure-lowering drugs reduce stroke risk by 50%

Legs For Life free national screening program can save legs

Legs For Life free national screening program can save legs

Unrecognized hypertension is common among emergency room patients, especially African Americans

Unrecognized hypertension is common among emergency room patients, especially African Americans

Viagra fights heart and lung diseases

Viagra fights heart and lung diseases

If you thought getting mugged was more likely than a stroke - wrong again!

If you thought getting mugged was more likely than a stroke - wrong again!

Call for closer examination of a metabolic syndrome

Call for closer examination of a metabolic syndrome