Keyword Results for 'hypertension'
Air pollution increases hypertension risk in pregnant women Feb 14, 11:26 am
Washington, Feb 14 (ANI): A new study has found that breathing in harmful toxics during pregnancy increases risk of hypertension in women and may result in deadly complications like preeclampsia.
Washington, Jan. 22 (ANI): Researchers have found that patients with masked hypertension, or normal BP in clinic but elevated BP when measured at home, had an increased risk of death and cardiovascular events compared with those who had normal BP in both clinic and at home.
Washington, Dec. 18 (ANI): The American Society of Hypertension, Inc. (ASH) and the International Society of Hypertension (ISH) have announced the creation of first-of-their-kind guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of Hypertension.
CPAP reduces hypertension in patients with sleep apnea Dec 11, 11:36 am
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): Researchers have found that among patients with obstructive sleep apnea and hypertension that requires 3 or more medications to control, continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment for 12 weeks resulted in a decrease in 24-hour average and diastolic blood pressure and an improvement in the nocturnal blood pressure pattern, compared to patients who did not receive CPAP.
Washington, Dec. 8 (ANI): Inability of the artery that supplies blood to the penis to expand and contract properly is the reason behind erectile dysfunction (ED).
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): A new study has shown that an experimental drug called 3K3A-APC appears to reduce brain damage, eliminate brain hemorrhaging and improve motor skills in older stroke-afflicted mice and stroke-afflicted rats with comorbid conditions such as hypertension.
Washington, Oct 16 (ANI): A new study has revealed that technique incorporating meditation and yoga can benefit patients with high blood pressure or 'prehypertension'.
Washington, Oct 11 (ANI): A new study has revealed that high body weight in children and adolescents is strongly associated with the likelihood of hypertension.
How eating better can help you live longer Sep 25, 11:31 am
Washington, Sept. 25 (ANI): Diet can help lower hypertension and improve heart function in patients suffering from a common type of heart failure, according to a new research.
Washington, Sept 8 (ANI): A worldwide study has found that many people don't know they have hypertension, and even if they do, very few are receiving adequate drug therapy for their condition.
Vitamin D may not help reduce BP in hypertension sufferers Aug 13, 12:40 pm
Washington, August 13 (ANI): A study has claimed that Vitamin D supplementation does not seem to improve blood pressure or markers of vascular health in older patients suffering from hypertension.
Blood pressure drugs up breast cancer risk Aug 6, 2:16 pm
Washington, Aug 6 (ANI): A new study has found that long-term use of a calcium-channel blocker to treat hypertension (high blood pressure) is associated with higher breast cancer risk.
Washington, July 30 (ANI): College football players, especially linemen, may develop high blood pressure over the course of their first season, according to a small study in the American Heart Association's journal Circulation.
Soon, drug to 'switch off' hypertension Jul 23, 2:46 pm
Washington, July 23 (ANI): Researchers have designed new compounds that could be the key to controlling hypertension and switching off the signaling pathways that lead to the deadly condition.
Drinking 4 cups of tea or coffee a day helps lower BP Jul 2, 10:56 am
London, July 2 (ANI): People consuming four cups of tea or coffee a day have lower blood pressure as compared to those who don't, a new study has revealed.
Washington, June 13 (ANI): Researchers at The Mount Sinai Medical Center have found that multiple drug classes commonly prescribed for common medical conditions are capable of influencing the onset and progression of Alzheimer's disease.
Lack of vitamin D linked to hypertension Jun 11, 10:52 am
Washington, June 11 (ANI): A new study led by an India researcher has confirmed that low levels of vitamin D can trigger hypertension.
Wrist sensor could help accurately measure blood pressure Jun 8, 2:10 pm
London, June 8 (ANI): Researchers suggest that a wrist sensor could improve how blood pressure is measured.
Vegetarian diets linked to lower death risk Jun 4, 9:57 am
Washington, June 4 (ANI): Vegetarian diets have been linked with reductions in risk for several chronic diseases, including hypertension, but a new study has claimed that they are also associated with reduced death rates.
Yoga could lower blood pressure for people with hypertension May 30, 11:13 am
New York, May 30 (ANI): A new study has found that yoga can benefit people who are looking to lower their high blood pressure.
Body fat makes arteries stiffer after middle age May 16, 2:29 pm
Washington, May 16 (ANI): According to a new study, having too much body fat makes arteries become stiff after middle age.
Yoga lowers blood pressure while cell phone use raises it May 16, 11:20 am
Washington, May 16 (ANI): Mobile phone calls may cause a rise in blood pressure; yoga may lower it; and despite the need to cut back on sodium to lower blood pressure, hypertensive individuals may have an increased desire for saltier foods.
Washington, May 3 (ANI): In a new study, researchers have demonstrated that grapes are able to reduce heart failure associated with chronic high blood pressure (hypertension) by increasing the activity of several genes responsible for antioxidant defense in the heart tissue.
Alternative therapies may help treat hypertension Apr 23, 4:01 pm
Washington, April 23 (ANI): Alternative therapies such as aerobic exercise, resistance or strength training, and isometric hand grip exercises reduce blood pressure and can be considered an adjunctive treatment for those who can't tolerate or don't respond well to standard medications, according to the American Heart Association.
Simple op could replace daily drugs for blood pressure patients Apr 23, 10:29 am
London, Apr 23 (ANI): A simple operation which could effectively cure high blood pressure is being tested on patients in Britain.
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