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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.
Why Mediterranean diet is good for older adults Apr 19, 10:34 am
Washington, April 19 (ANI): A baseline adherence to a Mediterranean diet (MeDiet) was found to be associated with a lower risk of hyperuricemia, defined as a serum uric acid (SUA) concentration higher than 7mg/dl in men and higher than 6mg/dl in women, according to a study.
Eating watermelons helps lower blood pressure Apr 11, 12:28 pm
Karachi, April 11 (ANI): Watermelon can be an effective natural weapon against prehypertension, which is a major risk factor for heart attacks and strokes, a new study has revealed.
Uncontrolled hypertension could increase Alzheimer's risk Mar 19, 9:49 am
Washington, March 19 (ANI): Controlling or preventing risk factors such as hypertension earlier in life may limit or delay the brain changes associated with Alzheimer's disease and other age-related neurological deterioration, a new study has suggested.
Prenatal exposure to pesticide DDT linked to high BP in women Mar 13, 3:29 pm
Washington, March 13 (ANI): Infant girls exposed to high levels of the pesticide DDT while still inside the womb have a tripled risk for hypertension in adulthood, according to a new study led by the University of California, Davis.
Mums' blood pressure during pregnancy may affect kids' future health Feb 26, 11:47 am
Washington, February 26 (ANI): Mild maternal hypertension early in pregnancy actually benefits the fetus, but that late-pregnancy hypertension has negative health consequences for the child, a new study has found.
Exercise can improve brain health Feb 18, 3:12 pm
Washington, February 18 (ANI): Exercise doesn't only strengthen your heart and muscles - it also helps increase brain power, say researchers.
Caloric restriction and exercise help prevent pregnancy complications in obese women Feb 12, 3:00 pm
Washington, February 12 (ANI): Consistent physical activity and healthier lifestyle changes beginning in a woman's first trimester can prevent excessive weight gain in obese pregnant women, helping to avoid preterm delivery, hypertension and gestational diabetes, suggests a new study.
Cutting down on salt intake could save millions of lives Feb 12, 1:16 pm
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): As many as a half a million American lives could be saved if they all ate a fraction of a teaspoon of salt less every day, according to a new study.
Hypertension during pregnancy ups risk of chronic kidney disease Jan 23, 10:54 am
Washington, January 23(ANI): A study has found that women with hypertensive disorders during pregnancy are at higher risk of chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal disease compared with women without the disorders.
Low wages could lead to hypertension Jan 14, 11:34 am
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): Workers earning the lowest wages have a higher risk of hypertension than those who receive handsome salaries, a new study suggests.
New kidney-zapping therapy can significantly slash high BP Dec 18, 3:57 pm
London, December 18 (ANI): A simple procedure that blasts the kidneys with radio waves can cure raised blood pressure, according to researchers.
Going to bed one hour earlier could help ward off high BP Dec 4, 2:10 pm
London, December 4 (ANI): People who were showing the early signs of high blood pressure were able to restore readings to healthy levels in just six weeks if they had an extra hour in bed every night, a new study found.
Washington, October 26 (ANI): Research has shown that lonely older adults are at greater risk of developing health problems but a new study from Concordia University has suggested that looking on the bright side of life can help them prevent these age-related health risks.
Washington, Oct 16 (ANI): Playing soccer could be the best way for people suffering from hypertension to improve their fitness, normalise their blood pressure and cut their stroke risk, a study has revealed.
Treating sleep apnea may ease high blood pressure too Oct 13, 12:15 pm
Washington, October 13 (ANI): Treatment for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) could reduce blood pressure in men with hypertension, a new study led by an Indian-origin researcher has suggested.
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