Keyword Results for   'hypertension'  
Pregnant women with high BP risk preterm delivery and low birth weight  Apr 16, 10:15 am
Washington, April 16 (ANI): Researchers have said that pregnant women with chronic hypertension (high blood pressure) are highly likely to suffer from adverse pregnancy outcomes such as preterm delivery, low birth weight and neonatal death.
Syrian civil war's impact on children's health 'devastating'  Mar 10, 2:23 pm
Washington, Mar. 10 (ANI): The impact of Syrian civil war on kids' health is far more insidious than has been widely understood, a leading children's advocacy group has said.
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.
Elevated BP at home but not in clinic can indicate increased heart attack risk  Jan 22, 11:16 am
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.
New practical hypertension guidelines offered for docs around the globe  Dec 18, 1:07 pm
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.
Hypertension main link between erectile dysfunction and heart disease  Dec 8, 9:49 am
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).
Potential new drug that may be used as therapy for stroke discovered   Oct 26, 2:20 pm
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.
Technique incorporating meditation and yoga lowers high blood pressure  Oct 16, 2:47 pm
Washington, Oct 16 (ANI): A new study has revealed that technique incorporating meditation and yoga can benefit patients with high blood pressure or 'prehypertension'.
Overweight and obese kids at higher risk of developing hypertension  Oct 11, 3:30 pm
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.
Majority of people globally unaware they suffer from hypertension  Sep 8, 11:01 am
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.
High blood pressure risks associated with playing college football  Jul 30, 2:59 pm
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.
Commonly prescribed drugs may trigger onset and progression of Alzheimer's   Jun 13, 1:28 pm
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.
How grapes help reduce heart failure associated with hypertension  May 3, 12:54 pm
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.