Millions of people with metabolic syndrome may need more vitamin E
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PST
New research has shown that people with metabolic syndrome need significantly more vitamin E - which could be a serious public health concern, in light of the millions of people who have this...
Blacks, Hispanics less likely to achieve blood pressure control
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PST
Blacks and Hispanics with high blood pressure are less likely than whites to get their condition under control, according to new research in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, an...
Late-onset hypertension may lower dementia risk, study finds
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:00:00 PST
For the first time, a study investigates the link between high blood pressure later in life and the risk of dementia and cognitive decline.
New guidelines raise upper hypertension limit for 'otherwise healthy' over-60s
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 07:00:00 PST
New guidelines say treat otherwise healthy patients aged 60 and older when persistent systolic blood pressure is at or above 150 mm Hg, not 140 mm Hg.
Maternal blood pressure before conception predicts gender of baby
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PST
Breaking research carried out in China finds a possible link between a woman's blood pressure before conception and the eventual gender of her child.
White blood cell treatment could prevent leading cause of foetal death
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PST
Treating a type of white blood cell using hormones could improve the development of the placenta in women with pregnancy complications, according to early research led by Queen Mary University of...
Medical News Today: 2016 cardiology year in review
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PST
In cardiology, CVD prevention remains a key area of study, but what new insights have we gained in 2016 from research findings? MNT investigate.
Potential treatment for pregnant women who suffer from preeclampsia found in a vitamin
Fri, 16 Dec 2016 06:00:00 PST
Scientists in Japan and the US have found that vitamin B3 nicotinamide may help treat pregnant women who suffer from preeclampsia by preventing strokes and in some cases, even stimulating the...
Daily hour of yoga lowers blood pressure
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 09:00:00 PST
New research presented in India suggests 1 hour of yoga each day significantly reduces blood pressure in patients with prehypertension.