Latest News for High Blood Pressure

Avocados can help to treat metabolic syndrome, says review

Tue, 11 Apr 2017 09:00:00 PDT
A new review concludes that avocados may help to treat metabolic syndrome by tackling a number of risk factors for the condition, such as high cholesterol.
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Link between vascular disease and Alzheimer's strengthened

Tue, 11 Apr 2017 08:00:00 PDT
Middle-aged adults with at least two risk factors for vascular disease may have higher levels of beta-amyloid - a hallmark of Alzheimer's - in later life.
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Endocrine Society issues statement to improve detection of curable forms of hypertension

Mon, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
A new Scientific Statement issued by the Endocrine Society advises healthcare providers on ways to spot hormonal causes of high blood pressure that can be cured with surgery or treated effectively...
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Potassium as important as sodium for healthy blood pressure

Sat, 08 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
High sodium intake is known to impact blood pressure. A recent review demonstrates that potassium intake may also be important in reducing hypertension.
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Lifestyle intervention leads to 10-point drop in systolic blood pressure

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT
In the first randomized, double-blinded trial of an online behavioral intervention for high blood pressure, participants in web-based lifestyle counseling reduced their systolic blood pressure (the...
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New role for immune cells in preventing diabetes and hypertension

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT
Immune cells which are reduced in number by obesity could be a new target to treat diseases such as type 2 diabetes and hypertension that affect overweight people, according to a collaborative...
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High uric acid levels in young children may result in higher blood pressure later on

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT
A new article published in the American Journal of Hypertension finds that very young children with increased uric acid levels had higher blood pressure at 3 years of age.
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Sudden drops in blood pressure may increase risk of dementia

Sun, 12 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT
A new study finds a link between experiencing rapid drops in blood pressure in middle age and the risk of dementia 20 years later.
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Study reveals link between hypertension and brain changes in rats

Fri, 10 Mar 2017 08:00:00 PDT
New research investigates the changes in brain activity and arterial blood flow that occur with the onset of hypertension in rats.
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