Latest News for High Blood Pressure

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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Sodium intake high, rising among people with high blood pressure

Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT
Despite recommendations to limit sodium intake to support a heart-healthy lifestyle, daily sodium intake significantly increased in Americans with high blood pressure from 1999-2012, according to a...
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High folic acid level in pregnancy may decrease high blood pressure in children

Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT
A new article published in the American Journal of Hypertension finds that babies born to mothers with cardiometabolic risk factors were less likely to develop high blood pressure if their mothers...
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Eclampsia: Causes, symptoms, and treatment

Thu, 09 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT
In this article, learn about what eclampsia is and what preeclampsia is. What are the risk factors and when should a doctor be consulted?
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Blood pressure could be more effectively controlled as new treatment target is discovered

Wed, 08 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT
New more effective treatments for high blood pressure could be possible thanks to the discovery that the nitric oxide that regulates blood pressure is formed in nerves rather than in the walls of...
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