High Blood Pressure Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
6/28/2005
Symptomless Hypertension Too Often Ignored

Other conditions divert patient attention from dangerous high blood pressure

6/27/2005
Middle-Age Hypertension Cuts Five Years Off Life

Findings are another reason to reduce high blood pressure early, experts say

6/27/2005
Diuretics Best Option For Diabetics With High Blood Pressure

Large study finds they work as well as more expensive drugs

6/27/2005
Obesity Sends Health Costs Soaring

Study pegs weight gain as major factor behind U.S. spending

6/25/2005
Study Points to Heart Disease Marker's Dark Side

Is blood protein CRP a sign of vessel damage, or a cause?

6/14/2005
Heavy Drinking Linked to Variety of Health Woes

Injury, hypertension, depression and lung disorders all common, study found

6/13/2005
Viagra Treats Children's Lethal Hypertension

The impotence drug relaxes lung arteries, extending survival

6/13/2005
Heart Patients at High Post-Hospital Stroke Risk

Study suggests more aggressive therapies are warranted

6/11/2005
Salt Aggravates High Blood Pressure

And the mineral is hidden in many foods, experts say

6/8/2005
Viagra Ingredient Helps Blood Pressure Disorder

Rare condition can destroy heart

6/6/2005
New Test Could Speed Cardiac Care

Blood screen quickly identifies heart failure type

6/6/2005
Blacks at Increased Risk for Enlarged Heart

Finding spurs call for better blood pressure control

6/1/2005
Obesity, Diabetes Raise Joint Replacement Risks

Study finds more complications in hypertensive patients, too

5/31/2005
Key Factors Raise Clogged Artery Risk

Metabolic syndrome plus vascular calcium greatly boost the odds, study finds

5/31/2005
Too Few At-Risk Heart Patients Offered Statins

Cholesterol-lowering drugs discussed in fewer than half of doctor's visits

5/25/2005
Many Heart Attack Patients Have Metabolic Syndrome

Risk factors include wide waistlines, hypertension and high blood sugar, study finds

5/24/2005
Why Patients Fail to Take Their Medicines

Age, gender and number of prescriptions are key, heart study finds

5/19/2005
Homeless People's Heart Problems Going Untreated

Study finds many suffer from hypertension, diabetes

5/5/2005
Three-Drug Combo May Best Protect Heart

Aspirin, statin and beta-blocker trio beats any one drug alone

5/3/2005
Depression Raises Men's Heart Risks

Blue moods bring cardiovascular system down, too, study finds

5/3/2005
Health Tip: Lowering Blood Pressure

Maintaining healthy habits is key

4/22/2005
Alcohol a Strong Risk Factor for Hypertension in China

Frequent drinkers double their risk of high blood pressure, study finds

4/21/2005
Beer, Red Wine Both Boost Blood Pressure

But red wine's other effects may still make it heart-healthy

4/18/2005
Obesity: Bad For Men, Women and Kids

Being overweight is hard on everyone's hearts, new studies find

4/13/2005
New Clues to Killer Heart Failure

Underlying health problems may be best treatment target, researchers say

4/11/2005
Exercise Isn't Always Enough to Lower Blood Pressure

Older people with the condition may need to lose weight, start medications earlier

4/8/2005
Electroacupuncture May Ease Blood Pressure

In rats, needles with mild current cut hypertension in half

4/4/2005
Pregnancy Complication Linked to Hypertension in Kids

Maternal high blood pressure disorder, preeclampsia, may pass on risk

3/17/2005
Aspirin May Help Prevent Pregnancy Complication

Mouse study suggests low doses of the drug can protect against preeclampsia

3/7/2005
Laughter is Ha-Ha-Heart Healthy

Blood flow increases when folks watch funny movies, study finds

3/4/2005
Meditate, and Feel Blood Pressure Fall

Two 15-minute sessions daily greatly relaxed blood vessels, researchers say

3/4/2005
Dietary Fiber Fights High Blood Pressure

A review of studies supports intake of fruits, grains and vegetables

2/23/2005
New Treatment for Heart Failure

Blood pressure drug assumes dual role

2/21/2005
Heart Disease Risks Common in Migraine Sufferers

Hypertension, high cholesterol common in people with migraine

2/9/2005
Meditation Calms Blood Pressure, Too

Transcendental method can reduce need for medication, study finds

1/14/2005
High Blood Pressure: The New Childhood Scourge

Overweight kids face risk of heart disease as adults

1/13/2005
High Blood Pressure a Worldwide Problem

Big increase predicted in less developed countries

1/4/2005
Study Unlikely to Change Use of Hypertension Drugs

Experts say diuretics safe enough, but alternatives do exist

12/30/2004
More Kids at Risk for Future Heart Trouble

Experts warn many already showing signs

12/29/2004
Exercise Cuts Heart, Diabetes Risk Factors

Program reduces incidence of metabolic syndrome

12/15/2004
More Evidence of Inflammation's Role in Heart Disease

Even infection can have inflammatory effect on blood vessels, research finds

11/24/2004
Obese Kids Prone to Enlarged Hearts as Adults

Added weight puts strain on developing heart muscle, study finds

11/12/2004
Experts Urge Widening Key Test for Diabetics

Screen could find heart, kidney problems in nondiabetics, too

11/10/2004
Unsound Bodies Lead to Unsound Minds

Study ties couch potato lifestyle to dementia in elderly

11/9/2004
Hypertension Drugs Serve Another Role

Save lives in those with heart disease and normal blood pressure

11/8/2004
Heart Health Tied to Social, Psychological Factors

Studies find several factors outside the body

11/5/2004
Study Faults Popular Hypertension Drug

Atenolol doesn't prevent heart deaths, Swedish researchers say

10/29/2004
While-You-Sleep Dialysis Proving Successful

Improved artery health compared to daytime dialysis

10/28/2004
Obesity Linked to Higher Stroke Risk

Extra pounds in middle age double incidence, study says

10/21/2004
Gene Passed by Mom Tied to Metabolic Syndrome

Cells' energy factories raise blood pressure, cholesterol