High Blood Pressure Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

10/13/2004
Common Heart Drugs May Slow Alzheimer's

Experts caution larger trial needed on ACE inhibitors

10/12/2004
Obesity Surgery Sharply Improves Related Problems

Substantial gains seen in hypertension, diabetes, cholesterol

10/5/2004
Heart-Healthy Lifestyle in Youth Pays Off Later

Study finds women less likely to die of any cause as they age

10/5/2004
Hypertension Hurts Brain Function in Young

Study finds it erodes cognitive ability in those of all ages

9/14/2004
Heart Drugs May Also Strengthen Bone

Beta blockers associated with lower fracture risk

9/8/2004
Diabetes Dangerous in Women With Heart Disease

Combination triples risk of heart failure, study finds

8/23/2004
Metabolic Syndrome Hikes Heart Risk

Traits like belly fat, high blood pressure are part of the syndrome

8/16/2004
1 in 4 U.S. Adults Could Develop Irregular Heartbeat

Atrial fibrillation increases stroke risk

8/10/2004
The Eyes Are the Window to Hypertension

Narrowed vessels can warn of high blood pressure later

8/2/2004
Docs Need to Focus on Kids' Obesity, Hypertension

Researchers urge pediatricians to recognize, treat growing problem

7/27/2004
Drug Cuts Death Risk for Heart Patients

Clonidine helps when given before non-cardiac surgery

7/19/2004
Lifestyle Can Cut Risk of Alzheimer's

Staying trim, eating well and social networking help

6/30/2004
Hormone Warns of Hypertension

Aldosterone levels indicate greater risk, new treatment avenue

6/17/2004
Newer Drug Helps Prevent Heart Attack

Valsartan benefits older people at high risk for heart attack and stroke: study

5/19/2004
Healthy Lifestyle Lowers Blood Pressure

Diet, regular workouts are best long-term strategy

5/4/2004
Blood Pressure Rising in Kids

Study says it can set stage for problems later

4/2/2004
Meditation Lowers Blood Pressure in Teens

Study says it's an effective, inexpensive alternative

3/16/2004
Home Is Where the Heart Monitoring Is

Blood pressure readings better predict cardiovascular events

3/16/2004
Small Hypertension Changes Carry Big Risk

Blood pressure should be monitored in women with heart disease

3/5/2004
Are You Paying Too Much for Hypertension Drugs?

Many Americans are, a study says

3/1/2004
Breast-Feeding Lowers Children's Blood Pressure

Study finds yet another advantage of nursing

2/24/2004
Taking Blood Pressure at Home Makes Sense

Combining it with office readings gives best picture of hypertension risk

2/19/2004
Blood Pressure Medication Reminder

When it's time to remember

2/3/2004
1/20/2004
Diabetics Lax in Caring for Heart Health

Blood sugar levels, blood pressure fail to improve, study finds

1/16/2004
Arm Position Is Key to Blood Pressure Reading

Levels swing as much as 10% when you flex your elbow, study says

1/13/2004
Ephedra, Though Banned, Still Under Attack

Study finds heart problems with small dose of Metabolife 356

12/16/2003
Metabolic Syndrome Players Deadly When Combined

Study says any of them is bad, but a mixture is worse

12/9/2003
Blood Molecule Tied to Hypertension Risk

C-reactive protein associated with yet another heart problem

12/2/2003
Intense Weight Lifting Linked to Fatal Heart Trouble

It can lead to a tear in the heart's major artery

12/2/2003
Study Finds Hypertension Drugs Equal

Calcium channel blockers as effective as beta blockers

11/24/2003
Hypertension, Inflammation a Deadly Combo

Stroke risk much higher in women with high CRP levels