High Blood Pressure Health News

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10/9/2015
Many Doctors Admit Difficulty in Treating Unexplained Stroke: Poll

Lack of knowledge can affect outcomes, chances of second strokes, survey authors say

10/5/2015
Some Blood Pressure Drugs May Be Risky for Certain Surgery Patients

Study found those without heart problems faced higher chances of heart trouble after non-cardiac operations

9/30/2015
Severely Obese Kids at Higher Risk for Heart Disease, Diabetes

Study finds heavier boys face even greater odds of future trouble

9/24/2015
Taking Blood Pressure Drugs at Night May Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Study finds taking medication at night cut risk of blood sugar disorder in half

9/23/2015
Fidgeting Might Be Good for Your Health

Having the jitters may undercut some of the negative effects of prolonged sitting, British study contends

9/22/2015
Could a Texting App Help Your Heart?

Patients who got reminders on healthy living saw improvements in cholesterol, blood pressure, weight

9/22/2015
Beet Juice Boosts Muscle Power in Heart Patients

Researchers say dietary nitrate could help these patients climb stairs and get out of a chair

9/17/2015
Hi-Tech Scans Spot Brain Damage in High Blood Pressure Patients

Researchers suggest doctors could use technology to identify possible therapies to fight mental decline

9/16/2015
Health Tip: Controlling Blood Pressure

Work closely with your doctor

9/11/2015
Major Study Calls for Even Tighter Control of High Blood Pressure

Aggressive treatment cut rates of heart attack, heart failure and stroke by one-third, deaths by one-quarter

9/4/2015
Exercise Appears Safe, Helpful for Pulmonary Hypertension

Research review might reassure concerned cardiologists

9/2/2015
Acupuncture Might Help Ease High Blood Pressure

But small study isn't conclusive, experts say

9/1/2015
Blood Pressure May Be Key to Brain Hemorrhage Recurrence

Survivors who kept pressure under control helped prevent a second 'bleeding stroke,' study found

8/31/2015
Could Lots of Coffee Up Heart Risks for Young Adults With High Blood Pressure?

Study finds an association, but can't prove cause and effect

8/31/2015
Naps May Do a Heart Good

Study found they lowered blood pressure in patients, were linked to better heart and vessel health

8/28/2015
Obesity May Be Linked to Greater Risk of Stillbirth

High blood pressure, placental problems could be the connection, researchers say

8/27/2015
High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy May Reappear Later in Life: Study

Genetics might play a key role in the findings, researchers say

8/24/2015
No Mental Benefits Seen for Elderly Who Stop Blood Pressure Meds

Prior research had suggested that the drugs might have negative effect on memory and thinking

8/19/2015
Revamp Abdominal Aneurysm Screening, Save More Men's Lives: Study

Smokers, seniors and those with high blood pressure face greatest risk

8/12/2015
Jury Still Out on Whether Saturated Fat Is Bad for You, Researchers Say

But clear link seen between trans fats and heart troubles, early death

8/11/2015
Screen Teens With Depression for Heart Disease, Experts Say

New recommendations note these adolescents not recognized as high-risk group

8/7/2015
Including Pharmacist on Medical Team May Aid Blood Pressure Control

Patients had more medication adjustments if a pharmacist was involved in their care, study finds

8/5/2015
Hysterectomy at Younger Age Tied to Heart Disease Risks

Obesity was the cardiovascular disease risk factor most strongly linked with the procedure at all ages

7/27/2015
Big Swings in Blood Pressure Could Spell Trouble

Wide fluctuations between doctor visits tied to raised odds of heart disease, early death, study says

7/10/2015
In Some Ways, Fast Food No Worse for Health Than Full-Service Meals: Study

Salt, cholesterol consumption higher at sit-down restaurants, researchers find

7/9/2015
Study Questions Safety of Chemicals Used in Plastic Consumer Products

Researchers say they see link to risk of high blood pressure and diabetes in children

7/9/2015
Deaths From High Blood Pressure Should Plummet Under 'Obamacare': Study

Researchers estimate access to treatment could save 6,000 lives a year

7/8/2015
Breast-Feeding Tied to Healthier Arteries in Middle Age

But it remains unknown whether these women will have lower rates of heart attack, stroke as they age

7/2/2015
Many Americans Trying to Cut Their Salt Intake: CDC

Overall, half of adults surveyed recently said they were trying to avoid sodium

6/22/2015
Even Slightly Elevated Blood Pressure May Pose Problems for Young Adults

Treatment should begin early to prevent heart trouble, researchers say

6/10/2015
6/4/2015
Resuming Blood Pressure Meds After Surgery Linked to Better Outcomes

Study suggests delay in restarting drugs leads to more complications

5/28/2015
Average New Yorker Sits 7 Hours Each Day: Study

Rates may even be higher, and experts warn that too little daily activity can cause serious harm

5/27/2015
Poorer Blacks May Face Higher Odds of Heart Disease

For black women, study finds risk is doubled among those with lowest income

5/27/2015
Don't Give Heart-Healthy Patients Blood Pressure Drugs Before Surgery: Study

But those with three or four heart risk factors may benefit from getting beta-blockers

5/26/2015
Blood Pressure Vaccine Shows Promise in Rats

Experimental treatment might benefit people who forget to take meds, researcher says

5/20/2015
Heart Risk Factors May Harm Black Women More Than Whites

Fewer unhealthy signs are needed before black women's risk starts to rise, study finds

5/19/2015
One-Third of Americans Have Dangerous Mix of Heart Risk Factors

Metabolic syndrome, which includes high blood pressure and obesity, increases with age, researchers say

5/15/2015
Too Much, Too Little Sleep May Up Stroke Risk for Those With High Blood Pressure

Researchers find odds about 80 percent higher among people with insufficient shuteye

5/11/2015
Staying Fit May Delay Onset of High Cholesterol, Study Finds

Regular physical activity seems to put off age-related increases in men by up to 15 years

4/24/2015
Childhood Abuse, Neglect Linked to High Blood Pressure in Adulthood

Finding suggests interventions aimed at these kids might make a difference, researcher says

4/20/2015
Adults With Congenital Heart Trouble Need Follow-Up, Experts Say

New American Heart Association guidelines outline health care strategies for these patients

4/6/2015
New Guidelines Would Greatly Boost Number of Young People on Statins

Analysis finds 483,500 people aged 17 to 21 would get a cholesterol drug, based on NIH advisory

4/2/2015
Packaged Grocery Foods Often High in Salt, Study Finds

Many cold cuts, pizza, packaged meals contain too much sodium to be labeled healthy

3/31/2015
Heart Groups Issue Updated Blood Pressure Guidelines

Aim is more flexibility for those with heart disease, doctors say

3/16/2015
Vitamin D Won't Help Fight High Blood Pressure, Researchers Say

Review of data from dozens of prior studies finds no benefit

3/16/2015
Folic Acid May Help Ward Off Stroke in People With High Blood Pressure

Chinese study found significantly lower rates in those who got an extra supply of the nutrient

3/5/2015
Healthy Living in Middle Age Keeps Heart Failure at Bay Decades Later

Avoid obesity, hypertension, diabetes and you may live up to 13 more years without the illness, study finds

3/5/2015
Stress May Undermine Heart Benefits of Exercise

Study found teens who lacked coping skills faced raised heart risks that physical fitness did not counter

3/3/2015
Fried Foods Tied to Raised Heart Failure Risk

Eaten regularly, they might boost chances as much as 68 percent, study finds