Blood Pressure News

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Article Title
1/6/2007
Boost Your Health With Spices

Substituting herbs for salts and fats contributes to a better diet, expert says

12/27/2006
Nitrates May Explain Success of Blood-Pressure Diet

Small Swedish study suggests leafy vegetables could be source of nutrient

12/11/2006
More Americans Have Their Blood Pressure Under Control

Researchers say several factors behind encouraging trend

12/6/2006
Blood Pressure Drug May Offset Alzheimer's Complication

Anti-hypertensive appears to protect against cognitive decline, researcher says

10/25/2006
Nicotine Replacement Therapy May Hurt Critically Ill

Remedy exposes smokers in intensive care to a higher risk of death

10/7/2006
Kids' High Blood Pressure Linked to Sleep Problems

Hypertension in pediatric population mimics obstructive sleep apnea in adults

10/7/2006
Sleep Apnea, Hypertension Common in Chronic Kidney Disease

Protein in urine a marker for body's ability to filter wastes

10/5/2006
Research Offers Insights Into Liver's Role in Metabolic Syndrome

The organ seems to influence blood pressure variation in Hispanic-Americans

9/30/2006
Blood Pressure Is Focus of New Web Site

Advice for seniors details risk factors and prevention of the 'silent killer'

8/28/2006
Long Work Days Linked to High Blood Pressure

Risk is higher for those with little job control, study suggests

6/27/2006
Nighttime Blood Pressure Linked to Heart Failure

Absence of normal drop more than doubles the risk, study finds

6/26/2006
Low-Fat Dairy Products May Fight High Blood Pressure

The more consumed, the bigger the benefit, study finds

6/23/2006
Blood Pressure Woes Start Earlier Than You Think

59 million Americans have prehypertension, a condition with serious health risks

6/22/2006
Do-It-Yourself Medicine Makes Inroads

New tests enhance self-screening, improve management of chronic conditions

6/14/2006
Salt Initiative Backed by Health Professionals

But call for warning labels on high-salt foods draws fire from food industry

6/13/2006
Chant 'Om' for Better Heart Health

Transcendental meditation lowers insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome risk, study finds

6/9/2006
Kitchen Cupboard or Medicine Cabinet?

There's a harvest of healing in everyday foods, experts say

6/7/2006
Blood-Pressure Drugs Linked to Birth Defects

Risk tripled for women on ACE inhibitors during first trimester, study finds

5/20/2006
Drug Combos Best for Controlling Blood Pressure

Lowering cholesterol also offers benefits, studies find

5/19/2006
Early Treatment Helps People With Prehypertension

Medication slowed progression to hypertension, researchers say

3/28/2006
Loneliness Boosts Blood Pressure in Older Adults

It may equal obesity as a risk factor for hypertension, researchers say

3/24/2006
Experts Note Need for More Studies on ADHD Drug Use in Adults

Most research on safety issues has been conducted in children, they note

3/14/2006
Blood Pressure Drugs Keep Hypertension in Check

Patients using angiotensin receptor blocker postponed progression to hypertension, study finds

3/8/2006
Health Tip: Why Some Feel Dizzy When They Stand Up Quickly

It may be a sudden drop in blood pressure

3/2/2006
Vascular Abnormalities in Brain Linked to Shorter Life Span

Excess amounts of white matter may be sign of high blood pressure, study says

2/2/2006
Protein Linked to Pregnancy Complication

Elevated levels of HtrA1 may warn of pending preeclampsia

1/10/2006
Vegetable Protein Linked to Lower Blood Pressure

Study finding reinforces existing dietary recommendations

1/9/2006
Electrocardiograms Help Predict Heart Failure

Study finding based on people with high blood pressure

11/13/2005
Metabolic Syndrome Hits Mississippi Blacks Hard

Jackson Heart Study found 37% of those studied had cluster of risk factors

10/28/2005
For Joe Montana, Managing High Blood Pressure Is a Family Affair

Healthy lifestyle, proper meds and family support can control this dangerous disease

10/20/2005
Diuretics Can Help Control Blood Pressure

Study finds they aid patients who don't respond to standard medications

10/11/2005
Rates of Kidney Failure Stabilize

But government report notes racial disparities persist

9/28/2005
Cancer Drug Might Fight Lethal Lung Hypertension

Gleevec, so successful against leukemia, may also fight arterial disease

9/25/2005
Lead Exposure Plus Hypertension May Cause Cognitive Decline

While preliminary, finding highlights need to limit lead in environment, experts say

9/22/2005
Genes May Predispose Some Men to High Blood Pressure

Blacks seem to be especially susceptible, a new study suggests

9/15/2005
Father's Genes Can Trigger Preeclampsia

Raised risk for pregnancy complication uncovered in Norwegian study

9/13/2005
Aspirin Might Counter Side Effects of Cox-2 Painkillers

But researchers add new drugs may need to be developed to achieve same effect

9/12/2005
Painkillers Don't Boost Blood Pressure in Healthy Men

But study authors say more research needed to examine potential risks

9/7/2005
Lower Blood Pressure Reduces Brain Damage After Stroke

French study finds less loss of nerve cells, preserving mental function

8/23/2005
Obesity in America Continues to Expand

Government programs are failing to meet the challenge, report says

8/16/2005
How Garlic Works Its Cardiovascular Magic

Study uncovers mechanism by which the herb does some damage to do some benefit

8/15/2005
OTC Painkillers Boost Blood Pressure in Women

Study found significant increase in those who take daily doses

8/4/2005
Slightly Elevated Blood Pressure Raises Risk for Heart Disease

'Prehypertensive' people three times more likely to have heart attack, study finds

7/27/2005
Hypertension Undertreated in Elderly

Yet they're at highest risk of heart attack and stroke, study says

7/23/2005
New Hope for Those With High Blood Pressure

Novel drugs and devices promise to improve hypertension management

6/11/2005
Salt Aggravates High Blood Pressure

And the mineral is hidden in many foods, experts say

5/14/2005
Metabolic Syndrome Plagues Some Who Survive Testicular Cancer

Researcher suggests chemotherapy may contribute to complication

5/3/2005
Father's Longevity Linked to Your Blood Pressure

French researchers find hypertension higher in those whose fathers died young

5/2/2005
Meditation Study Shows Life Gains

Researchers say long-term study found those who practice TM live longer

5/2/2005
Acid in Animal Fats May Increase Blood Pressure

Study pinpoints lower arachidonic acid intake as dietary modification