Blood Pressure News

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Article Title
5/19/2004
Healthy Lifestyle Lowers Blood Pressure

Diet, regular workouts are best long-term strategy

5/14/2004
High Blood Pressure Can Kill Without Warning

That's why doctors urge routine screenings

5/10/2004
Can Viagra Cure Impotence?

This and other findings highlight new research on erectile dysfunction

5/9/2004
Women's Health Week Kicks Off

Government sponsoring medical screenings across United States

4/29/2004
Hypotension Treatment Gets Good Reviews

Patients with low blood pressure problem satisfied with new drug

4/21/2004
High Blood Pressure More Risky for Black Moms-to-Be

They have higher homocysteine levels than their white counterparts, study found

4/15/2004
Explaining Blood Pressure Spikes During Exercise

Study identifies possible cause of hypertension that shows up in healthy folks

4/2/2004
Men Need to Track Their Blood Pressure

And if it's high, they should take action, experts say

3/17/2004
Hypertension in Childhood a Harbinger for Heart Disease

High blood pressure increases risk of hardened arteries in adulthood

3/8/2004
Many With Sleep Apnea Misdiagnosed With Hypertension

They have a condition called 'white coat hypertension,' study says

3/4/2004
Clinical Trials Update: March 4, 2004

2/27/2004
New Treatment for Blacks With Heart Failure to Be Tested

Study will look at how well combo drugs dilate blood vessels

2/26/2004
Blood Pressure Drugs Work Same for All

Study says blacks and whites have similar responses to common blood pressure drugs

2/25/2004
High Blood Pressure in Lungs Boosts Death Risk in Sickle Cell Patients

Nearly a third have the condition, study finds

2/6/2004
Women More Susceptible to Stroke Than Men

High blood pressure is a major risk factor

2/6/2004
Metabolic Syndrome Ups Stroke Risk

Researchers suggest treating risk factors before it's too late

2/5/2004
Quick Tests Can Assess Stroke Risk

Three simple, cheap tests could prevent brain attacks in seniors, study finds

2/5/2004
Predicting Preeclampsia

Abnormal levels of certain molecules may signal life-threatening condition

1/19/2004
Melatonin May Cut Hypertension Risk

The 'sleep' hormone reduced blood pressure readings, study finds

12/20/2003
More Study Needed on Salt's Health Risks

Too many Americans are getting too much sodium, study suggests

12/10/2003
Overweight Boys More Prone to Stress

More hypertension problems found in this group

11/24/2003
Nitric Oxide a Player in Heart Health

Study shows link between it and robust arteries

11/20/2003
Researchers Probe Possible New Therapy for Hypertension

It would boost, not slow, activity of calcium channels

11/10/2003
Fat Cells Linked to Hypertension

They release hormones that raise blood pressure

11/7/2003
A Little Hypertension May Sharpen Seniors' Thinking Skills

Study suggests it actually improves cognition in elderly

11/5/2003
Top Number in Blood Pressure Tells All

Study finds it's a better predictor of heart disease

10/20/2003
Dangerous Combo Could Lead to Stroke

Hormone therapy, high blood pressure may increase risk in postmenopausal women

10/17/2003
Catching Heart Trouble During Your Workout

Measuring oxygen pumping during exercise could help detect problems

10/10/2003
Internet Info About Deadly Problem

Web site offers details about thoracic aortic disorders

10/10/2003
Birth Weight and Social Class Can Impact Your Health

Both affect risk of high blood pressure in adulthood, study finds

9/29/2003
High Blood Pressure Doesn't Dim Mental Function By Itself

Study finds having other conditions more likely to hurt cognition in older adults

9/24/2003
Genetics May Hold Key to Blood Pressure Treatment

Study to determine if genes influence medications' effects

9/15/2003
Damage of Drinking Continues After Women Stop

Study examines lingering heart effects in recovering female alcoholics

9/7/2003
Taking the Pressure Out of Pregnancy

Simple treatments may protect against blood pressure problems

7/24/2003
Some Teens Face Heart Trouble Down the Road

Study finds those who had high blood pressure developed artery problems later

7/14/2003
A Test to Predict Diabetes Risk

Metabolic syndrome also warns of heart disease, study finds

7/8/2003
Mixed News on High Blood Pressure

Researchers find incidence is up, but more people have it under control

7/2/2003
Viagra May Be More Than Impotence Drug

Adding it to standard medicine helped those with pulmonary hypertension

6/26/2003
Bad Bosses Do Make Your Blood Boil

Study links employee blood pressure hikes to unreasonable overseers

6/16/2003
An Early Predictor of Heart Disease

Increased risk seen for women who have hypertension, diabetes during pregnancy

6/11/2003
A Better Way to Gauge High Blood Pressure

24-hour monitoring more accurate than office readings

5/22/2003
DASH Diet Halts Hypertension

Lowers blood pressure through natural diuretic effect, study finds

5/14/2003
More Americans at Risk of High Blood Pressure

New U.S. guidelines affect 45 million people

5/13/2003
North Americans Better at Controlling High Blood Pressure

More Europeans have condition, new study shows

5/10/2003
Sesame Oil Lowers Blood Pressure

Reduced the need for hypertension drugs, study found

5/1/2003
Supplemented Formula Helps Blood Pressure

Study finds it's as effective as breastfeeding

4/22/2003
A Promising Blood Pressure Trial Cut Short

Drug company mergers to blame, report says

4/15/2003
Concord Grape Juice Stamps Out Hypertension

Men who drank 12 ounces a day lowered their blood pressure

4/14/2003
Grape Seed Extract Blunts Hypertension

May be alternative to soy for postmenopausal women whose pressure spikes

3/31/2003
Control Blood Pressure to Manage Diabetes

Avoiding hypertension as important as avoiding sugar, study finds