Blood Pressure News

Date Posted
Article Title
4/23/2002
Booze Throws Blood Pressure for a Loop

Even minor injury impairs ability to maintain normal pressure

4/4/2002
Preventing Preeclampsia

Simple test might soon tell which women will develop life-threatening condition

3/11/2002
Light Drinking Can Decrease Hypertension in Young Women

But they should stop at a few drinks a week to help blood pressure, study says

3/1/2002
Fertility Treatments May Raise Risk of Preeclampsia

Researchers acknowledge other factors may contribute to blood pressure problem in moms-to-be

2/8/2002
Spare Tire Gives Boys a Bumpy Health Ride

New study says boys with extra weight around their middle face extra health risks as adults

1/30/2002
A Hard Landing for Some Space Travelers

Researchers explore why astronauts struggle with fainting after return to Earth

1/18/2002
To Sleep, Perchance to Beat High Blood Pressure

Study finds mask for sleep apnea also helps hypertension

1/16/2002
High Blood Pressure, Decongestants a Bad Mix

Medicines could increase risk of stroke, heart attack

12/10/2001
Low Blood Pressure Tied to Cognitive Problems

Study finds higher risk in elderly who have heart failure

9/14/2001
A Stress-Test Warning Signal

Blood pressure reading tells of artery trouble, says new study

7/12/2001
The Lowdown on Low Blood Pressure

It can be a serious health threat

6/5/2001
ACE Inhibitors Help Kidney Patients

They beat calcium channel blockers in slowing failure

6/1/2001
What's Your Heart Attack Risk?

Some Internet tools can help you find out

5/25/2001
Calm Me Down, Darling

Study finds sweeties lower our blood pressure