Dubbed the silent killer, hypertension is a major problem in the United States and worldwide. Now, the American Heart Association reveals that certain lifestyle changes can significantly drop blood pressure and even reduce the need for medication.
Alzheimer's is a devastating disease — and what's worse is a large part of the disease is still a mystery. A new study sheds some light in one of the factors that could contribute to Alzheimer's: high blood pressure.
Scientists are getting closer to creating a functional bioartificial kidney, which could one day revolutionize treatments for kidney failure without the need for expensive dialysis or transplants in millions of patients around the world.
According to a study, some people carry a gene that could make them crave for salty foods, and this could potentially affect their health.
People with high resting heart rate and blood pressure more likely to develop mental health disorders.
A groundbreaking study has opened new possibilities for the prevention of cardiac fibrosis – a condition leading to heart failure.
A new study suggests that patients with resistant hypertension and sleep apnea are more likley to have ischemic heart events and congestive heart failure compared to sleep apnea patients with non-resistant hypertension.
A new Australian study revealed that people who are frequently visiting parks and other green spaces have lesser risk of developing high blood pressure, heart diseases, depression, anxiety and stress.
Both short- and long-term exposure to vehicle exhaust, coal burning and dust particles may cause high blood pressure, a major risk factor for coronary heart disease.
You might think that only high levels of air pollution above the EPA standard are dangerous, but new research shows that even low-level air pollution poses a risk to the human population, and is linked to death.