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Black Adults Likely to Develop High Blood Pressure by Age 55

BLACK ADULTS LIKELY TO DEVELOP HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE BY AGE 55

Black adults have higher blood pressure levels compared with whites. Healthy lifestyle pattern such as eating a healthy diet, being...

More than 1.3 MILLION American teenagers have hypertension, CDC report reveals

MORE THAN 1.3 MILLION AMERICAN TEENAGERS HAVE HYPERTENSION, CDC REPORT REVEALS

A new CDC report found that one in seven US children have hypertension. New guidelines released last year reclassified 800,000 children...

 
 
 
75% of black adults develop dangerously high blood pressure before the age of 55, study reveals

75% OF BLACK ADULTS DEVELOP DANGEROUSLY HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE BEFORE THE AGE OF 55, STUDY REVEALS

A new study, led by the University of Alabama, has found that both black men and women had a 1.5 to two times higher risk for hypertension...

Drugs to Treat Severe High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy Compared

DRUGS TO TREAT SEVERE HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE IN PREGNANCY COMPARED

Labetalol, hydralazine, and nifedipine are likely comparable for treating severe hypertension or high blood pressure in pregnancy noted...

 
 
 
Unprecedented science study proves that air pollution can negatively affect babies while in the womb

UNPRECEDENTED SCIENCE STUDY PROVES THAT AIR POLLUTION CAN NEGATIVELY AFFECT BABIES WHILE IN THE WOMB

Exposure to high levels of air pollution during the third trimester of pregnancy can increase the baby's risk of high blood pressure,...

 
 
 
Men's Health Timeline

MEN'S HEALTH TIMELINE

Pop quiz, just for men: What's your doctor's name? Wait, you do have a doctor, right? Too many men don't have a family physician and...

Trying to solve science's salt wars, researchers may have found the ideal study subjects - prisoners

TRYING TO SOLVE SCIENCE'S SALT WARS, RESEARCHERS MAY HAVE FOUND THE IDEAL STUDY SUBJECTS - PRISONERS

Suppose you wanted to do a study of diet and nutrition, with thousands of participants randomly assigned to follow one meal plan or...

 
 
 
'Healthy' Obesity can Increase Heart Disease Risk

'HEALTHY' OBESITY CAN INCREASE HEART DISEASE RISK

Healthy obese people are at risk of developing heart disease, and also are highly at risk of developing Type-2 diabetes, hypertension,...

Folic acid supplements can reduce the risk of stroke by 73% in hypertensive patients

FOLIC ACID SUPPLEMENTS CAN REDUCE THE RISK OF STROKE BY 73% IN HYPERTENSIVE PATIENTS

Expectant mothers are quite familiar with the importance of ensuring they get enough folic acid to help prevent birth defects like...

 
 
 
Blood Pressure Screening Can Reduce Premature Death Risk

BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING CAN REDUCE PREMATURE DEATH RISK

Regular blood pressure screening can prevent millions of premature deaths every year. Hypertension is a significant risk factor for...

Eating a cup of blueberries a day protects you against heart disease and cancer, scientists discover

EATING A CUP OF BLUEBERRIES A DAY PROTECTS YOU AGAINST HEART DISEASE AND CANCER, SCIENTISTS DISCOVER

Did you know that blueberries can help prevent cancer and heart disease? According to a study by researchers from Florida State University,...

 
 
 
Hypertension In Childhood May Be Linked To Air Pollution Exposure In Womb

HYPERTENSION IN CHILDHOOD MAY BE LINKED TO AIR POLLUTION EXPOSURE IN WOMB

Babies in the womb exposed to high levels of pollution as a result of their mother's breathing in polluted air during pregnancy may...

The DASH Diet Is the Perfect Eating Plan For People Who Hate Diets

THE DASH DIET IS THE PERFECT EATING PLAN FOR PEOPLE WHO HATE DIETS

I don't do diets. I don't do diet food products. I don't even do diet sodas. So when I heard about the DASH diet (no relation to the...

 
 
 
New Oral Sensor May Help Monitor Salt Intake in Hypertension Control

NEW ORAL SENSOR MAY HELP MONITOR SALT INTAKE IN HYPERTENSION CONTROL

New sodium sensing system may help to measure the amount of salt a person consumes. The oral sodium sensor uses Bluetooth technology...

The power of folic-acid: Supplements can slash a stroke by almost 75%

THE POWER OF FOLIC-ACID: SUPPLEMENTS CAN SLASH A STROKE BY ALMOST 75%

Researchers from Peking University found that adults with hypertension who take folic acid, alongside blood-pressure medication, every...

 
 
 
New Target for Treating Pulmonary Hypertension

NEW TARGET FOR TREATING PULMONARY HYPERTENSION

Study findings could improve survival rates for patients with pulmonary hypertension.

Erectile Dysfunction Drugs can Now Treat Various Other Conditions

ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION DRUGS CAN NOW TREAT VARIOUS OTHER CONDITIONS

Erectile dysfunction drugs such as phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitors can also be used to treat various other conditions like diabetes,...

 
 
 
Blood Pressure Drugs and Its One Unusual Benefit- Dementia Prevention

BLOOD PRESSURE DRUGS AND ITS ONE UNUSUAL BENEFIT- DEMENTIA PREVENTION

When anti-hypertensive drugs were used by older African-Americans, it prevented dementia in them, finds a new study. Prevention of...