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Unobtrusive Detection of Simulated Orthostatic Hypotension and Supine Hypertension using Ballistocardiogram and Electrocardiogram of Healthy Adults

UNOBTRUSIVE DETECTION OF SIMULATED ORTHOSTATIC HYPOTENSION AND SUPINE HYPERTENSION USING BALLISTOCARDIOGRAM AND ELECTROCARDIOGRAM OF HEALTHY ADULTS

Isaac S. Chang , Narges Armanfard , Abdul Qadir Javaid , Jennifer Boger , Alex Mihailidis Early Access Note: Early Access articles...

Diet Rich in Fried, Processed Foods May Up Hypertension Risk in Black Americans

DIET RICH IN FRIED, PROCESSED FOODS MAY UP HYPERTENSION RISK IN BLACK AMERICANS

A diet composed of high amounts of fried and processed foods may increase high blood pressure risk in black Americans, reveals a new...

 
 
 
Sexual assault leaves victims with double the risk of hypertension

SEXUAL ASSAULT LEAVES VICTIMS WITH DOUBLE THE RISK OF HYPERTENSION

The study by Pitt School of Medicine looked at 300 women, initially recruited for a study on heart health, and found those who'd been...

Centre to Conduct Population-Based Assessment for Cancer, Diabetes

CENTRE TO CONDUCT POPULATION-BASED ASSESSMENT FOR CANCER, DIABETES

Government will be conducting population-based screenings for hypertension, diabetes, and three types of common cancers under National...

 
 
 
Major study uncovers 500 new genes that raise the risk of hypertension 

MAJOR STUDY UNCOVERS 500 NEW GENES THAT RAISE THE RISK OF HYPERTENSION 

Researchers from the National Institute for Health Research found that people with these newly-discovered genes are over three times...

INTEGRATING HYPERTENSION PHENOTYPE AND GENOTYPE WITH HYBRID NON-NEGATIVE MATRIX FACTORIZATION

AbstractMotivationHypertension is a heterogeneous syndrome in need of improved subtyping using phenotypic and genetic measurements...

 
 
 
Health Benefits of Black Ginger and the ED - CVD Connection

HEALTH BENEFITS OF BLACK GINGER AND THE ED - CVD CONNECTION

New research suggests that man's best friend may not be the tail-wagging Canis familiaris but rather Kaempferia parviflora, a plant...

Dangerous High Blood Pressure Spikes Among Blacks More Than Before

DANGEROUS HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE SPIKES AMONG BLACKS MORE THAN BEFORE

Dangerous spikes in high blood pressure, called hypertensive crises are observed more among black adults in the US, at a rate that...

 
 
 
Intensive Blood Pressure Control Reduces Risk of Mild Cognitive Impairment

INTENSIVE BLOOD PRESSURE CONTROL REDUCES RISK OF MILD COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT

Medical research has uncovered a connection between hypertension and some forms of dementia. Some patients with mild cognitive impairment...

Clock Drawing Test Should be Done Regularly in Patients with Hypertension

CLOCK DRAWING TEST SHOULD BE DONE REGULARLY IN PATIENTS WITH HYPERTENSION

Clock drawing test for detecting cognitive impairment should be conducted regularly in patients with high blood pressure .

 
 
 
Intensive Care Mortality Prognostic Model for Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension*

INTENSIVE CARE MORTALITY PROGNOSTIC MODEL FOR PEDIATRIC PULMONARY HYPERTENSION*

Objectives: The disease burden and mortality of children with pulmonary hypertension are significantly higher than for the general...

EFSA reject salt alternative's blood pressure-reducing claims

EFSA REJECT SALT ALTERNATIVE'S BLOOD PRESSURE-REDUCING CLAIMS

The European Food and Safety Authority has rejected health claims that assert the food supplement and salt alternative Symbiosal can...

 
 
 
Dementia Can Be Caused by Hypertension

DEMENTIA CAN BE CAUSED BY HYPERTENSION

High blood pressure can put you at risk for more than just damaging physical effects; it can also cause very serious neurological symptoms....

Being Young and Overweight May Change Your Heart Function

BEING YOUNG AND OVERWEIGHT MAY CHANGE YOUR HEART FUNCTION

Being overweight or having a higher BMI at a young age may cause hypertension and changes in the structure and functions of the heart...

 
 
 
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,...