Vitamin D responsible for difference in blood pressure

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 27, 2011, 12:18

Blacks had significantly lower levels of vitamin D in their blood than Whites and blood levels of vitamin D were linked to systolic blood pressure.

Tomatoes `good for heart`

Last Updated: Thursday, May 19, 2011, 13:12

A new study says that eating tomatoes daily could help lower cholesterol and blood pressure levels, thus keeping heart disease at bay.

1 in 5 young American adults has high BP

Last Updated: Thursday, May 26, 2011, 12:25

Nearly 20 percent of young adults in the U.S. may have high blood pressure, a new government-funded study has revealed.

Pine bark extract can help improve heart health

Last Updated: Thursday, June 23, 2011, 12:51

A combination of pycnogenol, or pine bark, and Coenzyme Q10 can help heart patients become more physically energetic by naturally strengthening the heart.

Laughter affects the body like exercise

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 29, 2011, 11:34

Laughing not only enhances a positive mood, but lowers stress hormones, increases immune activity, and lowers cholesterol and blood pressure, similar to moderate exercise.

Walnuts help fight stress, lower BP

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 13, 2011, 10:17

Walnuts, the brain shaped nuts, cut down cholesterol and may also help fight stress and reduce blood pressure.

Seaweed granules can be an alternative to salt

Last Updated: Monday, July 11, 2011, 16:14

The granules deliver a strong flavour but are low in salt, which is blamed for thousands of early deaths every year.

Milk, soy proteins help lower BP

Last Updated: Sunday, August 14, 2011, 11:47

Partly replacing refined carbohydrates with foods or drinks high in soy or milk protein may help prevent and treat high blood pressure.

Low Blood Pressure

Last Updated: Sunday, August 21, 2011, 16:48

Low Blood Pressure: First thing in the morning, swallow 3 pieces of Whole Black Pepper regularly.


Last Updated: Wednesday, November 02, 2011, 18:30

Breastfeeding is thought to help protect babies against certain common ills, like diarrhoea and middle-ear infections.

Black tea may help lower blood pressure: Study

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 24, 2012, 18:05

Suffering from blood pressure? Then, drink at least three cups of black tea daily which may help you lower your pressure, scientists have claimed.

Drinking black tea may cut blood pressure

Last Updated: Thursday, January 26, 2012, 09:06

People who enjoy drinking black tea throughout the day may get the added benefit of a slight reduction in their blood pressure, suggests a new Australian study.