Last Updated: Monday, October 31, 2011, 19:30
A Sydney medical scientist has finally uncovered a secret central to the cause of high blood pressure after a 40-year long hunt.
Last Updated: Saturday, October 08, 2011, 14:04
Calcium supplementation has no effect on preventing preterm birth.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 21, 2011, 17:59
The results revealed 16 previously unknown genetic regions with interesting genes that regulate the body’s BP.
Last Updated: Friday, September 16, 2011, 12:27
Scientists have identified at least 16 new genes which are linked to blood pressure, a key breakthrough they claim could pave the way for new treatments for hypertension and cardiovascular disease.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 24, 2011, 10:13
An estimated 1 billion people around the world have high blood pressure, or hypertension, which is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death globally.
Last Updated: Monday, August 15, 2011, 17:57
A common virus is the cause of high blood pressure, a leading risk factor for heart disease, stroke and kidney disease.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 19, 2011, 00:00
Centre today launched a scheme to check diabetes and hypertension.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 26, 2011, 00:00
Hypertension, body mass index, heart rate and additional markers that can be identified by an ECG can differentiate between dying suddenly versus living through a heart attack.