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.
There are 5.1 crore diabetic patients in India, the second-most in the world after China.
Last Updated: Monday, July 18, 2011, 00:00
Cocaine is one of the worst addictions to kick with about 80% of those trying to quit experiencing a relapse within 6 months.
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 08, 2011, 00:00
Study has suggested that garlic may be useful in addition to medication to treat high BP.