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Carvedilol – Drug used to help lower blood pressure could treat skin cancer

Carvedilol – Drug used to help lower blood pressure could treat skin cancer

Researchers from the Western University of Health Sciences in California found that carvedilol drug can protect against the sun-induced cell damage that leads to skin cancer.

Hypertension can increase your tension – Here comes another cause for it

Hypertension can increase your tension – Here comes another cause for it

In a study published in the journal JCI Insight, the researchers named the new cause as Connshing syndrome which is linked to the overproduction of the stress hormone cortisol.

Green coffee: Know its amazing health benefits!

Green coffee: Know its amazing health benefits!

Do you know that green coffee is good for health? Well, many of us might not be aware that green coffee promotes many nutritional and health benefits. 

Hypertension not always genuine, can be a case of misdiagnosis too: Experts

Hypertension not always genuine, can be a case of misdiagnosis too: Experts

The researchers believe that clinicians should adopt these devices to detect individuals likely to suffer from high blood pressure, researchers said.

Kids with high uric acid may be associated with BP at age seven: Study

Kids with high uric acid may be associated with BP at age seven: Study

A recent study has revealed that babies, especially preterm ones, with high levels of serum uric acid during early years of life, may be associated with high blood pressure at the age of seven which may further lead to hypertension in adulthood.

New four-in-one pill found to treat hypertension

New four-in-one pill found to treat hypertension

Every patient on the pilot trial conducted by The George Institute for Global Health in Australia saw their blood levels drop to normal levels in just four weeks.

High blood pressure has many reasons, one of them is unhealthy gut bacteria – Read

High blood pressure has many reasons, one of them is unhealthy gut bacteria – Read

This finding is "further evidence for the continued study of the microbiota in the development of hypertension in humans and supports a potential role for probiotics as treatment for hypertension," said the researchers.

Football may reduce high blood pressure in women

Football may reduce high blood pressure in women

In addition, football can also be used for effective prevention and treatment of a number of lifestyle diseases, including cardiovascular disease and Type 2 diabetes.

Eating blue maize may reduce BP, cholesterol, fat

Eating blue maize may reduce BP, cholesterol, fat

In the study, the rats were fed on a high-sugar and high-cholesterol diet for 12 weeks. They were given blue maize extracts during a period of 4 weeks.

High blood pressure on a substantial rise across the world including India

High blood pressure on a substantial rise across the world including India

Systolic is the top number and diastolic is the bottom number when it comes to measuring blood pressure.
 

Coconut oil: Side effects you need to know!

Coconut oil: Side effects you need to know!

We all know that coconut oil gives many health, nutritional and beauty benefits.

History of kidney injury complicates pregnancy

History of kidney injury complicates pregnancy

Women with any past episode of kidney damage, despite recuperation before pregnancy, were likely to face complications like premature delivery and pre-eclampsia, a study has found.

 Yoga reduces blood pressure in patients with prehypertension

Yoga reduces blood pressure in patients with prehypertension

Both prehypertension and high blood pressure raises the risk of heart attack, stroke and heart failure.

Sleep apnea reduces your ability to regulate blood pressure, says study

Sleep apnea reduces your ability to regulate blood pressure, says study

A new study has revealed that a single bout of sleep apnea can decrease your ability to regulate blood pressure.

Suffering from high blood pressure? Eat these foods to control the lifestyle disease!

Suffering from high blood pressure? Eat these foods to control the lifestyle disease!

High blood pressure has become the most common lifestyle disease.

Nearly 200 million Indians suffer from high BP

Nearly 200 million Indians suffer from high BP

Reports claim that the number has escalated to nearly 200 million, with the burden of the condition shifting from the rich to the poor.

Kidney failure: Know these conditions and factors that increase your risk!

Kidney failure: Know these conditions and factors that increase your risk!

Kidney failure, also called renal failure, is a condition in which the kidneys become unable to remove or filter metabolic wastes from the blood.

Statins: Cholesterol-lowering drugs reduce risk of heart attacks, strokes!

Statins: Cholesterol-lowering drugs reduce risk of heart attacks, strokes!

Statins were found to be effective in reducing risk of death, heart attacks and strokes, across a broad range of patient groups.

Hypertension: Five natural home remedies to lower high blood pressure!

Long term high blood pressure is also a major risk factor for coronary artery disease, stroke, heart failure, peripheral vascular disease, vision loss and chronic kidney disease.

Birth control pills may increase the risk of stroke: Experts

Oral contraceptives increase the risk of ischemic strokes, caused by a blood clot that blocks or plugs a blood vessel in the brain.