Patient's ethnic heritage determines best drug for BP?

 Scientists led by an Indian-origin researcher are investigating whether treatment for high blood pressure can be improved by taking a person's ethnic heritage into account.

JP Nadda stresses on importance of yoga in preventing diseases

Health Minister JP Nadda on Sunday said that yoga has a very important role to play in preventing non-communicable diseases like cancer and hypertension and said that the government has given much importance to it in the new health policy presently in the public domain.

Follow new BP guidelines and avoid heart disease

If new hypertension guidelines are followed sincerely, it could help us significantly prevent deaths owing to cardiovascular diseases (CVD) each year without increasing overall health care costs, an analysis conducted by researchers at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) found.

7 ways to avoid hypertension

Irengbam Jenny

Hypertension or high blood pressure is a chronic medical condition which increases the risk of developing many health related problems including heart disease, stroke and kidney diseases.

One cup of blueberries daily reduces BP

Just a cup of blueberries every day could help reduce blood pressure and arterial stiffness, both of which are associated with heart disease.

Keeping fit does help avoid developing hypertension

People who keep fit face lesser chance of developing hypertension, says a new research.

How nitrate-rich beet juice can help improve hypertension, heart attack conditions

A new research was recently able to confirm the long-standing controversial nitrite hypothesis, it has been reported.

Poor semen quality can lead to high BP

 A comprehensive study of more than 9,000 men with fertility problems has revealed that defects in the semen can lead to hypertension and other health issues.

Link between obesity and hypertension discovered

A team of researchers has discovered the link between obesity and hypertension.

Milestone reached in work to cure pulmonary hypertension

A new research has revealed that a team of researchers have discovered a new therapeutic approach to cure pulmonary hypertension.

Take a walk to ward off lifestyle diseases

Lifestyle diseases like hypertension, high cholesterol and diabetes are hitting younger men and women in India. But they can be prevented by making minimal changes to our daily routine.

Binge drinking puts young males at hypertension risk

Binge drinking in early adulthood is associated with an increased likelihood of high blood pressure in males, a research found.

Binge drinking in early adulthood can lead to increased risk of high BP in men

A new study has revealed that binge drinking in early adulthood is associated with an increased likelihood of high blood pressure in males.

Psoriasis could lead to high BP

Patients with severe psoriasis - a common skin disease - are more likely to have uncontrolled hypertension, found a study.

Regular fruit juice drinking could lead to high BP

A glass of fruit juice a day may not be as 'healthy' as previously thought as researchers found that those who regularly drink fruit juice have significantly higher blood pressure than those who have it occasionally.

Pathway between brain and blood pressure identified

In a finding that may lead to improved treatments for hypertension and heart failure, scientists have uncovered a new pathway through which the brain uses a little-known steroid to control blood pressure.

Living next to highway can send your BP soaring

A new study has revealed that living near a major roadway can increase the risk of high blood pressure.

Top five delicious foods for lowering blood pressure!

Hypertension or high blood pressure is a chronic medical condition in which the blood flow in the arteries is often high.  

Yoga improves health, reduces stress: Health experts

Yoga is the best way to tackle anxiety, stress and psycho neurotic disorders, easily resulting in better health and regulation of stress hormones, health experts said.

`Beer belly` can increase hypertension risk

A new study had discovered that people with belly fat face more risk of developing hypertension than the ones who are obese overall.