Doctors in US city go paperless by using Google Glass

 Ten doctors at CHI Health Centre in the Omaha city of Nebraska state in the US are using Google Glass - personal assistant tool to help them take better care of patients by reducing the cumbersome paperwork.

How heart grows and adapts to high blood pressure

The heart adapts to the changing needs of each stage of life by adjusting its size.

Now, type more to cut-down blood pressure

If you are often nabbed by your parents for text messaging, then you must make them read this article as a new study has revealed that typing could help reduce blood pressure.

Kids with common allergies at high heart disease risk

Children with allergic disease had a much higher risk for high blood pressure and high cholesterol.

Daily meditation can slow ageing too

 For those who do meditation regularly, here is another good news. Researchers report that apart from reducing blood pressure and heart disease risk, Transcendental Meditation technique and lifestyle changes can slow cellular death too.

Using Western BP guidelines may up stroke risk in Asian patients

 European and North American blood pressure guidelines, issued last year, may actually increase the stroke risk if adapted for Asian patients, particularly the elderly, experts have warned.

Control your BP with your smartphone

 Scientists have developed an interactive web system that, along with your smartphone, can efficiently control your blood pressure.

Aggressive blood pressure control could help millions: Study

A more aggressive approach to lowering blood pressure could help millions of people over age 50, according to the results of a major US study published Monday.

Take Metro or bus to work for better overall health

Physical activity may be more effective at reducing diabetes among this population than it is among Western population.

Cholesterol-lowering 'portfolio diet' cuts BP

Although the DASH diet had higher compliance rates, the "portfolio diet" was more effective in reducing blood pressure.

Just one energy drink can up your BP

Energy drink consumption has been associated with serious cardiovascular events, possibly related to caffeine and other stimulants.  

Is your neighbourhood BP-friendly?

This is the first study to determine whether moving to a walking-friendly neighborhood affected blood pressure.

Cholesterol-lowering diet also reduces BP

A diet developed for reducing cholesterol also lowers blood pressure, new research has found.

Sweetened drinks tied to increased heart failure risk

Regular consumption of sweetened drinks has been associated with changes in blood pressure, insulin levels, and inflammatory markers, as well as weight gain.

Blood pressure meds can't undo all damage

As per a recent study, treating out-of-control blood pressure with antihypertensive medication can greatly reduce your risk for heart attack, stroke and heart failure, but the current approach to treatment can't undo all of the previous damage or restore cardiovascular disease risk to ideal levels.

Women's hearts age differently to men's

A new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) study has suggested that the main pumping chamber of the heart ages differently in men and women.

Lower the systolic BP, lesser the risk of hypertension complication

LVH, the enlargement and thickening of the walls of the left ventricle, the heart's main pumping chamber, is associated with an increased risk of heart failure, stroke and even sudden cardiac death.

Know if your child is at risk of hypertension!

People who have a risk of developing high blood pressure between the age of 35-38, can be diagnosed in childhood.

Heavier the Internet use, higher the blood pressure risk in teens

 As per a recent study, teens, who spend hours on the Internet may be at risk for high blood pressure.

BP pills before sleep lower diabetes risk too

 Taking blood pressure pills at bedtime rather than in the morning not only reduces BP while asleep but also lowers the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, promising research has revealed.