Soon, novel BP drugs with fewer side effects

Using a sophisticated X-ray analysis, scientists have uncovered how an important regulator for blood pressure works in the human body and they believe that the findings could lead to new blood pressure drugs with fewer side effects.

Troubled childhood ups blood pressure risk

Children who experience emotional and sexual abuse or neglect have higher blood pressure as young adults, a study reveals.

Dining out may send your blood pressure soaring

If you are one of the those who frequently eats out rather than at home, you might want to take corrective measures as a new study suggests that the act could raise your blood pressure levels.

Higher prevalence of diseases among drivers: Study

Drivers have a higher prevalence of diseases, including obesity and hypertension, in comparison to other working professionals, according to a study released on Friday.

Relationship quality directly linked to mortality, blood pressure
Relationship quality directly linked to mortality, blood pressure

A team of researchers has directly linked mortality and blood pressure to relationship quality.

Relationship quality directly linked to mortality, blood pressure

A team of researchers has directly linked mortality and blood pressure to relationship quality.

This new tool helps chart risks of heart attack, stroke for anyone in world aged over 40

A new tool, dubbed as Globorisk, can help chart risks of heart attack, stroke for anyone in world aged over 40.

Health benefits of melon

With the onset of summer, there is nothing better than having a refreshing and delicious fruit—melon. The fruit is not only juicy but soaked with many nutrients.

Vitamin D fights and treats diseases associated with ageing

A new study has found that vitamin D plays an important role in the prevention and treatment of diseases caused with ageing.

Vitamin D supplementation ineffective at lowering blood pressure

 A new study has examined that vitamin D supplementation was ineffective at lowering blood pressure (BP) and it should not be used as an antihypertensive.

Folic acid supplements can help ward off stroke in people with high BP

 A new study has revealed that folic acid supplements can help ward off stroke in people with high blood pressure.

Energy drinks raise resting blood pressure

Energy drinks may increase the risk of cardiac events, warns a new study.

Insufficient sleep increases blood pressure at night

Chronic sleep deprivation can increase night time blood pressure, putting you at greater risk of heart diseases, warns new research.

Know why passion fruit is good for health!

Passion fruit which is an aromatic fruit has sweet and tangy flavour.

Fit body at 40 may keep your brain bright at 60

A new study has revealed that people who have a fit and healthy body at the age of 40 may be able to retain more brain volume when they hit 60.

Candies may cause high blood pressure in kids: Study

Confectioneries may be more harmful for your child than you ever imagined for they can lead to high blood pressure or even seizures in kids, says a study.

Kids watching TV for more than 2 hours at greater risk of blood pressure

A new study has demonstrated that children are likelier to have a higher risk of high blood pressure if they watch more than 2 hours of TV a day.

Why losing your temper can literally kill you

 A new study has revealed that angry outburst or anxiety can trigger heart attack within hours.

Toxic gas new frontier for regulating hypertension

Widely considered simply a malodourous toxic gas, hydrogen sulfide may help treat high blood pressure, a new study suggests.