Music enhances the beneficial effects of medication a short time after it is taken to control high blood pressure, showed the findings published in the journal Scientific Reports.Apr 18, 2018, 11:27 AM IST
People are more likely to choose a daily cup of tea or a pill over exercise as the preferred treatment to control their high blood pressure, finds a survey.Apr 09, 2018, 11:37 AM IST
High blood pressure before conception and early in pregnancy may increase the risk of pregnancy loss, even if the woman does not have a hypertension diagnosis, new research has found.Apr 02, 2018, 17:32 PM IST
A new study by Harvard has found that high-temperature cooking releases chemicals that may raise your blood pressure levels, a precursor to many cardiovascular diseases.Mar 22, 2018, 16:05 PM IST
Scientists have developed a new smartphone app and hardware that could help measure blood pressure more accurately than existing cuff devices.Mar 12, 2018, 15:50 PM IST
The most common mental and neurological disorders in this age group are dementia and depression, which affect approximately five per cent and seven per cent of the world's older population, respectively.
The researchers had previously demonstrated that hydrochlorothiazide can increase the risk of lip cancer.Dec 05, 2017, 19:07 PM IST
The researchers found blood pressure declines were steepest in patients with dementia, heart failure, late-in-life weight loss, and those who had high blood pressure to begin with.Dec 05, 2017, 13:48 PM IST
In urban areas, around 40 percent people with hypertension are aware of their condition and only around 20 percent have their blood pressure under control, an official statement by the Health Ministry said.Nov 29, 2017, 00:08 AM IST
The study published in Frontiers in Public Health, also highlighted the worrying trend of mixing energy drinks with alcohol.Nov 16, 2017, 18:12 PM IST
Considered to be a “silent killer” by medical professionals across the globe, hypertension is a cardiovascular disease whose detection is a bit complex, due to its subtle signs and symptoms.Nov 15, 2017, 13:16 PM IST
A combination of reduced sodium intake along with a 'dash diet' or either of the two diets may lower blood pressure in adults with hypertension, a medical condition in which the blood pressure in the arteries is persistently elevatedNov 13, 2017, 19:30 PM IST
The findings showed that patients with systolic blood pressure numbers that varied by as much as 30-40 between doctor visits over an extended period of time were more likely to die.Nov 10, 2017, 17:08 PM IST
For the study, data from 36 studies on people who consumed five or more sugary beverages a week and risk factors of the soda were analysed by researchers.Nov 03, 2017, 17:46 PM IST
A high-salt diet has long been linked to higher odds of developing high blood pressure and heart disease as well as an increased risk of heart attack, stroke and heart failure.Nov 02, 2017, 08:43 AM IST
The findings revealed that skin helps regulate hypertension and heart rate in response to changes in the amount of oxygen available in the environment.
The findings showed that higher blood pressure in early life was associated with a significantly greater future risk of mitral regurgitation -- a condition which makes the heart less efficient at pumping blood around the body, and in severe cases can lead to heart failure.
Women who have high blood pressure in their 40s are 73 percent more likely to develop dementia than women who have stable normal blood pressure.Oct 06, 2017, 12:53 PM IST
The report, titled 'Diet and nutritional status of urban population in India and prevalence of obesity, hypertension, diabetes and its associated non-communicable diseases', was released in Hyderabad last week.Oct 01, 2017, 18:56 PM IST
The risk of developing elevated blood pressure was nearly 50 per cent lower among men who had a sauna four to seven times a week compared to men who had a sauna only once a week.