Clinical trial sheds new light on BP management during stroke treatment

Through a new clinical trial, scientists have found the efficiency of standard procedure for managing blood pressure in stroke patients.

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.

People visiting doctors twice per year likelier to have controlled BP

A new research has revealed that visiting a doctor twice a year helps people to keep their blood pressure (BP) under control.

NEC Corporation discovers easy way to monitor blood pressure

NEC Corporation has developed a first-of-its-kind blood pressure measurement technology that enables high-precision blood pressure measurements with a low application of pressure (stress).

'Women, men with high BP prescribed different drugs'

Women who are treated for high blood pressure are not given the same medication as men nor do they hit the treatment targets as often, Swedish researchers say.

Stress hurts women's hearts more than men's

A new study has found that stress may be more harmful for women's heart than it is for men's.

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.

Daily consumption of fruit juice can create problems for your heart

A new study has found that daily consumption of fruit juice can actually prove dangerous for the heart.

Sandwiches major contributor to dietary sodium intake

Scientists have found that on any given day 49 per cent of US adults eat at least one sandwich, and sandwiches account for one-fifth of their total daily sodium intake.

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.

One in 10 school children overweight in NCR

One in every 10 school children in the National Capital Region (NCR) between 13 and 16 years of age is overweight and therefore at a risk of developing heart diseases, a survey said Sunday.

Gene activities can be modulated: Deepak Chopra

The next time someone attributes high blood pressure or diabetes to family history, think again! Are genes really responsible for ailments? Perhaps, no according to physician author Deepak Chopra.

Referee dies of suspected heart attack at Asian Games
Referee dies of suspected heart attack at Asian Games

A referee at the Asian Games in Incheon has died due to a suspected heart attack, South Korean police said on Friday.

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.  

Daily consumption of dairy products can help curb high BP

A new study has revealed that drinking just over two cups a day of milk and consuming total dairy, low-fat dairy products can help in curbing high blood pressure.

High protein diets may lower blood pressure

Adults who consume a high-protein diet may be at a lower risk for developing high blood pressure, research shows.

Even small weight gains in healthy adults may spike blood pressure levels

A new research has revealed that blood pressure may increase with small weight gains in healthy adults.

Not salt but high BMI triggers hyper-tension

If you are suffering from high blood pressure, check your Body Mass Index (BMI) first as a new study indicates sodium intake has less impact on overall health than previously thought.

Banana can reduce risk of stroke, death in older women

A new study has found that postmenopausal women who consume potassium-rich foods like banana face lesser risk of stroke and death.