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.

Possible key protein for curing pulmonary hypertension found

A new study has found that oxidized lipids, may also contribute to pulmonary hypertension, a serious lung disease that narrows the small blood vessels in the lungs.

Self-monitoring hypertension program can help curb BP for high-risk patients

A new study has revealed that the hypertension self-management program can help reduce blood pressure for high-risk patients.

'Good' cholesterol can help treat pulmonary hypertension

For those suffering from pulmonary hypertension, a serious lung disease that narrows the small blood vessels in the lungs, here's some good news. A new study demonstrates that protein in "good" cholesterol may treat the affliction.

Sleep apnea may lead to resistant high BP

There is a strong link between severe, untreated obstructive sleep apnea and the risk of elevated blood pressure despite the use of high blood pressure medications, an alarming study indicates.

New technique can reduce high BP without drugs

A new technique called mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) can help people suffering from hypertension.

Midlife hypertension linked to greater dementia risk

A new study has revealed that hypertension during the age of 48 to 67 years may pose as a greater threat of cognitive decline and dementia as compared with individuals who had normal blood pressure.

Vitamin D deficiency could lead to hypertension: Lancet

Researchers have provided evidence for low levels of vitamin D have a causal role in the development of high blood pressure (hypertension).
The findings suggest that vitamin D supplementation could be effective in combating some cases of hypertension.

Negative social interactions up risk of hypertension in older adults

Researchers have shown that unpleasant or demanding interpersonal encounters increase hypertension risk among older adults.

Researchers discover how eating olive oil helps lower BP

Researchers have discovered that eating unsaturated fats, like those in olive oil, can help provide protection from hypertension.