Blood pressure

Blood pressure medications safe for COVID-19 patients, finds study

For the trial, investigators enrolled 152 participants across several countries.

Jan 10, 2021, 18:07 PM IST

DNA: Analysis of future buried in blood pressure

According to new research, if blood pressure is measured from both the arms, then you can already get an indication of future diseases. Watch the video, for more information.

Dec 23, 2020, 23:08 PM IST

Poor sleep, high blood pressure and gut microbiome links discovered: Study

The research aimed to determine whether a 28-day period of disrupted sleep changed the microbiota in rats. The gut microbiota refers to the collection of microorganisms living in the intestines. 

Sep 03, 2020, 17:03 PM IST

No link between blood pressure medication and cancer: Study

There is no evidence that blood pressure-lowering drugs increase the risk of cancer, according to the most extensive study conducted on the topic. The late-breaking research is presented at ESC Congress 2020. 

Aug 31, 2020, 15:38 PM IST

Health issues during 20s may develop weaker brain, reveals study

The researchers found that people with better cardiovascular health at the beginning of the study were more likely to have higher scores on the tests of thinking and memory skills 30 years later than those with worse cardiovascular health.

Feb 27, 2020, 18:28 PM IST

Watch Daily News and Analysis with Sudhir Chaudhary, 23rd August, 2019

Watch the complete segment of DNA with Sudhir Chaudhary. This segment of DNA brings to you an analysis of the top news of the day.

Aug 24, 2019, 00:04 AM IST

DNA: Hypertension not always genuine, can be a case of misdiagnosis too, says study

A new study says that people receiving treatment for high blood pressure may actually not be suffering from it. Here's a detailed report.

Aug 23, 2019, 23:12 PM IST

Your video selfie may measure blood pressure

Researchers, including one of an Indian-origin, have tested a technology called transdermal optical imaging that measures blood pressure by detecting blood flow changes in smartphone-captured facial videos.

Aug 07, 2019, 15:03 PM IST

Spicy diet linked with dementia

People of normal body weight may be more sensitive to chili intake than overweight people, hence the impact on memory and weight.

Jul 23, 2019, 17:06 PM IST

Exercise in space keeps astronauts from fainting on Earth

The first study to demonstrate that astronauts do not experience dizziness or fainting during routine activity after landing, as long as they participate in certain types of exercise training while in flight and receive IV fluids when they return to earth.

Jul 22, 2019, 17:36 PM IST

One-hour exercise with proper hydration may tackle low BP

The study is the first to examine the condition called "orthostatic intolerance" during daily activities when the astronauts returned home.

Jul 22, 2019, 15:37 PM IST

Hypertension drug may slow down Alzheimer's in patients

For the study, researchers sought to discover whether nilvadipine could help treat Alzheimer's disease by comparing the use of nilvadipine and a placebo among people with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease.

Jun 19, 2019, 12:00 PM IST

Excess weight, body fat cause cardiovascular disease, study suggests

A recent study suggests that excess weight and body fat can cause a range of heart and blood vessel diseases including aortic valve stenosis a condition in which the valve controlling the flow of blood from the heart to the body`s largest blood vessel (aorta) narrows and fails to open fully. 

Jun 14, 2019, 16:12 PM IST

Being overweight doubles blood pressure risk in kids

Published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, the study shows that obese four-year-old kids have a doubled risk of high blood pressure by age six.

Jun 13, 2019, 17:03 PM IST

Sauna sessions as exhausting as moderate exercise: Study

Contrary to the previous assumption, researchers at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) and the Medical Center Berlin (MCB) in Germany found that the blood pressure does not drop during a sauna session.

Jun 13, 2019, 12:32 PM IST

Lowering BP, sodium intake may cut 94 million early deaths

For the study, the researchers used global data from multiple studies and estimates from the World Health Organization in making their calculations.

Jun 11, 2019, 11:31 AM IST

Unsalted tomato juice cuts heart disease risk

For the study, published in the Journal of Food Science and Nutrition, researchers from the Tokyo Medical and Dental University in Japan examined nearly 500 residents - 184 males and 297 females.

Jun 05, 2019, 15:36 PM IST

Now test stress level at home

The researchers, including one of Indian origin, from the University of Cincinnati, have conducted a new test with a device that uses ultra-violet light to measure common stress hormones using sweat, blood, urine or saliva.

May 28, 2019, 11:10 AM IST

Exposure to flower pesticides may increase blood pressure in children: Study

The study, published in the journal Environmental Research, involved boys and girls living near flower crops in Ecuador.

May 26, 2019, 10:47 AM IST

Mahatma Gandhi's blood pressure data records, treatment details to be published soon

The commemorative issue of the Indian Journal of Clinical Research will be based on the theme Gandhi and Health and is slated to be released soon. 

Sep 13, 2018, 11:27 AM IST