Blood pressure

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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

Warm room temperatures may help lower blood pressure

The research team found the effect of indoor temperature on blood pressure was stronger among people who do not exercise regularly.

Aug 23, 2018, 15:15 PM IST

Being overweight may up heart disease risk

Thickening of vessel walls is widely considered to be the first sign of atherosclerosis, a disease in which fatty plaques build up within the arteries and lead to heart disease, a researcher said.


Aug 04, 2018, 12:29 PM IST

Simple blood test can tell if you're sticking to diet: Scientists

Clinical trials of diets and their health impacts are often plagued by participants' poor adherence to assigned diets.

Jun 20, 2018, 12:02 PM IST

Turns out, adapting lifestyle habits can quickly lower blood pressure: Study

The reduction in blood pressure accomplished by the programme was equivalent to what can be achieved using three half-dose of standard medications for blood pressure. 

Jun 12, 2018, 10:29 AM IST

Suffering from high BP? Listen to classical music after taking medicine

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