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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

Depression in older adults with high BP may delay recovery

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. 

Jan 11, 2018, 19:33 PM IST

Cancer survivors at greater hypertension risk, says study

Improvements in treatment have dramatically increased survival rates from pediatric cancers, with about 83 percent of children surviving at least five years and many becoming long-term survivors.

Nov 24, 2017, 14:10 PM IST

Gestational diabetes, high BP during pregnancy may increase heart disease risk

The results found that even the fathers of the new born babies were also relatively affected by the chances of heart diseases and hypertension risks in their later lives. 

Nov 16, 2017, 08:48 AM IST

Low-sodium diet may help you tackle hypertension

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 elevated

Nov 13, 2017, 19:30 PM IST

This is how skin plays a role in controlling BP - Read

The findings revealed that skin helps regulate hypertension and heart rate in response to changes in the amount of oxygen available in the environment.

Oct 26, 2017, 14:34 PM IST

Hypertension may up heart valve disorder risk

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.

Oct 19, 2017, 10:44 AM IST

High BP in 40s may put women at increased dementia risk

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

Consuming less salt not a solution to lower your BP: Study

However, over the next 16 years, the researchers found that the study participants who consumed less than 2,500 milligrams of sodium a day had higher blood pressure than participants who consumed higher amounts of sodium.

Apr 26, 2017, 17:57 PM IST

Carvedilol – Drug used to help lower blood pressure could treat skin cancer

Researchers from the Western University of Health Sciences in California found that carvedilol drug can protect against the sun-induced cell damage that leads to skin cancer.

Apr 24, 2017, 14:41 PM IST

Hypertension can increase your tension – Here comes another cause for it

In a study published in the journal JCI Insight, the researchers named the new cause as Connshing syndrome which is linked to the overproduction of the stress hormone cortisol.

Apr 22, 2017, 18:39 PM IST

Trick to keep hypertension at bay is here

Hypertension is a global health issue that affects more than one billion people worldwide. 

Apr 06, 2017, 14:30 PM IST

Hypertension not always genuine, can be a case of misdiagnosis too: Experts

The researchers believe that clinicians should adopt these devices to detect individuals likely to suffer from high blood pressure, researchers said.

Mar 20, 2017, 17:37 PM IST

Irregular brain activity, blood flow reasons behind high BP

High blood pressure is a condition in which the force of the blood against the artery walls is too high.

Mar 10, 2017, 15:40 PM IST

Hypertension: Five natural home remedies to lower high blood pressure!

Long term high blood pressure is also a major risk factor for coronary artery disease, stroke, heart failure, peripheral vascular disease, vision loss and chronic kidney disease.

Nov 02, 2016, 14:24 PM IST

Hypertension woes? Here are some tips on how to beat the condition

Adequate sleep of at least 6-8 hours is required if you want to keep the symptoms of this ailment at bay.

Oct 22, 2016, 09:56 AM IST

What's killing us? Poor diet, high BP top risk factors

A new study has revealed that poor diet and high blood pressure (BP) are now number-one risk factors for death.

Sep 11, 2015, 09:22 AM IST

High BP in mid-life affects brain in old age

High blood pressure in your 50s may negatively impact your planning or problem-solving abilities 30 years later, a study says.

Jul 17, 2015, 14:30 PM IST

See what can Maggi do to your health!

This piece of news may not sound good for many 'Maggi' lovers as it may now face a ban in Uttar Pradesh after it has been found to contain harmful chemicals.

May 22, 2015, 23:31 PM IST

Don't blame salt alone for high BP: Study

Lack of potassium in the diet, not a little more salt than what is currently recommended, is linked to higher blood pressure (BP), new research says.

Apr 28, 2015, 17:46 PM IST