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High blood pressure drugs may help protect against Parkinson’s, dementia

In several recent studies, scientists have found that common high blood pressure drugs may help protect the brain and prevent chronic brain diseases. For example,...

Night-time blood pressure assessment is important in diagnosing high blood pressure

In a study from the University of Oxford, scientists found around 15% of people aged 40–75 may have a form of undiagnosed high blood...

Widely used blood pressure drugs may lower inflammation in liver disease

Chronic liver damage leads to scarring (fibrosis) of the liver tissue, which can ultimately lead to increased blood pressure in the vascular system of...

Low blood pressure may increase early death risk in older people

In a study from the University of Exeter, scientists found a link between low blood pressure (below 130/80) and higher death risk in older...

More older people should be checking blood pressure at home

In a study from Michigan Medicine, scientists found that only 48% of people aged 50 to 80 who take blood pressure medications or have...

Common high blood pressure drugs may affect survival in breast cancer

In a recent study from Flinders University in Australia, scientists found a link between beta-blockers and survival outcomes in some breast cancer patients. Beta-blockers, commonly...

Many heart-related emergencies are due to uncontrolled high blood pressure

In a study from Keele University, the top cardiovascular (CVD) diagnoses from U.S. emergency departments suggest that many heart emergencies are due to poorly...

Common high blood pressure drug may raise heart failure risk in women

In a study from the University of Bologna, scientists found that women taking beta-blockers for hypertension with no prior history of heart disease have...

Recommended blood pressure drug may have harmful side effects

In a recent study from Columbia University, scientists found that chlorthalidone, the guideline-recommended diuretic for lowering blood pressure, causes more serious side effects than...
Adding these two minerals to drinking water may help lower blood pressure

Adding two minerals to drinking water may help lower high blood pressure

In an Emory University study, researchers found that adding two essential minerals to drinking water may help lower blood pressure. The two minerals are calcium...