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New transgenic rice may reduce high blood pressure

In a new study, researchers suggest that in the future, taking your blood pressure medication could be as simple as eating a spoonful of...

This health problem can drive premature heart disease, death

In a new study, researchers found more Australians and Americans are dying from heart disease attributable to excess weight, particularly in younger people. They found...

This diet may help lower risks of diabetes and high blood pressure, new evidence...

In a new study, researchers found eating at least two daily servings of dairy is linked to lower risks of diabetes and high blood...

New evidence that common blood pressure drug may increase skin cancer risk

In a new study, researchers found hydrochlorothiazide—one of the most prescribed high blood pressure drugs in Australia—has shown links to increased risks of developing...

Common high blood pressure drugs don’t increase risk of severe COVID-19, death risk

In a new study, researchers found a widely used class of drugs to treat patients with hypertension, cardiovascular disease and diabetic kidney disease—many of...

Common cold virus could attack the heart’s electrical system, leading to death

In a new study, researchers examined how a usually benign virus attacks the human heart with sometimes fatal consequences. Adenovirus, which typically can cause a...

How to manage chronic health problems in COVID-19 pandemic

Coping with emergencies is challenging in the best of situations. During the coronavirus pandemic, many of us are just trying to get by each...

Why soy food could reduce blood pressure

Soy-rich diets have been associated with reduced blood pressure and protection against atherosclerosis, but the mechanisms by which soy may improve cardiac health have...

Sustained high blood pressure may damage brain vessels

Having high blood pressure for long periods may increase the chance of small vessel damage in the brain, which has been linked to dementia...

Cholesterol-lowering drug could improve heart artery function

In a new study, researchers found that a six-week course of a cholesterol-lowering medication improved the function of the coronary arteries that provide oxygen...

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