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Tightly controlling high blood pressure may help people live longer

In a new study, researchers found that tighter control of high blood pressure may add years to people's lives. They found that for a typical...

Common sleep problem may contribute to high blood pressure

It is known that sleeping well at night is very important to blood pressure health. In a recent study from the Hospital Universitari Arnau de...

Mouthwash may be bad for controlling blood pressure

Many people use mouthwash to clean their teeth and gum every day. But in a recent study from the University of Plymouth, researchers found that...

Both numbers in blood pressure reading could predict future stroke, heart attack

Systolic pressure is the upper number in a blood pressure reading. It measures how hard the heart pumps blood into arteries. Diastolic pressure is the...

This common food chemical may increase your blood pressure

In a new study, researchers found if more phosphates are consumed with food, blood pressure, and pulse rate increase in healthy adults. The research was...

The eyes have it for high blood pressure clues

When Dr. William White shines a bright light in his patient's eye, he's looking for more than just vision problems. He's searching for clues indicating...

High blood pressure may cause more diabetic eye treatments

When patients with diabetic retinopathy would see Michigan Medicine ophthalmologist Anjali Shah, M.D., the conversation was often the same. And it could be frustrating. “I would...

This common blood pressure treatment may not help you effectively

In a new study, researchers found the most popular first-line treatment for high blood pressure is less effective and has more side effects than...

Scientists discover the best time to take high blood pressure drugs

In a new study, researchers found people with high blood pressure who take all their anti-hypertensive medication in one go at bedtime have better-controlled...

This common gum disease linked to high risk of high blood pressure

In a new study, researchers found that periodontitis (PD) is a possible risk factor for high blood pressure. The research was conducted by a team...

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These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

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This popular painkiller may harm your blood sugar

In a new study, researchers found popular pain drug opioid tramadol (marketed as ConZip and Ultram) may increase the risk of developing hypoglycemia, or...

Popular high blood pressure drug may increase risk of bowel disease

High blood pressure harms one in ten adults across the globe, and it increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. The most common treatments...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...