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Belly fat: a common cause of high blood pressure, heart attacks, diabetes

Scientists from Uppsala University found that visceral fat is a major contributing risk factor for developing diabetes and cardiovascular disease. They found that there is...

Light during sleep is linked to obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure in older people

Scientists from Northwestern Medicine found that older people who were exposed to any amount of light while sleeping at night were much more likely...

Using high blood pressure drugs for a long time may lead to kidney damage

Scientists from the University of Virginia found that long-term use of drugs commonly prescribed to treat high blood pressure and heart failure could be...

More than one drink a day may increase high blood pressure risk in these...

Scientists from Wake Forest University found drinking eight or more alcoholic beverages a week may increase the risk of high blood pressure among adults...

Breast cancer survivors have higher risk for diabetes, high blood pressure

Scientists from Kaiser Permanente found that women with a history of breast cancer have a higher incidence of hypertension and diabetes up to 10...

Light in your bedroom may increase obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes

Scientists from Northwestern University found that keeping your bedroom dark not only helps you get a good night's sleep, but may strongly reduce the...

Common high blood pressure meds may increase risk of chronic inflammatory skin disease

Scientists from Ewha Woman’s University found a link between the use of high blood pressure mediations and the development of psoriasis, a chronic inflammatory...

Heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes linked to doubled or tripled COVID death risk

In a recent study from Penn State, researchers found that certain pre-existing conditions may double or triple the mortality risk for COVID-19. They confirmed that...

An effective way to treat resistant high blood pressure

Scientists from the University of Campinas found that transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) could be an option to help control resistant high blood pressure. The...

Half of U.S. adults should monitor blood pressure at home

Some people go to the doctor and find the intake so nerve-wracking their blood pressure spikes. Others find the routine relaxing, as they're asked to...