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Common high blood pressure drug can help repair blood vessels in brain

In a recent study at Uppsala University, researchers found that propranolol, a drug used to treat high blood pressure, can also be used to...

Common blood thinner drug may help reduce COVID-19

In a recent study from the University of Liverpool, researchers found that the common blood thinner drug heparin inhibits the SARS-Cov2 virus by reducing...

This high blood pressure guideline can benefit people with kidney disease

In a recent guideline at Johns Hopkins, researchers give a recommendation for more intensive blood pressure management in kidney disease. The guideline could, if followed,...

Common high blood pressure drug may harm gut health in older people

In a recent study from Imperial College London, researchers found that a type of blood pressure-lowering medication, called a calcium-channel blocker, may be linked...

Common high blood pressure drug may have dangerous side effects

In a recent study from Columbia University, researchers found that chlorthalidone, the guideline-recommended diuretic for lowering blood pressure, causes more serious side effects than...

This common health problem may double your high blood pressure risk

In a new study, researchers found that people with periodontitis, a severe gum infection, may be much more likely to have higher blood pressure...

This program can strongly improve blood pressure, cholesterol control

In a recent study from Brigham and Women’s Hospital and elsewhere, researchers developed a program that provides an end-to-end solution to improve blood pressure...

Independent of cholesterol, this can raise risk of heart disease, high blood pressure

High cholesterol is the most commonly understood cause of atherosclerosis, a hardening of the arteries that raises the risk of heart attack and stroke. But...

How to prevent and treat high blood pressure with exercise

In a new paper, researchers give personalized advice on the most effective exercise to lower blood pressure. They recommend specific activities according to an individual's...

Common high blood pressure drugs may contribute to sleep loss

In a new study, researchers found beta-blockers treat heart diseases and were not more likely to cause depression compared to other similar treatments. While depression...