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Sleeping pill use may make you need more high blood pressure drugs

Sleeping pill use may make you need more high blood pressure drugs

In a new study, researchers found people who use sleep pills to help them sleep better need more high blood pressure drugs. The research was...
Spousal caregivers may have higher risks of high blood pressure and heart disease

Spousal caregivers may have higher risks of high blood pressure and heart disease

In a new study, researchers found people who need to look after their ill spouse may have higher risks of heart disease and high...
New blood pressure guidelines may protect millions from strokes and heart attacks

New blood pressure guidelines may protect millions from strokes and heart attacks

In a recent study, researchers found that the 2017 blood pressure guidelines may help prevent more than 3 million heart attacks and strokes over...
Common high blood pressure drug linked to higher skin cancer risk

Common high blood pressure drug linked to higher skin cancer risk

In a recent study, researchers found that one common drug for treating high blood pressure is linked to skin cancer. They found that the blood...

This mineral could protect your blood pressure

A healthy diet is a cornerstone of good health. Recently Indiana University researchers have found another reason why: An important mineral may help keep blood...
This common high blood pressure drug linked to sudden cardiac arrest

Common high blood pressure drug linked to this heart disease

In a new study, researchers found a common drug for treating high blood pressure and chest pain is linked to a higher risk of...

People with high blood pressure should take this brain test

In a recent study, researchers found that people with high blood pressure should take a clock drawing test for detecting cognitive dysfunction routinely. The clock...
DASH can lower blood pressure as well as high blood pressure drugs

DASH can lower blood pressure as well as high blood pressure drugs

For the eighth consecutive year, the DASH Diet developed by National Institutes of Health is the  “best overall” diet among nearly 40 diets. Recent research...

How marijuana could harm your heart and blood pressure health

In a recent study, researchers from Georgia State University found that marijuana use is associated with a three-fold risk of death from high blood...
Lowering blood pressure may cut dementia risk in people with this heart problem

Lowering blood pressure may cut dementia risk in people with this heart problem

In a new study, researchers found controlling high blood pressure could help reduce dementia risk in mid-life patients with atrial fibrillation (AF), a common...

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Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

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...

Scientists discover a new cause of autism

In a new study, researchers have found a new genetic factor that leads the brain to grow fewer synapses at a critical time in...

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...