High Blood Pressure

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...
Healthy blood pressure may protect older people from brain damage

Healthy blood pressure may reduce brain damage in older people

In a new study, researchers found lowering blood pressure in older age could help prevent worsening brain damage. The research was conducted by researchers at...

Common food addictive in coffee could raise your blood pressure

In a recent study, researchers found that a common food additive, phosphates, could raise blood pressure and pulse rates in healthy young adults. The study...
This kidney surgery could help treat high blood pressure

This kidney surgery could help treat high blood pressure

In a new study, researchers found one type of surgery could help lower high blood pressure in patients. The surgery called 'renal denervation’ targets the...

Why this common blood pressure drug may increase skin cancer risk

In a recent study, Danish researchers found that one of the most common drugs for high blood pressure is linked to increased risk of...

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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...

Scientists confirm the main cause of dementia

In a recent study, researchers confirmed they discovered the main cause of dementia. The researchers suggest that the build-up of urea in the brain to...

For older people, weight training is more important than cardio exercise

In a recent study from Wake Forest University, researchers found that weight training is more effective than cardio for older people. It is known that...
Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

In a recent study, researchers found long-term use of two antidepressants is linked to a higher risk of dementia. In addition, drugs prescribed for bladder...

Three common prescribed drugs may increase stroke risk by 60%

In a recent study, researchers from the University of Aberdeen found that drugs routinely prescribed for allergies, heart disease and Parkinson’s are linked to...