High Blood Pressure

Pulse waves may detect problems missed by blood pressure readings

"Radial pulse waves" might sound other-worldly, but they're a relatively easy way to measure heartbeats through the artery at the base of the wrist. And...

1 in 10 senior people binge drink, says study

In a new study, researchers found that more than a tenth of adults age 65 and older currently binge drink. This puts them at risk...
Adding these two minerals to drinking water may help lower blood pressure

Adding these two minerals to drinking water could help treat high blood pressure

In a new study, researchers found that adding two essential minerals to drinking water may help lower blood pressure. The two minerals are calcium and...

Lowering blood pressure is critical to avoiding a second stroke

In a new study, researchers found that for people who have had a stroke, controlling blood pressure levels is the key to preventing a...

Half of U.S. adults need to monitor blood pressure at home

In a new study, researchers found that half of U.S. adults should monitor blood pressure at home. This is because blood pressure measured in the...

This common health issue can be a big sign of high blood pressure

In a new study, researchers found that using the toilet at night several times is a sign of high blood pressure. The health condition is...

High blood pressure, cholesterol in young adults linked to heart disease later

In a new study, researchers found increased blood pressure and cholesterol levels in young adulthood may lead to a higher risk of heart disease...

Space study helps people on Earth with low blood pressure condition

Ever stand up too quickly and see stars? Fainting from low blood pressure can be dangerous for astronauts as well as for patients. With the 50th...

Both numbers in blood pressure can predict heart disease, stroke

In a new study, researchers found that both numbers in a blood pressure reading—the "upper" systolic and the "lower" diastolic—can predict the risk of...

This herbal tea may cause high blood pressure emergency

In a new study, researchers found that a popular herbal tea called licorice tea can bring dangerous health risks. They found that in some people,...

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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...

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...