High Blood Pressure

The eyes have it for high blood pressure clues

When Dr. William White shines a bright light in his patient's eye, he's looking for more than just vision problems. He's searching for clues indicating...

High blood pressure may cause more diabetic eye treatments

When patients with diabetic retinopathy would see Michigan Medicine ophthalmologist Anjali Shah, M.D., the conversation was often the same. And it could be frustrating. “I would...

This common blood pressure treatment may not help you effectively

In a new study, researchers found the most popular first-line treatment for high blood pressure is less effective and has more side effects than...

Scientists discover the best time to take high blood pressure drugs

In a new study, researchers found people with high blood pressure who take all their anti-hypertensive medication in one go at bedtime have better-controlled...

This common gum disease linked to high risk of high blood pressure

In a new study, researchers found that periodontitis (PD) is a possible risk factor for high blood pressure. The research was conducted by a team...

Scientists discover the key to treating high blood pressure

In a new study, researchers found the key to treating blood pressure might lie in people who are "resistant" to developing high blood pressure...

This common blood pressure drug linked to high suicide risk

In a new study, researchers found a common type of blood pressure medication might be associated with an increased risk of suicide. They found people...

Lowering blood pressure may prevent new brain lesions in older people

Many people know treating high blood pressure reduces the odds of a heart attack, stroke or heart failure. A new study suggests another added benefit:...

The road to better exercise might be in your playlist

Music may be just what you need to stick with an exercise program – and picking the right tunes could even improve performance. Federal exercise...

Strong blood pressure control may benefit brains of older people

In a new study, researchers found that more aggressively controlling daily blood pressure in older adults can improve their brain health. The research was conducted...

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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...