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Smoking, diabetes, high BP greater risk factors in women

Study examines how risk levels differ for men and women even for known heart attack risk factors Smoking, diabetes and high blood pressure are known...

Resistant high blood pressure linked to lead in shin bone

Lead accumulation in shin bone may be associated with resistant high blood pressure Accumulation of lead in the shin bone of men was associated with...

Gum disease may make blood pressure drugs less effective

Study shows that good oral health ensures hypertension patients respond better to medicines Hypertensive? Your teeth may be an indicator how well you will respond...

Crash diets could increase stubborn belly fat, presage hypertension

Animal studies show crash diets lead to increased abdominal fat, blood pressure to increase Crash dieting is bad for the health - if you have...

High BP, diabetes during pregnancy may cause more hot flushes

New onset high blood pressure and diabetes during pregnancy may be associated with greater number of hot flushes during menopauseA new study suggests that...

Check blood pressure at home for better control

Home based blood pressure monitoring also saves medical costs, found a studyThat small box with a digital display that measures blood pressure without the...

Lifestyle changes can take patients off blood pressure drugs

Study shows diet and lifestyle changes reduce the need for anti-hypertensives in just 16 weeksPulling the plug on a prevalent theory that when started...

Now, an app to measure blood pressure, without arm band

Researchers have developed an i-phone app that can measure blood pressure using sensors already present in the phone What if your phone could measure your...

“Target populations for effective blood pressure control”

New study says targeted population based approaches work in tackling hypertension epidemic Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is the leading risk factor for heart disease. A...

Even the fittest middle aged people not safe from heart disease

Study shows it is very important for those above 35 to regularly see a doctor for risk factors like hypertension etc If you are on...

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