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Repeat BP measurements essential for hypertension diagnosis

Study highlights the importance of measuring blood pressure repeatedly during a single visit to reach correct hypertension diagnosis   Blood pressure needs to be measured repeatedly...

Young people with high blood pressure may suffer brain shrinkage

Study shows even when blood pressure is below the levels considered as hypertension, it affects the brain Young people with elevated blood pressure even when...

Indian pharma company recalls blood pressure, heart drugs in the US

Aurobindo Pharma is recalling its blood pressure medication over concerns that the tablets could contain trace amounts of an ingredient that may cause cancer Indian...

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...

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