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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...

High blood pressure increases dementia risk

Research shows people who are hypertensive have a higher risk of dementiaHigh blood pressure may accelerate the rate of memory loss. A new study in...

Hypertension causes half of all stroke deaths in India

High blood pressure is the primary culprit behind stroke and coronary artery disease in IndiaIndia is grappling with a huge hypertension burden, a large...

1 in 8 Indians over 30 years has high blood pressure

One in every eight people in India above 30 years of age has high blood pressure, according to Union health ministry Every eighth Indian above...

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