One in three adults suffers from high blood pressure, a key cause of strokes and heart disease, according to World Health Organization data released on Wednesday.
People who took blood pressure medicine during a 1980s clinical trial showed a longer life expectancy two decades later than people who took a placebo, a U.S. study said on Tuesday.
-- People across the world continue to smoke, drink and avoid exercise even though they also fear their unhealthy lifestyles will lead to long-term chronic disease, an international study found on Tuesday.
A new hypertension drug Rasilez is approved by the Bureau of National Health Insurance (BNHI) and is covered in the insurance system.
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A critical new report declares high blood pressure in the U.S. to be a neglected disease — a term that usually describes mysterious tropical illnesses, not a well-known plague of rich countries.
Are you sure you want soy sauce with that? Although 4.2 million people in Taiwan are estimated to have high blood pressure, a good 30 percent is in the dark regarding their condition.
Eating lots of whole grains could ward off high blood pressure, according to a study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.
Hypertension plays a part in 2.3 million cardiovascular deaths in China each year, doctors reported on Tuesday, pointing a finger at high levels of salt in the Chinese diet.
A study released Monday ties high blood pressure to memory problems in people over age 45.