A new hypertension drug Rasilez is approved by the Bureau of National Health Insurance (BNHI) and is covered in the insurance system.
2010/3/17, 1 Comment
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.
For half her life, 66-year-old Gael Lander struggled with high blood pressure that did not respond to the drugs usually prescribed.
Scientists have identified the first common gene variants associated with an elevated risk of hypertension, a disease that affects around a billion people worldwide and can cause stroke, heart attack and kidney failure.
Relieving high blood pressure could halve the number of Alzheimer's patients, an Australian researcher said recently.
U.S. researchers have discovered a variant of a common gene linked to high-blood pressure, paving the way towards possible better treatments of the illness, a study said Monday.