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Eating lots of whole grains could ward off high blood pressure, according to a study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.
2009/10/9
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.
2009/10/6
A study released Monday ties high blood pressure to memory problems in people over age 45.
2009/8/26
For half her life, 66-year-old Gael Lander struggled with high blood pressure that did not respond to the drugs usually prescribed.
2009/4/14
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.
2009/2/16
Relieving high blood pressure could halve the number of Alzheimer's patients, an Australian researcher said recently.
2009/2/6
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.
2008/12/31
Harmful amounts of sodium can be found in unsalty foods such as breakfast cereal and bagels, according to Consumer Reports magazine.
2008/12/3
More than half of people in three European countries who were diagnosed with high blood pressure in a recent survey did not know they had the condition, according to a study published Wednesday.
2008/11/14
The lives of nearly 8,000 black Americans could be saved each year if doctors could figure out a way to bring their average blood pressure down to the average level of whites, a surprising new study found.
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