A government-run aquaculture laboratory has developed two food ingredients based on algae extracts that proved effective in mitigating metabolic syndrome by controlling blood pressure levels and blood fat, the Cabinet level Council of Agriculture (COA) reported yesterday.
Practicing a particular type of meditation twice a day can significantly reduce blood pressure, according to an analysis of existing research on the technique.
Up to 100 million people globally have genetic mutations that keep their blood pressure low and lower their risk of heart and kidney disease and stroke, U.S. researchers reported on Sunday.
A prototype Swiss vaccine aimed at curbing a major source of high blood pressure has shown encouraging results, according to a trial among a small group of volunteers, published in Saturday's Lancet.
Drinking alcohol, even moderate amounts, may boost blood pressure more than previously thought, British researchers said on Tuesday.
Noise at night from airport and road traffic can increase blood pressure during sleep, according to a study published Wednesday.
Carbohydrate-rich diets are associated with slightly higher blood pressure than diets rich in monounsaturated fats, according to the findings published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.