Researchers at the University of Toronto and the Hangzhou Normal University have developed a new technology that can turn your smartphone into a blood pressure monitoring device by just analysing a short video of your face.
Contrary to previous assumption, researchers at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) and the Medical Center Berlin (MCB) in Germany found that the blood pressure does not drop during a sauna session.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), childhood obesity is one of the most serious public health challenges of the 21st century. The problem is global and the prevalence has increased at an alarming rate.
At the end of the study, blood pressure in 94 participants with untreated prehypertension or hypertension dropped significantly, according to the researchers from Tokyo Medical and Dental University in Japan.
Researchers at University of California San Diego in the US found a link between higher blood pressure and pesticide exposures in children - especially heightened pesticide spraying period around the Mother's Day flower harvest, a holiday with one of the highest sales of flowers.