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BP pill has potential to slow down Alzheimer's: Study

Researchers at Radboud University in the Netherlands found the drug nilvadipine increased blood flow to the brain's memory and learning centre among people with Alzheimer's without affecting other parts of the brain.

A bad night's sleep may up your blood pressure level: Study

Blood pressure is one of the best predictors of cardiovascular health. These latest findings may be an important piece of the puzzle when it comes to understanding the pathway through which sleep impacts overall cardiovascular health.


Licorice tea may have harmful side effects, says study

Licorice tea is popular in the Middle East and parts of Europe, and erk sous is especially popular in Egypt during Ramadan.

Flower pesticides linked to high blood pressure in kids, finds study

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.

World Hypertension Day 2019: Uncommon reasons you may have high blood pressure

Essential hypertension is usually linked to genetics, poor diet, lack of exercise and obesity. Whereas secondary hypertension may be caused by a number of uncommon causes or diseases.

World Hypertension Day 2019: Ayurvedic tips to manage hypertension

Normal blood pressure of a healthy adult individual is 120 mmHg systolic and 80 mmHg diastolic.


World Hypertension Day 2019: Know about the signs, risks and treatment for hypertension

People with high blood pressure may have headaches, shortness of breath or nosebleeds, but these signs and symptoms aren't specific and usually don't occur until high blood pressure has reached a severe or life-threatening stage.

World Hypertension Day 2019: Yoga asanas to help manage high blood pressure

World Hypertension Day is celebrated on May 17 every year to create awareness of the importance of monitoring blood pressure and knowing about its natural levels. The theme for this year is 'Know Your Numbers'.

Most Indian adults not aware they are suffering from hypertension: Study

More than half of Indians aged 15-49 years with hypertension are not aware of their hypertension status. Awareness level was lowest in Chhattisgarh (22.1 per cent) and highest in Puducherry (80.5 per cent).

Arsenic in drinking water may change heart structure, says study

People are most frequently exposed to arsenic, a toxic metalloid, through drinking water in areas where groundwater is contaminated.