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How does high blood pressure affect your heart?

September 29, 2019 12:53 pm

Hypertension causes accelerated rate of arterial blockage.

High blood pressure may cause cognitive decline: Study

September 10, 2019 7:14 am

High blood pressure was defined as having a systolic blood pressure of 140 millimetres of mercury (mmHg) or higher and a diastolic blood pressure of 90 mmHg or higher.

Foods that heal: Add broccoli, yoghurt to your diet to fight diabetes

August 29, 2019 2:28 pm

According to a study titled 'India Fit Report 2019', diabetes has increased by 40 per cent from 2017 to 2018, among people below 45 years, and cholesterol has witnessed an overall increase of 40 per cent in the same period.

Multiple tests needed to confirm hypertension: Study

August 20, 2019 8:20 pm

With the study, doctors suggest at least three blood pressure tests in an interval of two minutes to confirm hypertension or home-based tests during which the patient is relaxed and accurate blood pressure (BP) can be noted.

This new technology can let smartphone detect blood pressure through a short selfie video

August 14, 2019 11:03 pm

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.

Vitamin D deficiency from birth linked to high blood pressure in later life

July 02, 2019 1:57 pm

The researchers discovered that children who had persistently low levels of Vitamin D through early childhood had double the risk of elevated systolic blood pressure between ages three and 18

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

June 19, 2019 9:44 am

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

June 05, 2019 1:38 pm

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

May 29, 2019 1:03 pm

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

May 25, 2019 2:45 pm

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.