High Blood Pressure

The 2017 Hypertension Guidelines

In late 2017, the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA), in cooperation with numerous other prestigious …


Using Cancer Drugs to Control Blood Pressure | GEN

In the fast-paced world of drug discovery, repurposing existing FDA approved drugs is a logical strategy, as it not only can save time and money but …


New 2017 ACC/AHA Guidelines on Diagnosis and Treatment of Hypertension

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Management of High Blood Pressure in Adults

This JAMA Clinical Guidelines Synopsis summarizes the 2017 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association guideline on prevention, …

Medical Journals

American Heart Association Releases New Guidelines For High Blood Pressure And Lifestyle Modifications

The American Heart Association announced the new guidelines for high blood pressure in its conference in Anaheim on Monday. It also recommends …


Singapore will not adopt US' blood pressure limits: MOH

SINGAPORE: Singapore will not be adopting the new guidelines for high blood pressure that the American Heart Association (AHA) has recommended, said …


Slow eating prevents obesity, keeps diabetes at bay

Eating slowly helps in treating obesity and improves the condition of the heart and helps prevent stroke. People who eat very slowly are less likely …


20 Ways to Lower Your Blood Pressure Naturally

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Yoghurt could help to reverse the effects of a salty diet, study shows

It's good for your heart...<p>We already knew that yoghurt is good for your bones, but now it seems it could be beneficial for heart health, too. …


A Doctor’s Story: How Women Can Lose Weight

This advertorial was written by Kelly G. Bagnell, MD, FACOG at the Lake Lifestyle Medical Clinic in Polson, Montana, on behalf of Ideal Protein.<p>As an …

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FDA OKs expanded use for Noden's hypertension med Tekturna

The FDA approves Noden Pharma DAC's Tekturna (aliskiren) for the treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure) in children at least six years old. …


MIT researchers discover that probiotic could be used to fight high blood pressure

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology say they may one day have a new treatment for high blood pressure that focuses on what might …


High blood pressure redefined under new guidelines: What you need to know

There are new guidelines about high blood pressure, and under them, roughly half of Americans are now considered to have the condition. Dr. Mehmet Oz of “The Dr. Oz Show” joins TODAY to explain what you need to know.


High blood pressure now starts at 130/80

Filed under: Lifestyle, Wellness, Health & Wellness<p>Heart experts released new guidelines for blood pressure on Monday and that means millions more Americans will now be diagnosed with high blood pressure.<p>Read more...<p>Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments


DeepHeart AI IDs sleep apnea, hypertension via Apple Watch

Your Apple Watch can tell if you have hypertension or sleep apnea -- with the help of Cardiogram's deep neural network, DeepHeart, that is. The app-maker and the UCSF Health lab have conducted a study proving that wearables can suggest the presence of hypertension and sleep apnea with 82 percent …


Will new blood pressure guidelines cost Americans?

The global hypertension drug market is already expected to climb to $32 billion by the end of 2020, according to analysts at Technavio, but now with the new guidelines for blood pressure set in place by the American Heart Association earlier this week, that market could rise even more as additional …


Apple Watch Can Spot Tricky Medical Conditions as Well as Doctors Can

Some of the most common conditions are the hardest to spot.<p>By on<p>Filed Under Data & Health<p>The future, straight to your inbox.<p>The global toll of high …


New Guidelines Give Americans High Blood Pressure - 1A

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FDA issues strong warning against herbal supplement kratom

Breaking News<p>FDA issues strong warning against kratom, an herbal supplement used to treat pain and other conditions<p>T<p>he Food and Drug Administration …

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Brainstorm Health: Digital Pill, FDA Kratom Warning, Hypertension Guidelines

DIGITAL HEALTH<p><b>Your wearable may be able to detect hypertension and sleep apnea.</b> A study presented at the American Heart Association’s (AHA) ongoing …


3 Facts Every Woman Should Know About Her Skin

We all know the basics when it comes to our skin: apply sunscreen daily to help prevent skin cancer; avoid excessive exposure to UV rays. But did you …

Skin Care

Blood pressure shift needs calm response

Blood pressure, or hypertension, has rarely been far from the top of the global health agenda since the World Health Organisation declared it the …


Half a million Kiwis suddenly have high blood pressure

<b>At 10am 14 November 2017 NZST millions of people around the world suddenly had high blood pressure. This will come as a shock to many and may</b> …


10 Things to Know for Tuesday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:<p>1. FRESH ACCUSATIONS TURN UP HEAT ON ALA. …

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High blood pressure can lead to a heart attack

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Guidelines: Nearly half of Americans have high blood pressure

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Rajkot-based sports writer Haresh Pandya s body found at Aji Dam

The Rajkot police on Saturday found the dead body of well known sports writer Haresh Pandya. The body of Pandya, 53, was fished out from the Aji Dam, …

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His Asia trip winding down, Trump meets with allies<p>MANILA, Philippines (AP) — President Donald Trump is winding down his lengthy Asia trip with an …

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Type2 diabetes, hypertension, the lethal duo on the prowl

Having diabetes and hypertension is incredibly common in Nigeria. Although the correlation between both diseases is scientifically unknown, a lot of …



High blood pressure or hypertension is a major public health problem. The American Heart Association estimates high blood pressure affects about one …