Tag Archive: blood pressure

Dec 27

Patients with mild hypertension (140 to 159 mm Hg/90 to 99 mm Hg) who received antihypertensive therapy lowered their blood pressure

Patients with mild hypertension (140 to 159 mm Hg/90 to 99 mm Hg) who received antihypertensive therapy lowered their blood pressure by about 3.6/2.4 mm Hg and had a reduced short-term risk of dying from stroke or cardiovascular disease, in a large meta-analysis. The review was published online December 22, 2014 in the Annals of …

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Dec 24

Patients with mild hypertension (140 to 159 mm Hg/90 to 99 mm Hg) who received antihypertensive therapy had decreased their blood pressure by about 3.6/2.4 mm Hg

Patients with mild hypertension (140 to 159 mm Hg/90 to 99 mm Hg) who received antihypertensive therapy had decreased their blood pressure by about 3.6/2.4 mm Hg and had a reduced short-term risk of dying from stroke or cardiovascular disease, suggested a large meta-analysis published online December 22 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

Dec 23

A new report suggests that people with high levels of fitness are less likely to develop high blood pressure

A new report suggests that people with high levels of fitness are less likely to develop high blood pressure. The report is published in the Journal of the American Heart Association.

Dec 21

Healthy, middle-aged outpatients who were physically active for at least 2.5 hours a week had better blood pressure and blood glucose levels than their sedentary peers

Healthy, middle-aged outpatients who were physically active for at least 2.5 hours a week had better blood pressure and blood glucose levels than their sedentary peers, reported a large cross-sectional study. The differences were more marked in women. The study was published online December 18 in Preventing Chronic Disease.

Oct 08

A new study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association reports that there may be a significant association between living near a major roadway and the risk of high blood pressure

A new study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association reports that there may be a significant association between living near a major roadway and the risk of high blood pressure. Study authors noted that women who lived within 100 meters of a highway or major arterial road had a 22% greater risk …

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Aug 06

Hypertension in middle age could hasten cognitive decline over the next 20 years. In an observational study reported in JAMA Neurology,

years. In an observational study reported in JAMA Neurology, high blood pressure at baseline in a population ages 48 to 67 was associated with 0.056 z score–points (95% confidence interval minus 0.100–minus 0.012) more decline in global cognition over 2 decades of follow-up than seen with normal blood pressure at baseline.

Jul 29

A study published in the journal Health Psychology has revealed that persistent sleep troubles after a divorce might increase blood pressure.

A study published in the journal Health Psychology has revealed that persistent sleep troubles after a divorce might increase blood pressure.

Jun 02

Raised systolic and diastolic blood pressures may have different effects on different types of cardiovascular diseases and at different ages

Raised systolic and diastolic blood pressures may have different effects on different types of cardiovascular diseases and at different ages, reports a new research from England published in a special themed issue of The Lancet. Higher systolic blood pressure poses a greater risk of intracerebral hemorrhage, subarachnoid hemorrhage, and stable angina, whereas raised diastolic blood …

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May 30

Young adults exposed to adverse experiences as children have more signs of unhealthy blood vessel function than young people without a traumatic past

Young adults exposed to adverse experiences as children have more signs of unhealthy blood vessel function than young people without a traumatic past, reports a new study published online in Hypertension. Early–life stress may thus increase the risk of heart disease later on by affecting blood vessel function and blood pressure.

May 27

A new research has stated that sugar has a direct effect on risk factors for heart disease, and is likely to impact on blood pressure

A new research has stated that sugar has a direct effect on risk factors for heart disease, and is likely to impact on blood pressure, independent of weight gain. The findings appear online in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

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