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Jan 23, 2018
Wealthy but not healthy: India's rich more likely to suffer hypertension, says National Family Health SurveyNearly 13 percent women and 18 percent men aged 15-49 in the highest stratum of the wealth index have hypertension (high blood pressure), according to data from the National Family Health Survey (NFHS), 2015-16 (NFHS-4). This is the first time the NFHS has included the measurement of blood pressure.
Nov 16, 2017
American Heart Association revises what constitutes high blood pressure, nearly half of all US adults now suffer from 'silent killer'Tighter blood pressure guidelines from US heart organizations mean millions more people need to make lifestyle changes, or start taking medication,
Jun 10, 2017
Study claims that 70 percent of digital blood pressure monitors are inaccurateSeventy percent of digital blood pressure monitors used at home are "unacceptably inaccurate", and could cause serious implications for people says a study.
May 29, 2017
Glenmark Pharma gets USFDA approval to manufacture generic version of hypertension drug BystolicAccording to IMS Health sales data for the 12 months to March 2017, the Bystolic tablets achieved annual sales of approximately $1 billion
May 17, 2017
World Hypertension Day: Uncontrolled high blood pressure may lead to stroke, say expertsIgnorance, people say, is bliss. Not so with hypertension though. For, uncontrolled high blood pressure, if left untreated over a prolonged period, can cause a stroke by damaging the blood vessels in the brain, health experts have warned.
Aug 24, 2016
Jubilant Life receives USFDA nod for hypertension tabletsAs on 30 June, 2016, Jubilant Life Sciences had a total of 770 filings for Oral Solids of which 578 have been approved in various regions globally
Jul 20, 2016
Gujarat tackles obesity with 'fat tax' plan: Will be second state after Kerala to do soGujarat government is trying to follow Kerala and is considering on imposing a 14.5 percent fat tax on junk food sold in restaurants to raise money for preventive healthcare measure.
May 24, 2016
Did you know fluctuations in blood pressure may be bad for your brain?Higher long-term fluctuations in blood pressure readings may be linked to faster decline in brain and cognitive function among older adults, says a study.
May 18, 2016
South Asians among the highest suffering from hypertensionSouth Asians number the highest among patients suffering from hypertension, doctors said on Tuesday.
May 17, 2016
World Hypertension Day: Know your BP numbers to stay healthyWith 17 May being observed as World Hypertension Day, this is a clarion call to those suffering high stress levels at work and sedentary lifestyles.