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People with congenital heart disease may not be at high risk of developing severe symptoms of COVID-19, suggests study
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People with congenital heart disease may not be at high risk of developing severe symptoms of COVID-19, suggests study

The scientists from the Congenital Heart Disease Centre at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons conducted a review study on 7,000 individuals who were born with congenital heart disease

Low levels of zinc in blood may increase risk of death in COVID-19 patients, study reveals
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Low levels of zinc in blood may increase risk of death in COVID-19 patients, study reveals

Increased inflammatory response in the body has also been one of the reasons for COVID-19 fatalities.

Hypertension at young age can lead to cardiovascular diseases; optimism may help reduce the risk, say scientists
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Hypertension at young age can lead to cardiovascular diseases; optimism may help reduce the risk, say scientists

A recent study found a dose-response relationship between optimism and hypertension, which means the higher the optimism, the lower the risk of developing hypertension

New study suggests high blood pressure, diabetes affect thinking, memory more in mid-age than after 70
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New study suggests high blood pressure, diabetes affect thinking, memory more in mid-age than after 70

The study suggests that controlling these risk factors may be a good way to reduce the risk of dementia in older age.

Hypertension drug, L-type calcium channel blockers, may increase risk of heart failure, shows study
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Hypertension drug, L-type calcium channel blockers, may increase risk of heart failure, shows study

The study, which examined Penn State clinical database, found significantly higher incidents of heart failure among hypertension patients treated with L-type calcium channel blockers

Chromosomal abnormalities, placental issues among many reasons that cause miscarriages: Here's how to ensure a safe pregnancy
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Chromosomal abnormalities, placental issues among many reasons that cause miscarriages: Here's how to ensure a safe pregnancy

It’s not possible to prevent a miscarriage completely, but one can reduce the risks of this complication by following a few steps.

Hypertension: How a hormone called aldosterone may have been the cause of your high blood pressure
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Hypertension: How a hormone called aldosterone may have been the cause of your high blood pressure

If the adrenal glands produce too much aldosterone, it can cause the body to retain sodium and lose potassium which can lead to high blood pressure.

World Hypertension Day 2020: Eight uncommon causes of high blood pressure
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World Hypertension Day 2020: Eight uncommon causes of high blood pressure

Hypertension is usually linked to lifestyle, genetics or hormones. However, there are some cases in which the cause of hypertension is not identifiable.

World Hypertension Day 2020: The truth about salt and hypertension
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World Hypertension Day 2020: The truth about salt and hypertension

There are many changes you can make in your lifestyle that can help reduce the risk of hypertension. One of the biggest ones is to reduce your salt intake.

National Unani Day 2020: Age-old remedies for common ailments
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National Unani Day 2020: Age-old remedies for common ailments

Founded by the ancient Greek philosopher Hippocrates, Unani was formalized and propounded by the Islamic polymath Ibn Sina in the medieval era.

Why all the fuss around hypertension?
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Why all the fuss around hypertension?

High blood pressure is one of the most common lifestyle diseases in the world, with more than one-fourth of the global population living with high BP.

Make these five promises for better heart health
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Make these five promises for better heart health

To encourage good heart habits, the World Heart Federation has asked people around the world to make five promises.

Why controlling India's spiralling hypertension burden is imperative for the country's overall growth and well-being
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Why controlling India's spiralling hypertension burden is imperative for the country's overall growth and well-being

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), hypertension is the leading cause of death globally and kills more people than all infectious diseases combined.

Love salt, eat cheese: Research shows cheese can help balance out the ill-effects of having too much salt
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Love salt, eat cheese: Research shows cheese can help balance out the ill-effects of having too much salt

Researchers at Penn State University have found that cheese contains natural antioxidants that can minimise the damage to blood vessels from eating too much salt.

Cerebral aneurysm: What happens when the brain bleeds
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Cerebral aneurysm: What happens when the brain bleeds

According to an estimate, about 3% of the world’s population suffers from cerebral aneurysm, with a higher prevalence among women over 50.

Why high blood pressure is misdiagnosed 40% of the time
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Why high blood pressure is misdiagnosed 40% of the time

Causes of BP misdiagnosis are whitecoat hypertension (BP rising due to anxiety when you visit the doctor) and masked hypertension (hypertensive patient shows normal blood pressure readings at a doctor’s clinic).

Hypertension Day 2019: This 'silent killer' that ails many and goes unnoticed, is easy to control
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Hypertension Day 2019: This 'silent killer' that ails many and goes unnoticed, is easy to control

In India, hypertension has led to a total of 1.63 million deaths in 2016 and needs to find a way to overcome it.

Researchers develop iPhone app to accurately check your blood pressure
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Researchers develop iPhone app to accurately check your blood pressure

The new "iPhone X" app measures BP via the 'oscillometric finger pressing method'.

Scientist develop new hardware to measure blood pressure more accurately using an app
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Scientist develop new hardware to measure blood pressure more accurately using an app

While high blood pressure is treatable with lifestyle changes and medication, only around 20 percent of people with hypertension have their condition under control.

Study claims that 70 percent of digital blood pressure monitors are inaccurate
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Study claims that 70 percent of digital blood pressure monitors are inaccurate

Seventy percent of digital blood pressure monitors used at home are "unacceptably inaccurate", and could cause serious implications for people says a study.