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Oct 01, 2019
Make these five promises for better heart healthTo encourage good heart habits, the World Heart Federation has asked people around the world to make five promises.
Sep 25, 2019
Why controlling India's spiralling hypertension burden is imperative for the country's overall growth and well-beingAccording to the World Health Organization (WHO), hypertension is the leading cause of death globally and kills more people than all infectious diseases combined.
Sep 19, 2019
Love salt, eat cheese: Research shows cheese can help balance out the ill-effects of having too much saltResearchers at Penn State University have found that cheese contains natural antioxidants that can minimise the damage to blood vessels from eating too much salt.
Sep 06, 2019
Cerebral aneurysm: What happens when the brain bleedsAccording to an estimate, about 3% of the world’s population suffers from cerebral aneurysm, with a higher prevalence among women over 50.
Aug 29, 2019
Why high blood pressure is misdiagnosed 40% of the timeCauses 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).
May 17, 2019
Hypertension Day 2019: This 'silent killer' that ails many and goes unnoticed, is easy to controlIn India, hypertension has led to a total of 1.63 million deaths in 2016 and needs to find a way to overcome it.
Sep 09, 2018
Researchers develop iPhone app to accurately check your blood pressureThe new "iPhone X" app measures BP via the 'oscillometric finger pressing method'.
Mar 12, 2018
Scientist develop new hardware to measure blood pressure more accurately using an appWhile high blood pressure is treatable with lifestyle changes and medication, only around 20 percent of people with hypertension have their condition under control.
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.
Jun 06, 2017
What are the 4 most commonly occurring chronic diseases in India?Array