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
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
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
The study suggests that controlling these risk factors may be a good way to reduce the risk of dementia in older age.
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
It’s not possible to prevent a miscarriage completely, but one can reduce the risks of this complication by following a few steps.
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.
Hypertension is usually linked to lifestyle, genetics or hormones. However, there are some cases in which the cause of hypertension is not identifiable.
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.
Founded by the ancient Greek philosopher Hippocrates, Unani was formalized and propounded by the Islamic polymath Ibn Sina in the medieval era.
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
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.
According to an estimate, about 3% of the world’s population suffers from cerebral aneurysm, with a higher prevalence among women over 50.
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).
In India, hypertension has led to a total of 1.63 million deaths in 2016 and needs to find a way to overcome it.
The new "iPhone X" app measures BP via the 'oscillometric finger pressing method'.
While high blood pressure is treatable with lifestyle changes and medication, only around 20 percent of people with hypertension have their condition under control.
Seventy percent of digital blood pressure monitors used at home are "unacceptably inaccurate", and could cause serious implications for people says a study.