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Hypertension News
June 26, 2022

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Deep Nerve Stimulation Consistently Reduces Blood Pressure

Biomedical engineers are expanding the study of wireless electrodes to treat hypertension and are reporting that blood pressure can be consistently controlled by bioelectronic ...

Gut Bacteria Can Make Blood Pressure Medication Less Effective

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke, two of the leading causes of death in America. It's also one of the most common chronic conditions in the ...

Men With High Blood Pressure Have a Biased Recognition of Other People’s Anger

Men with high blood pressure have a biased recognition of other people's anger, as shown in a new ...

Eating Protein from a Greater Variety of Sources May Lower Risk of High Blood Pressure

In a study of nearly 12,200 adults in China, eating protein from a greater variety of sources was associated with a lower risk of developing high ...
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Statement Updates Ambulatory Blood Pressure Classification in Children and Adolescents

The statement provides simplified classifications for ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) in children and adolescents. ABPM is designed to evaluate a person's blood pressure during daily ...

Taste Buds Can Adapt to Low Salt Diet

A taste adaptation intervention lowers salt intake and increases enjoyment of a sodium restricted diet in patients with hypertension, according to a small ...

Targeting Molecular Pathway That Causes Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Researchers describe the underlying signaling pathway that results in pulmonary arterial hypertension and a novel monoclonal antibody therapy that blocks the abnormal blood vessel formation ...

Gene Map May Identify Heart Disease Risk for People With Type 2 Diabetes

A new study confirmed a risk score, based on a map of genetic variants known to affect blood pressure, successfully identified people with Type 2 diabetes who are at increased risk for heart attack ...

Scientists Discover Body's Natural Alarm to Battle Blood Loss

Fresh insights into how the body responds to blood loss could lead to a new treatment for traumatic ...

If Blood Pressure Rises Upon Standing, So May Risk for Heart Attack

Young and middle-aged adults with high blood pressure whose systolic blood pressure (top-number) rose more than 6.5 mm Hg upon standing were more likely to later have a heart attack, stroke, ...

Blood Pressure Medications Impact Brain Function

Researchers found that blood pressure medications have an unanticipated effect on the ...

Some Oral Bacteria Linked With Hypertension in Older Women

In a study of more than 1,200 women in the U.S., average age 63 years, 10 kinds of oral bacteria were associated with a higher risk of developing high blood pressure, while five strains of bacteria ...

Blood Pressure Rose During the Pandemic, Study Finds

Blood pressure rose moderately during the early months of the pandemic, according to a study of patients who monitored themselves at ...

Women's Experiences of Sexual Assault and Harassment Linked With High Blood Pressure

Women who had ever experienced sexual violence in their lifetime -- including sexual assault and workplace sexual harassment -- were more likely to develop high blood pressure over a seven-year ...

Transient BP Spikes Coupled to Learning in Brain

Minor everyday rises in blood pressure due to short-term stressors can be linked to a brain area that controls conscious and learned motor skills. This discovery paves the way for a chance to ...

New Research Finds More Intensive Blood Pressure Treatment May Prevent Strokes in Older Adults

An analysis of results from randomized clinical trials reveals that more intensive hypertension treatment may be helpful for preventing or delaying strokes in older ...

Sweet Pressure: Scientists Discover Link Between High Blood Pressure and Diabetes

The long-standing enigma of why so many patients suffering with high blood pressure (known as hypertension) also have diabetes (high blood sugar) has finally been cracked by an international ...

Long-Term Use of Blood Pressure Drugs May Cause Kidney Damage, Study Suggests

New kidney research is raising concerns that long-term use of ACE inhibitors and other drugs commonly prescribed to treat high-blood pressure and heart failure could be contributing to kidney ...

Custom Finger Clip Offers a New Way to Measure Blood Pressure, Other Vitals

Monitoring a person's blood pressure on a regular basis can help health care professionals with early detection of various health problems such as high blood pressure, which has no warning signs ...

First Model to Predict Lifetime Risk of Heart Failure

By answering a few basic questions, a new heart failure-risk model can provide an on-the-spot estimate of whether an individual will experience heart failure in the next 30 years. The ability to ...

High Blood Pressure Treatment in Pregnancy Appears Safe, Prevents Maternal Heart Risks

High blood pressure during pregnancy remains a major cause of maternal and fetal pregnancy-related complications and death, and it increases women's short- and long-term risks for cardiovascular ...

Research Reveals How Aging Cells Can Be an Underlying Cause of Kidney Damage

A study in mice has found that stress and tissue damage initiated by angiotensin II, a molecule that is known to increase blood pressure and stiffening in the linings of blood vessels, leads to ...

A Daily Dose of Yogurt Could Be the Go-to Food to Manage High Blood Pressure

Whether it's a dollop on your morning cereal or a simple snack on the go, a daily dose of yogurt could be the next go-to food for people with high blood pressure, according to new ...

U.S. Adults' Blood Pressure Levels Increased During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Study Finds

Blood pressure control worsened in both men and women with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States in 2020, a new study has found. Women and older adults had the highest blood ...

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