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Football players risk hypertension

Football players risk hypertension...

A study on U.S. football players (they are huge!) has shown that people who are large, even if they are fit, are at a greater risk of high blood pressure.

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Walk often and walk far

Walk often and walk far...

An exercise program that involves lots of walking helps to reduce the risk of a second heart attack in cardiac rehab patients.

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Losing your job affects your health

Losing your job affects your health...

People who are laid off are at a higher risk of ill health, including hypertension, heart disease and arthritis, a study reports.

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Salty restaurant meals exposed

Salty restaurant meals exposed...

Chain restaurant meals with dangerously high levels of sodium have been exposed. Some meals contain enough salt for 4 days!

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Hypertension tops preventable causes of death

Hypertension tops preventable causes of death...

Smoking and high blood pressure are at the top of the list when it comes to preventable causes of death in the U.S.

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Low fat dairy helps hypertension

Low fat dairy helps hypertension...

Dairy products, like low-fat milk can help to reduce your risk of high blood pressure in older age, according to a new study.

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Warnings issued for painkillers

Warnings issued for painkillers...

Many common over the counter painkillers, including aspirin and ibuprofen will need to carry new warnings on their packaging.

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Hypertension when pregnant is a risk for the future

Hypertension when pregnant is a risk for the future...

If a woman has hypertension when she is pregnant, it increases the risk of heart disease at a younger age.

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Psoriasis sufferers risk hypertension

Psoriasis sufferers risk hypertension...

People with psoriasis have a higher risk of high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes. A new study has shown that psoriasis is more than just skin condition.

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New treatment for resistant hypertension

New treatment for resistant hypertension...

A new treatment, hailed as a break through for those with resistant hypertension, involves burning off nerves in the kidneys.

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Dinosaurs had high blood pressure too

Dinosaurs had high blood pressure too...

Long necked dinosaurs, like giraffes, had high blood pressure. Holding up their long necks took a lot of work, researchers discovered.

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A ‘polypill’ with aspirin cuts heart risks

A ‘polypill’ with aspirin cuts heart risks...

Bundling 5 heart drugs in the 1 pill, has cut the risk of heart attack and stroke, according to a new study.

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Limit salt and sodium in the diet

Limit salt and sodium in the diet...

70% of adults should be cutting back further the amount of sodium in their diet, according to a CDC report.

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Single pill combination drugs effective

Single pill combination drugs effective...

Hypertensive patients have more control of their high blood pressure when they take a single pill combination drug.

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Energy drinks may be harmful

Energy drinks may be harmful...

A new study highlights the dangers of drinking energy drinks for those with heart disease or high blood pressure.

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