Community pharmacy blood pressure monitoring

Written by | 3 Sep 2021

Community pharmacies in England will be able to provide blood pressure checks to people aged 40 and over from October thanks to a new deal between pharmacies and […]

Gut bacteria and flavonoid-rich foods are linked and improve blood pressure levels

Written by | 30 Aug 2021

Hypertension Journal Report AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION PrintEmail App Flavonoid-rich foods, including berries, apples, pears and wine, appear to have a positive effect on blood pressure levels, an association […]

Statin treatment linked to lower risk of cancer among heart failure patients

Written by | 30 Jul 2021

Treatment with statins of patients with heart failure is linked to a reduced risk of cancer, researchers reported on June 23, 2021 in the European Heart Journal. Lead investigator […]

5-minute breathing workout lowers blood pressure as much as exercise, drugs

Written by | 29 Jul 2021

The study, published June 29 in the Journal of the American Heart Association, provides the strongest evidence yet that the ultra-time-efficient maneuver known as High-Resistance Inspiratory Muscle Strength […]

Breastfeeding, even for a few days, linked to lower blood pressure in early childhood

Written by | 27 Jul 2021

Babies who were breastfed, even for a few days, had lower blood pressure as toddlers and these differences in blood pressure may translate into improved heart and vascular […]

Impact of blood pressure control programs at barbershops nationwide

Written by | 29 Jun 2021

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, kills more Americans than any other health condition. It is especially prevalent in Black Americans and is exacerbated by structural barriers to accessing […]

Prescription’ to sit less, move more advised for mildly high blood pressure and cholesterol

Written by | 24 Jun 2021

A “prescription” to sit less and move more is the optimal first treatment choice for reducing mild to moderately elevated blood pressure and blood cholesterol in otherwise healthy […]

Data from smartwatches can help predict clinical blood test results

Written by | 30 May 2021

Long-term data gathered from wearables can quicky indicate illness and other abnormalities in a patient’s health. DURHAM, N.C. — Smartwatches and other wearable devices may be used to […]

High flavanol diet may lead to lower blood pressure

Written by | 11 Nov 2020

First study to use objective measure to look at 25,000 people’s diet People who consume a diet including flavanol-rich foods and drinks, including tea, apples and berries, could […]

Dozens of blood pressure drugs do not elevate risk of depression

Written by | 9 Oct 2020

Dozens of the most widely used blood pressure medications show no tendency to elevate risk of depression, Danish researchers report. They also noted that some of these treatments […]

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