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Phone app gets more adults to take their blood pressure medication

People with high blood pressure are more inclined to take their medications correctly if an app on their smartphone reminds them, a new study...
Scientists discover over 500 new genes that influence our blood pressure

Scientists discover over 500 new genes that influence our blood pressure

Over 500 new gene regions that influence people's blood pressure have been discovered in the largest global genetic study of blood pressure to date,...

Nearly 1 in 5 with supposed drug-resistant high blood pressure aren’t taking meds

For about one in five people with what appears to be hard-to-treat, or resistant, high blood pressure, they simply aren’t taking prescribed medications, new...

4 things happens when you eat too much salt

Did you know the word “salary” stems from salt and its storied use throughout human history, dating as far back as 6050 BC? It has...

Two blood pressure drugs actually make blood pressure unstable and harm health

In a recent study from the Intermountain Medical Center, researchers find that two types of blood pressure drugs — alpha blockers and alpha 2...

Wearable ultrasound patch could monitor blood pressure deep inside body

A new wearable ultrasound patch that non-invasively monitors blood pressure in arteries deep beneath the skin could help people detect cardiovascular problems earlier on...
Can mobile blood pressure apps really help you

Can blood pressure apps really help you?

In a new study, Johns Hopkins researchers screen 250 user reviews and comments for a once popular -- but proven inaccurate -- mobile app...

Healthy lifestyle means less blood pressure drugs

In a recent study, researchers find people with high blood pressure needed less drugs within 16 weeks after making lifestyle changes. Lifestyle changes are the...
Veterans overtreated for blood pressure on leaving hospital, says new study

Veterans overtreated for blood pressure on leaving hospital, says new study

Higher risk of potential dizziness and falls One in seven older veterans with hypertension is discharged with increased blood pressure medications, despite half of those...

To control your blood pressure, try to eat 3 foods and avoid 4 things

High blood pressure is a common chronic health condition. It is a silent killer because there are no obvious symptoms. However, it is a big...