blood pressure

January 7, 2019

A martial-arts maneuver can reduce blood loss in someone who has sustained a significant wound, suggests a small, proof-of-concept study.

October 23, 2018

Murray Raskind, a psychiatrist and researcher at the University of Washington School of Medicine, has helped service veterans get a good night's sleep after dealing with years of nightmares brought on by combat.

September 28, 2018

In the largest global genetic study of blood pressure to date, researchers have newly identified more than 500 genetic regions that influence the measure.

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May 17, 2018

Since the American College of Cardiology issued blood-pressure recommendations last November, it’s been a puzzle to decide which threshold to aim for. Cardiologists will say 130/80. Other organizations suggest 150/90 or 140/90.

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