October 16, 2020

The latest analysis by Institute of Health Metrics and Sciences suggests a perfect storm of aggravating factors.

November 1, 2018

A class of drugs called angiotensin-II receptor blockers was associated with benefit for black women and white women and men.

September 28, 2018

Researchers studied DNA samples from more than 1 million people.

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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.

March 16, 2018

What happens when groups that publish official medical guidelines disagree on a basic premise? 

October 4, 2017

One daily 8 oz. serving posed no increased risk for hypertension or diabetes in study of 114,000 adult women

Results from landmark study published Monday could change standard thinking about hypertension, which affects more than 70 million people in the United States. 

A new study suggests that people with a genetic predisposition for high blood pressure have a lower risk for Alzheimer’s disease.

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