By Susan Scutti | Mon, 11/18/2013 - 14:30
Scientists have discovered that blood pressure — specifically systolic or pulse pressure — may be related to Alzheimer's disease in middle-aged adults.
By Lizette Borreli | Fri, 09/06/2013 - 12:14
Cold winter months increase the risk factors of heart disease, while hot summer months reduce them.
By Matthew Mientka | Wed, 08/14/2013 - 18:17
According to the results of a new VoucherCodesPro survey of more than 2,8000 people, drivers of blue BMWs are the most-feared motorists on the road.
By Samantha Olson | Tue, 07/02/2013 - 13:31
Researchers have found indulging in, rather than abstaining from, tea and coffee can reduce blood pressure and better your overall health.
By Anthony Rivas | Wed, 05/29/2013 - 22:55
A study found that previously inactive men who exercised vigorously for four minutes, three times a week, could become more fit. Researchers hope the findings will motivate people to exercise.
By Ashik Siddique | Thu, 05/16/2013 - 00:16
Being interrupted by cell phone calls can cause higher blood pressure readings, though it’s unclear whether mobile phone use is actually linked to risk for hypertension.
By Ashik Siddique | Wed, 03/20/2013 - 01:13
A new concussion testing method could make a traumatic brain injury diagnosis based on heart rate and blood pressure changes.
By Ashik Siddique | Fri, 03/08/2013 - 17:21
Wives and partners of combat veterans suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) also face emotional and physical health consequences, like higher blood pressure.
By Ashik Siddique | Wed, 02/27/2013 - 21:13
New research shows an unexpected effect of gut bacteria on blood pressure, which may lead to better treatment of hypertension. The more fiber you eat, the more the bacteria may help you stay healthy.
By Christine Hsu | Wed, 01/30/2013 - 20:48
Holidays are a time for fun, relaxation and personal pampering, and a new study has revealed that going on vacation could even help rejuvenate the body by cutting blood pressure and lowering stress levels.
By Makini Brice | Wed, 01/23/2013 - 09:19
Playwright and poet William Congreve once said that "music has charms to soothe a savage beast".
By Makini Brice | Tue, 01/15/2013 - 14:02
High blood pressure is caused by a variety of problems: poor nutrition, smoking and stress, just for starters.
By Christine Hsu | Wed, 01/09/2013 - 09:48
People taking common blood pressure- lowering beta blockers are less likely to experience brain changes that can lead to Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.
By Christine Hsu | Fri, 12/14/2012 - 16:26
Good news for gazpacho lovers: regular consumption of this chilled tomato soup can reduce hypertension by up to 27 percent.