By Ben Wolford | Tue, 09/09/2014 - 16:00
The number of emergency room patients with hypertension spiked 25 percent between 2006 and 2011, according to a review of millions of ER visits.
By John Ericson | Mon, 12/23/2013 - 18:19
Accelerated weight gain in early childhood may up the risk of cardiovascular complications in adolescence and adulthood.
By Justin Caba | Tue, 11/19/2013 - 16:00
For people with cardiovascular disease, taking aspirin before bedtime can help lower the risk of heart attacks in the morning — when platelet activity is highest.
By Matthew Mientka | Tue, 11/19/2013 - 16:00
Some 540 million people around the world, primarily of East Asian decent, carry a genetic variant affecting their ability to metabolize alcohol.
By John Ericson | Sun, 10/20/2013 - 20:03
A Mediterranean diet in combination with high-intensity interval training may lead to improved cardiovascular health for the obese.
By Chris Weller | Tue, 09/10/2013 - 17:31
Physicians began treating patients more effectively for high blood pressure with the introduction of pay-for-performance incentives, one study finds.
By John Ericson | Wed, 08/14/2013 - 23:08
Vitamin D was found to have little effect on hypertension in a year-long survey involving 159 patients.
By Anthony Rivas | Thu, 06/13/2013 - 19:38
Older adults who volunteer can reduce their risk for hypertension by 40 percent, adding to the list of other benefits that come with helping the community out.
By Anthony Rivas | Sun, 05/26/2013 - 14:00
Regardless of treatments given, children with type 2 diabetes can develop heart and kidney problems faster than adults with the disease.
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 Nsikan Akpan | Mon, 05/13/2013 - 17:08
A survey of fast-food restaurants and processed food in grocery stores revealed that sodium levels are mostly rising or staying the same.
By Christie Rizk | Thu, 05/02/2013 - 13:58
A new study shows that antioxidants in grapes can reduce rates of heart failure in hypertensive patients.
By Ashik Siddique | Wed, 03/13/2013 - 17:20
Vitamin D benefits may include helping African-Americans at risk for cardiovascular disease to lower their blood pressure.