Researchers already know that hypertension is the most prevalent risk factor for dementia. But the link between both isn’t so clear for people who develop hypertension later in life. A new report found...
FDA aims to expand the use of salt substitutes in processed foods
Mar 28, 2023
The FDA wants to allow manufacturers of regulated, everyday foods to replace salt with “safe and suitable” substitutes.
Hypertension linked to 22% higher odds of severe COVID in large study
Nov 10, 2022
People with hypertension are 22% more likely to experience severe COVID-19 symptoms than their peers whose blood pressure is in the normal range, according to a new study of data from the U.K. Biobank.
Adults with hypertension saw rise in blood pressure during pandemic
Nov 02, 2022
Adults with hypertension experienced a rise in blood pressure early in the pandemic — but not by as much as investigators expected, according to data from three large U.S. healthcare systems.
High blood pressure, poor sleep take a toll on shift workers: study
Sep 06, 2022
Shift workers with hypertension who typically work at night have a heightened risk of progressing to cardiometabolic multimorbidity (CMM), a new study finds. Poor sleep compounds the problem, researchers...
Class of blood pressure drugs cuts aneurysm risk in hypertension by 18 percent: study
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Jun 06, 2022
The use of RAAS inhibitors may reduce the odds of brain aneurysm rupture by an estimated 18% in people with high blood pressure, according to a new study across 20 medical centers.
Hypertension, CHD risk up with history of allergic disorders
Apr 12, 2022
Risk for hypertension highest for those age 18 to 57 years; CHD risk highest for those aged 39 to 57 years, men, Blacks
One-size-fits-all blood pressure cuff approach may lead to inaccurate diagnoses
Mar 02, 2022
Overestimation of blood pressure due to a too-small cuff size misclassified 39% of study participants as hypertensive, investigators report.