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High Blood Pressure Hypertension

Hypertension or high blood pressure is known as the "silent killer" because despite being one of the most common fatal conditions worldwide, most people are unaware they have the condition because it presents with very few or no symptoms.

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Study shows how non-alcoholic fatty liver disease causes Alzheimer's-like neuroinflammation

Study shows how non-alcoholic fatty liver disease causes Alzheimer's-like neuroinflammation

Study results do not show benefit of proteomic analysis for detecting diabetic nephropathy

Study results do not show benefit of proteomic analysis for detecting diabetic nephropathy

Study: Hypertension medications can also reduce risk of colorectal cancer

Study: Hypertension medications can also reduce risk of colorectal cancer

Asthma does not appear to increase the risk of contracting COVID-19, shows study

Asthma does not appear to increase the risk of contracting COVID-19, shows study

Novel biomarkers can diagnose and assess the risk of preeclampsia

Novel biomarkers can diagnose and assess the risk of preeclampsia

Women with gestational hypertension more likely to develop heart disease later

Women with gestational hypertension more likely to develop heart disease later

Study: Lifetime discrimination can raise the risk of hypertension in African Americans

Study: Lifetime discrimination can raise the risk of hypertension in African Americans

Alzheimer’s drug could be re-purposed to reverse blood vessel damage in diabetes

Alzheimer’s drug could be re-purposed to reverse blood vessel damage in diabetes

Oral hygiene and severity of COVID-19 – the connection

Oral hygiene and severity of COVID-19 – the connection

COVID-19 triggers changes in blood platelets

COVID-19 triggers changes in blood platelets

Study shows connection between blood pressure and eye health in young children

Study shows connection between blood pressure and eye health in young children

Study examines how nitrogen dioxide from gas cookers can impact the cardiovascular system

Study examines how nitrogen dioxide from gas cookers can impact the cardiovascular system

Researchers discover receptor that makes mice strong and slim

Researchers discover receptor that makes mice strong and slim

ACE inhibition in kidney could influence pathogenesis of SARS-CoV-2

ACE inhibition in kidney could influence pathogenesis of SARS-CoV-2

Statin therapy linked to lower death rate in hospitalized patients with COVID-19

Statin therapy linked to lower death rate in hospitalized patients with COVID-19

Transgenic rice containing anti-hypertensive peptides lowers blood pressure in hypertensive rats

Transgenic rice containing anti-hypertensive peptides lowers blood pressure in hypertensive rats

Increased physical activity associated with lower sleep apnea risk

Increased physical activity associated with lower sleep apnea risk

New, five-minute urine test measures the health of a person's diet

New, five-minute urine test measures the health of a person's diet

Study reveals large gaps between urban and rural areas in quality of stroke care

Study reveals large gaps between urban and rural areas in quality of stroke care

Globally, 350 million could be at risk of severe COVID-19 and hospitalization

Globally, 350 million could be at risk of severe COVID-19 and hospitalization