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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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Does hypertension always lead to severe COVID-19?

Does hypertension always lead to severe COVID-19?

COVID-19, influenza and suicide are responsible for deaths of ICE detainees

COVID-19, influenza and suicide are responsible for deaths of ICE detainees

Making one small change to lifestyle could help UK adults to reduce stroke risk

Making one small change to lifestyle could help UK adults to reduce stroke risk

Metformin drug decreases mortality rate in COVID-19 patients with type 2 diabetes

Metformin drug decreases mortality rate in COVID-19 patients with type 2 diabetes

New combination treatment may provide relief for patients with methamphetamine use disorder

New combination treatment may provide relief for patients with methamphetamine use disorder

Researchers use urine test to identify and verify a patient's type of asthma

Researchers use urine test to identify and verify a patient's type of asthma

Cardiovascular deaths unrelated to COVID-19 increased during the pandemic, study finds

Cardiovascular deaths unrelated to COVID-19 increased during the pandemic, study finds

Poor gut health may adversely affect COVID-19 prognosis

Poor gut health may adversely affect COVID-19 prognosis

Patient with hypertension or cardiovascular diseases experienced critical disease progression with COVID-19

Patient with hypertension or cardiovascular diseases experienced critical disease progression with COVID-19

Illinois is first in the nation to extend health coverage to undocumented seniors

Illinois is first in the nation to extend health coverage to undocumented seniors

New mathematical model proposes optimal treatment strategies for COVID-19

New mathematical model proposes optimal treatment strategies for COVID-19

Study: Frailty is a risk factor among women waiting for liver transplants

Study: Frailty is a risk factor among women waiting for liver transplants

Prior use of renin-angiotensin system inhibitors linked to reduced risk of death in older COVID-19 patients with hypertension

Prior use of renin-angiotensin system inhibitors linked to reduced risk of death in older COVID-19 patients with hypertension

Inter-arm blood pressure difference linked to greater risk of heart attack, stroke and death

Inter-arm blood pressure difference linked to greater risk of heart attack, stroke and death

Smartphone fitness apps and wearable activity trackers boost physical activity levels

Smartphone fitness apps and wearable activity trackers boost physical activity levels

Anti-hypertension drug may be key to extending lifespan, shows study

Anti-hypertension drug may be key to extending lifespan, shows study

Study: Women remain at higher risk of dying or developing heart failure after a heart attack

Study: Women remain at higher risk of dying or developing heart failure after a heart attack

Study: Patients may not be receiving recommended follow-up care after bariatric surgery

Study: Patients may not be receiving recommended follow-up care after bariatric surgery

Impaired blood vessel and kidney function underlie heart disease risk in people with HIV

Impaired blood vessel and kidney function underlie heart disease risk in people with HIV

Electrical impulses may help reduce the complications of arterial hypertension

Electrical impulses may help reduce the complications of arterial hypertension