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Sudden BP drop tied to greater chances of heart failure

March 20th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 20 (IANS) People who suffer from a sudden drop in blood pressure (BP) when they stand up from a lying position, may face greater chances of heart failure.The ... Read more...

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Walnuts help you fight stress, lower BP

October 4th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 4 (IANS) Walnuts, the brain shaped nuts, cut down cholesterol and may also help fight stress and reduce blood pressure.Those with high levels of bad cholesterol had lower blood pressure ... Read more...

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Kid’s BP, body mass index may predict diabetes development years later

January 5th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): A child's metabolic measurements, such as blood pressure, body mass index and blood glucose level may offer a window into type 2 diabetes risk in later life, say ... Read more...

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Study links high BP to memory problems in middle age

August 25th, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 25 (ANI): A new study has shown that high blood pressure is associated with memory problems in people over 45.In the study, scientists found that people with high diastolic blood ... Read more...

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Weight-loss drug increases blood pressure: Review

July 10th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): Weight-loss drug increases blood pressure, posing a risk to obese patients who hope to reduce hypertension by shedding pounds, a new review of existing research has confirmed.Review lead ... Read more...

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Cold weather may raise blood pressure in elderly

January 13th, 2009 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): Cold weather may increase older adults'' blood pressure, according to a new study. Previous research has shown that blood pressure changes with the seasons, but few studies have ... Read more...

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Statins may help lower blood pressure

April 15th, 2008 - 12:55 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): Medication taken to lower blood cholesterol levels known as statins may also help reduce blood pressure says a new study.The study was carried out by researchers at ... Read more...

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High blood pressure may protect against migraine

April 15th, 2008 - 12:48 pm ICT by admin
London, April 15 (IANS) High blood pressure seems to reduce the chances of migraine, besides decreasing the quantum of chronic pain in other parts of the body. Researchers believe that stiff arteries ... Read more...

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Most adults with conditions that raise heart disease risk have high BP

December 11th, 2007 - 4:07 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): A new study has revealed that most adults with conditions such as coronary heart disease, stroke, diabetes or others that raise their risk for cardiovascular complications also have ... Read more...

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