prevalence of hypertension

Insomniacs prime candidates for hypertension: Study

June 7th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 7 (IANS) People who can't get enough sleep at night are at greater risk of hypertension or high blood pressure (BP), according to a new study. Researchers at ... Read more...

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Better health increases age: World Health Day

April 7th, 2012 - 1:48 am ICT by admin
By Professor (Dr) Susya Kant - CNS Special on World Health Day (CNS): In India, population more than 60 years of age in 2001 was 6.9% which is now increased to 8.3% (2011) ... Read more...

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Limiting salt intake checks BP, protects heart

August 13th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) A frantic lifestyle, long working hours and even longer distances to commute in metros and cities make ready-to-eat packaged food an attractive option, which requires ... Read more...

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World Bank report shows enormous rise in suicide rate in Pakistan

April 3rd, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 3(ANI): The World Bank has shown an enormous rise in the suicide rate in Pakistan in its recent report, and quoted a shocking figure of 7,000 cases of suicide in ... Read more...

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200 mn suffer from hypertension in China

October 24th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 24 (IANS) More than 200 million people suffer from high blood pressure in China and the disease claims 2.3 million lives a year in the country, China Daily reported Sunday.At ... Read more...

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Fructose intake linked to high BP

July 2nd, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): A new study has found that people who eat a diet high in fructose, in the form of added sugar, are at increased risk of developing high blood ... Read more...

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Anti-ageing gene can lower blood pressure

August 20th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 20 (IANS) An anti-aging gene called klotho, when injected into lab models, significantly reduced high blood pressure (BP) or hypertension. Researchers who uncovered a link between the newly discovered anti-aging ... Read more...

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Anti-aging gene may help reduce hypertension

August 20th, 2009 - 11:41 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 20 (ANI): Scientists from University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Centre have found that an anti-aging gene might play a critical role in regulation of high blood pressure.Persistent high blood pressure ... 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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