Stroke survivors should control their blood pressure, cholesterol and weight and do moderate physical activity regularly to avoid having another stroke.
An estimated 63 million adults have low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) levels higher than what would be ideal as recommended.
Findings published in the international journal Hypertension detail screening methods to help clinicians identify young people who may develop high blood pressure later in...
Medicare beneficiaries with four or more chronic conditions such as asthma, arthritis, diabetes, or hypertension are 99 times more likely to experience one or more potentially preventable hospitalizations than those without a chronic condition.
A new study finds that even when people with diabetes show up in their doctor's office with a high blood pressure reading, there's only a 50-50 chance that each of them will get some sort of attention for it.
In people with diabetes, diuretics work as well as ACE-inhibitors and calcium channel blockers in protecting against heart attack and improving survival, and offer more protection against congestive heart failure.
Study shows major positive benefits from improved diagnosis and treatment of chronic diseases, like diabetes, resulting from the expansion of health insurance coverage due...
Groundbreaking study in female mice links estrogen, lower blood pressure, and insulin resistance, despite a high fructose diet.
Despite widespread attention to diet, calorie intake may not be a major factor in causing death by heart disease.
Race and ethnicity, age, obesity, and heavy alcohol consumption are strongly associated with hypertension in both men and women over the age of 40.
A study of individuals with a misaligned Atlas vertebraand high blood pressure showed that after a one-time specialized chiropractic adjustment, blood pressure decreased significantly.
New research indicates that taking beta-blocker drugs to treat high blood pressure can increase the risk of developing diabetes by 50 percent, compared to newer drugs.
Exercising and losing weight can significantly reduce the overproduction of insulin and lower the blood pressure of patients with Syndrome X.
Researchers have identified a new anti-hypertensive drug treatment strategy, the first in 15 years, that may offer superiority over existing medications. Researchers at the University...
Findings show grape consumption lowered blood pressure, improved heart function and reduced other risk factors for heart disease and metabolic syndrome.
Black Hispanics in America are suffering higher rates of hypertension than their Hispanic counterparts who are white, a new study finds.