Single-tablet combinations of drugs may be what it takes to get blood pressure under control, even in people with moderate hypertension.
The constant stress that many are exposed to in our modern society may be taking a heavy toll: Anxiety disorders and depression, as well as metabolic (substance exchange) disorders, including obesity, type 2 diabetes and arteriosclerosis, have all been linked to stress.
Groundbreaking study in female mice links estrogen, lower blood pressure, and insulin resistance, despite a high fructose diet.
Unichem is recalling 25mg Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets after a report that a Clopidogrel tablet was found in a bottle of the product. It can be...
A breakfast of Egg McMuffin and hash browns may taste good, but its high-fat, high-carbohydrate content wreaks havoc in the body's blood vessels.
Adults with hypertension may be able to lower their weight and their blood pressure by following a weight-loss diet or using the medication orlistat.
Researchers have uncovered evidence that sugar has a direct effect on risk factors for heart disease, and is likely to impact on blood pressure, independent of weight gain.
Less costly, traditional diuretics work better than newer medicines to treat high blood pressure and prevent some forms of heart disease.
Recall of several medicines containing valsartan, which includes hypertension and heart failure drugs such as Teva, Major, Actavis and more.
Food scientists have found that certain antioxidants found in red wine and tea may help regulate the blood sugar of people with type 2 diabetes by inhibiting the action of alpha-glucosidase that controls the absorption of glucose from the small intestine, and protect the body from complications such as high blood pressure and heart disease.
Around a third of all heart attacks and strokes can be avoided in people at risk of vascular disease by using statin drugs to lower blood cholesterol levels – irrespective of the person’s age or sex, and even if their cholesterol levels do not seem high.
Even among healthy adolescents, differences exist between ethnic and gender groups that may predict high blood pressure without an identifiable cause, suggest the results of a study of black and white males and females.
Beneficial relationship found between dietary magnesium intake and diabetes-related outcomes, affecting metabolic syndrome risk, obesity and weight, blood pressure, and HDL (good) cholesterol. Learn...
Read the results of the first ever study to show a link between eating out and high blood pressure, or hypertension. A recent study on...
Among nearly 45,000 men who were followed up for more than two decades, those with the risk factors of smoking, hypertension, high cholesterol, and type 2 diabetes had an associated greater risk of developing PAD.
Study: Certain Antihypertensive Drugs May Facilitate and/or Prevent Diabetes While Others Increase Risk
Researchers have found significant differences between antihypertensive drugs and their effect on developing diabetes.