An international blood pressure study comparing two single-pill drug combinations has yielded results so significant that the study has been stopped early - and the researchers say their findings might alter the way high blood pressure is treated worldwide.
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.
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.
A new study has discovered that supplements of lipoic acid can inhibit formation of arterial lesions, lower triglycerides, and reduce blood vessel inflammation and weight gain - all key issues for addressing cardiovascular disease.
An international team of researchers has found evidence that people suffering from moderate to severe cases of restless legs syndrome (RLS) are at significantly increased risk for developing hypertension.
Single-tablet combinations of drugs may be what it takes to get blood pressure under control, even in people with moderate hypertension.
Some treatments for high blood pressure could be increasing the risk of heart attacks and causing more people to need cardiac pacemakers, according to new research findings.
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.
Interrupting nerve signals to the liver can prevent diabetes and hypertension in mice, according to scientists at Washington University School of Medicine.
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.
In diabetic patients with hypertension, ACE inhibitors reduce the risk of developing diabetes-related kidney disease, independent of their effect in lowering blood pressure, reports a study in the December Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.
A study published in the journal "Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases" refutes the frequently repeated claims that a comprehensive salt reduction would not produce any overall health benefits, or would even increase diseases and shorten the life-span.
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.
Researchers have identified how a molecular switch regulates fat and cholesterol production, a step that may help advance treatments for metabolic syndrome, the constellation of diseases that includes high cholesterol, obesity, type II diabetes, and high blood pressure.
Having a relatively high blood pressure level at night may increase the risk for congestive heart failure, according to a study in the June 28 issue of JAMA.
Researchers have identified an unsuspected role of a protein named SHP-1 that could constitute a new therapeutic path against Type 2 Diabetes.