Moving toward a better blood pressure pill

Combining low doses of multiple drugs might work for some.

June 17, 2017 0

Remote Amazon tribe may have healthiest hearts on earth

Days spent hunting, farming and eating unprocessed foods keeps their arteries clear.

March 25, 2017 0

Study: Less salt, more life

Consuming a bit more sodium each day may significantly increase your odds of dying early.

November 5, 2016 0

Diabetes, meet thy foe

Prevention programs are shown to be effective tools in the war against this chronic ailment.

October 15, 2016 3

Study: Tighten blood pressure standards

Adults at greater risk of heart disease would benefit from lower systolic readings.

September 25, 2016 0

Got gout? Explore the DASH diet

This heart-healthy eating plan seems to also relieve inflammatory joint problems.

August 16, 2016 0

Booze, high blood pressure a dangerous mix

Study links moderate drinking to heart damage in people with hypertension.

May 27, 2016 2

Blood pressure patterns may predict stroke risk

Doctors emphasize importance of routine blood pressure checks and treatment of high blood pressure at early ages.

May 16, 2016 0

Daytime sleepiness, long naps linked to heart risks

People who nap more than one hour a day are also more likely to develop type 2 diabetes.

March 27, 2016 0

Are sleep issues breaking your heart?

Obstructive sleep apnea doesn't just keep you from getting a good night's sleep—it may be causing you serious cardiac problems.

November 14, 2015 0

Big swings in blood pressure spell trouble

Wide fluctuations between doctor visits tied to raised odds of heart disease or early death.

August 3, 2015 0

Blood pressure vaccine shows promise

Experimental treatment might benefit people who forget to take meds.

May 31, 2015 0