Moving toward a better blood pressure pill

Combining low doses of multiple drugs might work for some.

June 17, 2017 0

Speed is key when a stroke strikes

Getting help fast can save lives and lower disability.

May 20, 2017 0

Kidney disease a big contributor to heart-related deaths

Study findings point to need for screening for kidney function.

April 20, 2017 2

Family history of heart disease?

An active lifestyle and a proper diet will always be your best defense against genetics.

April 8, 2017 1

Here’s your wakeup call

Doctors warn of sleep apnea’s outsized role in aggravating—and in some cases creating—a host of ailments.

February 2, 2017 1

Blood pressure up? Try yoga

An hour of zen each day isn't just good for your well-being—it could also prevent and ease hypertension.

December 14, 2016 0

1 in 3 adults need more sleep

Anything less than seven hours a night increases your risk of developing a variety of health problems.

November 3, 2016 0

Hypertension may lead to dementia

Controlling blood pressure during midlife likely reduces the risk of memory issues in later life.

October 18, 2016 2

The sweetness of sound

Research shows sound therapy can balance brain signals. Could it be a new prescription for high blood pressure and migraines?

September 23, 2016 0

What’s the ideal pregnancy weight?

Excess weight puts mom and baby at risk, obstetrician says, and half of moms-to-be start their pregnancy already weighing too much.

August 13, 2016 0

Women smokers at higher risk for brain bleed

'Devastating' hemorrhage often affects younger people, neurologist says.

July 31, 2016 0

FDA renews call to reduce salt in processed foods

By cutting down on hidden sodium sources, agency hopes to reduce America's overall intake.

July 29, 2016 0