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A new study published in the American Journal of Hypertension finds evidence that the average daily sodium intake of most Americans is actually associated with better health outcomes than intake levels currently recommended by the CDC and major health departments, which are now being viewed by many in the scientific community as excessively and unrealistically low.
Young adults with such cardiac risk factors as high blood pressure and elevated glucose levels have significantly worse cognitive function in middle age.
Being heart healthy as a young adult may increase your chance of staying mentally sharp in mid-life.
Updated blood pressure guidelines announced earlier this year could mean that nearly six million American adults would no longer need hypertension medication, according to research published online Saturday in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
New research suggests that men and women lucky enough to have found wedded bliss are less likely to suffer from cardiovascular disease than their divorced, single or widowed counterparts.
Disadvantaged children who attend high-quality early childhood development programs including healthcare and nutrition have significantly improved health as adults.
Stroke survivors who consistently control their blood pressure may reduce the likelihood of a second stroke by more than half.
Doctors routinely record blood pressure levels that are significantly higher than levels recorded by nurses, the first thorough analysis of scientific data has revealed.
Natural Blood Pressure is the latest program developed by Christian Goodman, who promises to teach people how to control their cholesterol levels.
Watermelon, a favorite summertime treat for kids and adults everywhere, could save the lives of many more people battling high blood pressure, according to new research from Florida State University Professor Arturo Figueroa.
Hypertension is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 1979 and published monthly by the American Heart Association (AHA). As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is John E. Hall (University of Mississippi). Publishing formats include original manuscripts, invited review summaries, invited case-based reviews, recent study highlights, invited brief commentaries, scientific or technical tutorials, letter to the editor, and novel findings of unusual interest. This journal focuses on...