Category list : Blood pressure
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High blood pressure, smoking and diabetes increase the risk of heart attack in both sexes but they have more impact in women than they do in men, according to new study findings.
Intensive blood pressure control has been shown for the first time to reduce the risk of mild cognitive impairment, according to findings from a large US trial.
Supplemental oxygen can be used to eliminate the rise in morning blood pressure for patients with obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA), according to a small study, led by UK researchers.
Healthcare professionals should recommend that their patients spend more time in greenspace and natural areas, according to researchers who said it was linked to “numerous health benefits”.
An operation that targets the nerves connected to the kidney has been found to significantly reduce blood pressure in patients with hypertension, according to a clinical trial involving UK researchers.
Frequent sauna bathing is associated with a reduced risk of stroke, according to a new international study, involving UK researchers.
Faster walking patients with heart disease are admitted to hospital less often than slower ones, according to Italian researchers.
Higher blood pressure prior to conception may increase the risk of miscarriage, even in women not previously diagnosed with hypertension, warn US researchers.
More than a half of patients presenting in primary care now have two or more long-term conditions, which may lead longer consultations with practice nurses and GPs, a new study has indicated.
Practice nurses should encourage patients with hypertension to monitor their blood pressure at home and use those readings in their day-to-day care, according to a team of UK researchers.