Hypertension

Sex-specific treatments of hypertension in teenagers and young adults might prove to be beneficial later in life, a group of Canadian scientists have found.

Dangerous side effects of high blood pressure, including organ damage, could be affecting Americans earlier in life than previously thought, according to a new study published in Hypertension.

Preeclampsia could have a permanent, constricting effect on blood vessels of women who experience the hypertensive condition while pregnant, new research suggests.

A 25-year study of young adults transitioning to middle age revealed maintaining a healthy weight was more important in blood pressure control than four other health behaviors.

New information out of an Australian research facility is cautioning pregnant women that any kind of hypertensive disorder of pregnancy during their term could result in cardiovascular complications in the future.

Having worked with spinal injury patients for more than a decade, Anthony Gallahar knows plenty about the concept of caregiver burden.

A Swedish doctor presented new evidence Sept. 11 that e-cigarettes containing nicotine cause stiffening of arteries in humans, adding fuel to the debate of whether the smoking alternative is safe.

Men aged 18 to 39 lag behind other populations in awareness and treatment of high blood pressure, putting them at increased risk for MI and stroke, according to research published in Hypertension.

Researchers have found a distinctive reactionary pattern in the brain that could be used to identify individuals at greater risk for hypertension and cardiovascular disease (CVD) as a result of psychological stressors.