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.
In an effort to address the growing number of overweight and obese children in the U.S., the American Academy of Pediatrics, (AAP) is now recommending that pediatricians turn their attention to cardiometabolic risk factors associated with the condition.
The diabetes epidemic continues to spread across the United States—but not as quickly as it once had, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s 2017 National Diabetes Statistics Report.
New research suggests that small health improvements, like not smoking and maintaining a healthy weight, are associated with a lower risk of hypertension among black patients, compared to those that don't practice a healthy lifestyle.
Researchers from the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, announced new findings that suggest smaller doses of a few blood pressure medications could be just as effective as standard doses of just one.