high blood pressure

Biobanks Reveal The Genes For Long Life

An analysis of over 700,000 individuals has revealed that high blood pressure and obesity are the strongest risk factors for accelerated aging.

High Blood Pressure Prevalent In India, Study Finds

One in five Indian young adults have hypertension, prompting recommendations for blood pressure screening starting at 18 years of age.

‘Water Pill’ Prevents Lung Cancer Drug Resistance

A cheap diuretic could extend the effectiveness of existing lung cancer drugs, research suggests.

Blocking Protein Transporter Could Ease Diabetes

A study in mice has shown that the lack of the B0AT1 transporter is linked to better control of blood glucose levels.

Upstream Regulator Of Hypotension Identified

A study in mice has shown that the protein ERp44 can control blood pressure through its effect on angiotensin II stability.

The Link Between Eating Out And High Blood Pressure

Eating even one meal out can raise the odds of pre-hypertension in young adults by six percent, study says.

Leptin Links Obesity To High Blood Pressure

A study in mice has revealed that the appetite regulating hormone leptin is necessary for obesity-induced high blood pressure.

Study Explains Why It Is Harder To Stay Thin As We Age

As we age, and the thermogenic activity of brown fat is reduced, it gets easier to pack on pounds, according to researchers.

Ear Acupuncture Could Help People Lose Weight, Study

Acupuncture of five points on the outer ear - shen-men (divine gate), spleen, stomach, hunger and endocrine - can help shed the pounds, says a South Korean study.

India’s Blood Pressure Skyrockets

Hypertension is skyrocketing in India, with rural-to-urban migrants at especially high risk.