Using plant leaves to produce and deliver a key enzyme may improve treatment for life-threatening high blood pressure in the lungs, according to a study presented at the American Heart Association’s High Blood Pressure Research Scientific Sessions 2014.
“Current therapies for pulmonary hypertension don’t cure the underlying disorder and the […]
The number of people going to the emergency room for essential hypertension, high blood pressure with no known cause, increased by 25 percent in recent years, according to a study presented at the American Heart Association’s High Blood Pressure Research Scientific Sessions 2014.
The State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America breaks down the numbers across the country, based on statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Latinos and African-Americans are disproportionately affected.
42 percent of Latino and 47.8 percent of African-American adults are obese compared with 32.6 […]
An experimental drug showed great promise in prolonging the lives of people with heart failure and could become the standard of care for millions of people with the condition, researchers said Saturday.
The drug, which is being developed by the Swiss company Novartis, reduced both the risk of dying from […]
This paper reviews the latest science around one of the newest classes of products entering the tobacco control landscape – electronic cigarettes, also called electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), providing an overview on design, operations, constituents, toxicology, safety, user profiles, public health, youth access, impact as a cessation aid, […]