The American Heart Association’s Check. Change. Control blood pressure reduction program helped Asian and Hispanic older adults make notable reductions in their blood pressure, according to a study presented at the AHA’s Epidemiology/Lifestyle 2016 Scientific Sessions.
In this study, researchers studied the program’s effectiveness in […]
At the Consumer Electronics Show this month, Omron Healthcare previewed its new blood pressure monitoring tools and announced it will donate 400 upper-arm blood pressure monitors to the American Heart Association.
The monitors, worth $20,000, will be distributed to communities and programs in need.
A pharmacist-physician collaborative effort to control blood pressure among a diverse group of patients was considered cost-effective, with a $22 price tag to increase the hypertension control rate by 1 percent, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Hypertension.
In the years after he retired from professional football, quarterback Scott Mitchell saw the number on his scale rise about 10 pounds per year. His blood pressure numbers rose along with his weight, as did his triglycerides and the number of times he would stop breathing during the night […]
People 60 or older, especially minorities and women, have a lower risk of stroke if the top number in their systolic blood pressure is below 140 millimeters of mercury (mm Hg), according to a study presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2015.
Drinking more than two alcoholic beverages daily in middle-age may raise stroke risk more than traditional factors such as high blood pressure and diabetes, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Stroke.
In a study of 11,644 middle-aged Swedish twins who were followed for 43 years, researchers […]