The explosive organic compound pentaerythritol tetranitrate might one day allow pregnant women to protect their daughters from developing high blood pressure before they’re born, according to an animal study published in the American Heart Association’s journal Hypertension.
Researchers assessed the effect of PETN on pregnant rats with high blood pressure […]
It’s been known for a while that a spare tire around the midsection is more of a risk for cardiac-health problems than a flatter stomach. A recently released study says it may be because extra belly fat can affect the kidneys, increasing blood pressure.
Dr. Aslan Turer, an interventional cardiologist […]
Kaiser Permanente, the nation’s largest integrated health care system, has awarded a $2.55 million grant to support the American Heart Association’s efforts to improve blood pressure control for African-Americans in two U.S. cities over a three year period.
The program will depend on community-based efforts as well as doctors and patients […]
Restricting calories may improve obstructive sleep apnea and reduce high blood pressure in obese adults, according to a study presented at the American Heart Association’s High Blood Pressure Research Scientific Sessions 2014.
People with sleep apnea may experience pauses in breathing five to 30 times per hour or more while […]
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 […]