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Analysis questions experimental procedure’s blood-pressure-lowering potential

An analysis of an experimental procedure called “renal denervation” — used to try and reduce high blood pressure — casts doubt on how well the procedure works.

According to a report on the new analysis, which is publishing online this week in the journal Heart, renal denervation may only lower blood […]

Simple Science @Heart: Radio waves blasted into body may help reduce blood pressure

When multiple medications don’t lower blood pressure, radio waves blasted into your body may be the answer.

New research shows people who had this procedure maintained lower blood pressure for up to a year.  The procedure is called renal denervation and works like this: Radio waves are sent through a […]