Half Of US Adults Have High Blood Pressure In New GuidelinesNew guidelines lower the threshold for high blood pressure, adding 30 million Americans to those who have the condition.
Chronic Stress Linked To A Bigger Waistline In New StudyStress has been linked to a range of physical and mental health problems including high blood pressure, heart disease, a suppressed immune system, and sleep trouble.
Fatal Heart Attacks Occur On Christmas More Than Any Other DayResearchers, more than a decade ago, found that more fatal heart attacks occur on Christmas Day than any other day of the year.
Stents May Not Help Treat Clogged Kidney Arteries New research raises serious questions about a very common medical procedure — placing a stent to prop open a narrowed kidney artery.
Texas Tech's Gillispie Ordered To Avoid StressBilly Gillispie said doctors have ordered him to avoid any stress for 30 days in an effort to bring the Texas Tech basketball coach's blood pressure down.
Healthy And Obese? It's PossibleUsually being obese means a higher chance of developing health problems. But, a new study shows that it is possible to be fat and fit - and also to be at no greater risk for some chronic diseases.
Dark Chocolate May Help Lower Blood PressureHere's one more excuse to chomp down on that dark chocolate bar. It may help you lower your blood pressure.
Relaxed Breathing Can Help Many Medical ConditionsStudies show that relaxed breathing can actually help dozens of medical conditions -- from stress to asthma -- if you know how to do it correctly.
Study Suggests Taking Blood Pressure In Both ArmsIf you take the advice of a new study, it might be a good idea to get your blood pressure checked in both arms.