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Estrogen ingested in pill form may increase the risk of high blood pressure

The type of estrogen-based menopausal hormone therapy had varying impacts on developing high blood pressure.

Women feel more stigmatized about abdominal fat than men

Women may be more vulnerable to internalizing negative messages about weight than men.

Obstructive sleep apnea worsens heart disease

We need to increase awareness about screening for and treating OSA.

Smoking Hookah may lead to increased risk of blood clots

New evidence that hookah smoking may not be a safe alternative to cigarettes.

Advanced MRI brain scan analysis may help predict stroke-related dementia

A fully automatic technique that provides an accurate method for assessing brain microstructural damage.

Consuming more plant-based foods linked to better heart health

Diets higher in plant foods and lower in animal foods were linked with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease and death.

Low Vitamin D at birth raises risk of higher blood pressure in kids

Lack of Vitamin D since birth to early childhood is linked to hypertension in adults. However, it remains unclear to what degree vitamin D...

Common blood pressure pill could slow down Alzheimer’s

While searching for the treatments that slow down the progression of Alzheimer's, scientists discovered that the common blood pressure drug nilvadipine might hold the...

Using magnetic beads to treat preeclampsia

Preeclampsia is a condition that occurs only during pregnancy. Some symptoms of preeclampsia may include high blood pressure and protein in the urine, occurring...

The taller you are, the more likely you may develop varicose veins

A person's height and certain qualities that foresee height are related with varicose veins and may give intimations about what makes this condition and...

Being overweight may cause higher blood pressure and thicken heart muscle

A new research by the American Heart Association suggests that even as a young adult, being overweight may change heart structure and function as...

Eating fish twice a week is good for heart health

A new research by the American Heart Association recommends eating fish twice in a week as it maintains heart health. Scientists here recommend eating fish...

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