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New study finds both components of blood pressure predict heart attack, stroke risk

Both numbers in a blood pressure reading—the “upper” systolic and the “lower” diastolic—independently predicted the risk of heart attack or stroke in a very large Kaiser Permanente study that included more than 36 million blood pressure readings from more than

High blood pressure, cholesterol in young adults associated with later heart disease

Elevated blood pressure and cholesterol levels in young adulthood may lead to an increased risk of heart disease later in life, regardless of later in life exposure to these risk factors, according to research published today in the Journal of

Blood pressure science paper in a pharmacology journal RETRACTED after data manipulation discovered

A 2011 paper published in the British Journal of Pharmacology (BJP) has been retracted after it was found that data represented in the study were manipulated. The paper, entitled, “Mice lacking the Raf-1 kinase inhibitor protein exhibit exaggerated hypoxia-induced pulmonary

Blood pressure medication RECALLED after it was discovered to be mislabeled

Imagine suffering from a debilitating health condition that can only be managed with the help of prescription medication. Now, imagine trusting that medication to ease your pain — only to have it cause an adverse reaction in your body. This

Pressure on food budgets linked to poor mental health for at least 100,000 Danish households

Credit: CC0 Public Domain A major study at the University of Copenhagen reports that food quality is affected when people’s food budgets are constrained, as per the definition of insecure or very insecure access to food used in international research.