Health News

When Blood Pressure Readings Aren't Accurate
Your blood pressure in the clinic may not reflect your blood pressure outside the clinic, according to a new study.
Blood Pressure: Like Parent, Like Child
If your parents were diagnosed with high blood pressure before the age of 55, it could mean you have a higher risk of having it, too, a new study found.
High Blood Pressure Around the World
Across the globe, the number of people with high blood pressure has nearly doubled in 40 years, according to a new study.
High Blood Pressure and Your Brain
Your blood pressure and your brain health may be connected, according to a new scientific statement.
Blood Pressure Medications and Mental Health
What do blood pressure medications have to do with mood disorders? According to new research, there may be a link.
What Happens When You Skip Your Blood Pressure Rx
About 5 million patients enrolled in Medicare Part D are not taking their blood pressure medications properly, according to a new Vital Signs report.
Lisinopril Becomes a Liquid
Lisinopril, which has been on the market for decades as an oral tablet often used to treat high blood pressure, recently gained FDA approval as an oral solution.
How Much Salt Do You Really Eat?
Do you know how much salt you take in each day? If you eat prepared and processed foods, you may be eating more sodium than you think. 
Prehypertension in Pregnancy
Women who experience prehypertension during pregnancy may face an increased risk for developing metabolic syndrome post-delivery, according to a new study.
First-of-Its-Kind Blood Pressure Rx Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved first-of-its-kind Byvalson to treat high blood pressure.