Researchers found that five percent of children could be classified as severely obese.
In a new report, researchers found that around half of the adults with hypertension are unaware of their health condition.
A new CDC report found that in 2010, 200,007 deaths due to cardiovascular disease could have been prevented.
In two studies published this week, researchers found different ways of potentially detecting early onset dementia. One of the studies suggests using the faces of famous people as a new screening tool.
Vitamin D may not lower blood pressure in seniors with high blood pressure, a new study suggests.
Most high school athletes long to play sports in college. However, new research reveals that the dream of being a college sports star could be dangerous for those who want to play football.
The risk of elevated blood pressure among children and teens increased by nearly a third during a thirteen-year period, according to new research.
Researchers report that smoking is still under-treated by physicians in comparison to other chronic illnesses.
A new study reveals more reasons why you should start helping others. Researchers found that volunteering can help protect older people against high blood pressure.
Walking or cycling to work is a convenient way to help you stay fit and lower your risk of developing diabetes and high blood pressure, according to a new study.
Not getting enough sun can put you at risk for hypertension, according to a new study. Scientists conducting the world's largest genetic study found a strong association between changes in a person's blood pressure and how much of the "sunshine vitamin" they get.
Japanese researchers found that asparagus can lower blood pressure and promote healthy kidneys in rats.
Women should breastfeed for themselves, experts say.
Mother’s Day is a time to celebrate mothers, generally with cards, flowers and chocolates.
A panel of researchers compiled by the American Heart Association concluded that non drug therapy options, such as exercise and acupuncture, for treating hypertension have small degrees of effectiveness.
They may not be scientifically based, but the need for a solution outside of pharmaceuticals may encourage you to consider such options. When traditional medicine is not quite doing the trick, thinking outside the box and trying one of these options may bring surprising results.