• Low-dose 'Triple Pill' Helps Lower Blood Pressure Better

    6 monthes ago - By Medindia Health

    A novel method developed combines low-dose of three blood pressure-lowering drugs, which helps reduce high blood pressure and is found to be more effective and safe.
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  • Meal Fatty Acids Have Differential Effects on Postprandial Blood Pressure and Biomarkers of Endothelial Function but Not Vascular Reactivity in Postmenopausal Women in the Randomized Controlled Dietary Intervention and VAScular function -2 Study

    Meal Fatty Acids Have Differential Effects on Postprandial Blood Pressure and Biomarkers of Endothelial Function but Not Vascular Reactivity in Postmenopausal Women in the Randomized Controlled Dietary Intervention and VAScular function -2 Study

    6 monthes ago - By Journal of Nutrition

    AbstractBackgroundElevated postprandial triacylglycerol concentrations, impaired vascular function, and hypertension are important independent cardiovascular disease risk factors in women. However, the effects of meal fat composition on postprandial lipemia and vascular function in postmenopausal women are unknown.ObjectiveThis study investigated the impact of sequential meals rich in saturated fatty acids , monounsaturated fatty acids , or n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids on postprandial flow-mediated dilatation , vascular function, and associated CVD risk biomarkers in postmenopausal...
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  • Black men's blood pressure is cut along with their hair

    6 monthes ago - By News Medical

    Amid the buzz of hair clippers and the beat of hip-hop, barber Corey Thomas squeezes in a little advice to the clients who come into his Inglewood, Calif., shop for shaves and fade cuts. Watch what you eat, he tells them. Check your blood pressure. Don't take life so hard.
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  • Barbershop-based Health Intervention Found to Lower Blood Pressure in Afro-American Men

    Barbershop-based Health Intervention Found to Lower Blood Pressure in Afro-American Men

    6 monthes ago - By Medindia Health

    Barbershop-based health intervention effectively reduces blood pressure in African-American men, showing that an informal setting can go a long way in improving patient outcome in a chronic condition like hypertension.
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