Hypertension is a leading risk factor for dementia, however, the mechanisms underlying its damaging effects on the brain are poorly understood. Now, a study from researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine … Continue Reading Immune cells identified as the culprit linking hypertension and dementia.
Physical forces like blood pressure and the shear stress of flowing blood are important parameters for the tension of blood vessels. Researchers have been looking for a measurement sensor for … Continue Reading Natural biosensor for blood flow discovered in blood vessels.
Many patients with high blood pressure develop coronary artery disease or heart failure, and many die as a result. However, as hypertension is a circulatory disease all parts of the … Continue Reading Researchers successfully detect early brain damage from hypertension in human study.
Obesity is a serious health problem affecting approximately one-third of the adult population in the United States. Obese individuals have an increased risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease, including hypertension. … Continue Reading Researchers identify the enzyme responsible for obesity-related high blood pressure.
Understanding how nitrite can improve conditions such as hypertension, heart attack and stroke has been the object of worldwide research studies. New research from Wake Forest University has potentially moved … Continue Reading Scientists confirm controversial nitrite-blood flow and clotting hypothesis.
A new study from the Case Western Reserve University shows a strong association between severe, untreated obstructive sleep apnea and the risk of elevated blood pressure despite the use of … Continue Reading Severity of sleep apnea impacts risk of resistant high blood pressure.