Lowering blood pressure is still beneficial for the heart in old age
Blood pressure medication could lower heart attack and stroke risk even when blood pressure is not substantially raised
Many more people could benefit from blood pressure lowering medication
The Lancet has published new research showing that blood pressure-lowering medication can prevent serious cardiovascular conditions such as strokes, heart failure and heart attacks even in adults with normal blood pressure.
Meta-analysis shows no link between blood pressure medications and cancer risk
A meta-analysis involving over 260,000 participants from 33 randomised controlled trials has sought to resolve the long-debated issue about whether using antihypertensive medication heightens the chance of developing cancer.
Biobank data reveal long-term exposure to traffic noise may impact weight gain in the UK population
Transport noise is a major problem in Europe, with over 100 million people living in areas where road traffic noise exceeds levels greater than 55dB, the health-based threshold set by the EU.
Using the Power of Deep Learning for Clinical Risk Prediction
Heart failure care must address broader health to improve survival rates, says study
Research published in JAMA Cardiology today presents new evidence that might explain why the prognosis of heart failure patients has improved so little over the past decade.
Research suggests that high blood pressure is a major cause of heart valve disease
New research has conclusively found that long-term exposure to high blood pressure increases risk of heart valve disease, with significant implications for clinical practice guidelines and health management.