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High blood pressure – the 50p breakfast snack to lower your chances of deadly hypertension

High blood pressure is a common condition that affects more than a quarter of all adults in the UK. But you could lower your risk of developing hypertension by simply eating more yoghurt, it’s been claimed. High blood pressure – which is also known as hypertension – puts extra stress on blood vessels and vital… Read More »

Blood pressure drug improves response to cancer therapy

Scientists at Heidelberg University Hospital and the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) have discovered that a drug to lower blood pressure alters the tissue characteristics of secondary tumours, or metastases, from colon cancer. The ‘stiffness’ of these metastases has an effect on the success of cancer therapies. The results are published in Cancer Cell. Heidelberg… Read More »

Lemonade diet for high blood pressure

Yoga and Hypertension. One cause of high blood pressure that is resistant to standard treatments is the narrowing of the arteries in your kidneys renal artery stenosis. Can birth control pills lead to high blood pressure? On further lowering of the pressure, the pounding stops once it goes beyond the diastolic pressure, giving the second… Read More »