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BP, Diabetes May Up Neuro Complications In Covid-19 Patients

New York: Some patients with Covid-19 are at higher risk of neurological complications like bleeding in the brain and stroke, revealed researchers adding that, these potentially life-threatening findings were more common in hypertension and diabetes patients. The virus that causes Covid-19 first attacks cells in the respiratory system, often leading to an inflammation of the […]

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Gum Disease Has High Connection With Your BP

London: People with gum disease (periodontitis) have a greater likelihood of suffering from high blood pressure or vice versa, warn researchers. The study investigated gum disease as a potential risk factor for hypertension, but the reverse could also be true. “Further research is needed to examine whether patients with high blood pressure have a raised […]

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PM Modi holds talks with oil sector CEOs at Houston

Houston: In his first engagement after arriving in Houston, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a fruitful round table interaction with 16 oil sector CEOs on Saturday, with the discussions focused on boosting cooperation in energy security. Before the meeting, the Prime Minister first posed for photos with the oil sector CEOs. US ambassador in India […]

Being overweight doubles blood pressure risk in kids

London: Researchers have found that overweight kids have a doubled risk of high blood pressure, raising the risk of future heart attacks and strokes. Published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, the study shows that obese four-year-old kids have a doubled risk of high blood pressure by age six. “Parents need to be more […]

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Shopping in 'unhealthy' locales up BP risk: Study

London: People who frequently indulge in shopping in “unhealthy” areas as compared to those who visiting “healthy” retail stores, were more likely to be at risk of high blood pressure, say researchers. The study using Pop-up health check stations in England found a possible link between “unhealthy’ shopping centres and the number of cases of […]

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This 'superfood' can relax your arteries, lower blood pressure

London: Suffering from hypertension? Take heart, Italian researchers have identified Spirulina, a “superfood” made from algae, that could help to reduce blood pressure. The superfood, described as the “most complete food source in the world”, contains a specific protein which was found to relax arteries in the laboratory and in animals, the Daily Mail reported. […]

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Here's how gut bacteria can curb harmful effects of high BP

London: To a large extent our well-being depends on what bacterial guests in our digestive tract consume as researchers have found that beneficial gut microbes can produce from dietary fibre a fatty acid called propionate which can protect against the harmful consequences of high blood pressure. The substance calms the immune cells that drive up […]

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New ML tool to predict human BP: Study

New York: Researchers, including one of an Indian-origin, have developed a wearable off-the-shelf and machine learning technology that can predict an individual’s blood pressure and provide personalised recommendations to lower it. When doctors tell their patients to make a lot of significant lifestyle changes — exercise more, sleep better, lower their salt intake etc. — […]

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Two-in-one pill could boost treatment for BP

London: A single pill with two drugs could transform blood pressure treatment as most of the patients are often reluctant to take more than a pill, according to a research. The research, published in the European Heart Journal, recognised that a major reason for poor rates of blood pressure control is that patients do not […]

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Higher BMI may increase your BP as well

London: If you have a higher body mass index (BMI) then there are chances that you may have increased blood pressure (BP) too, a new study has found. The findings, published in the journal JAMA Network Open, showed a strong correlation between the degree of obesity and high blood pressure. Uncontrolled high blood pressure can […]

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HP, Indian Oil, BP petrol pumps to sell LED bulbs, tubelights, ceiling fans at cheaper rates

New Delhi: Consumers would soon be able to buy energy efficient LED bulbs, tubelights and ceiling fans at petrol pumps at much lower retail rates. The consumer would get the LED bulb for Rs 65, tubelight for Rs 230 and ceiling fan at Rs 1,150. These appliances would be sourced by the three state-run oil […]

High BP driving heart diseases in Indiadriving heart diseases in India

Washington: Hypertension or high blood pressure has been found to be the most common cardiovascular risk factor in a study of outpatient care in India. Of the 68,196 patients from 10 cardiology outpatient departments included in the US-led study, hypertension was present in nearly 30 percent patients followed by other risk factors including diabetes, current […]

Eczema sufferers have higher risk of obesity, BP

People suffering from the chronic itchy skin disease eczema have higher rates of smoking, drinking and obesity, and are less likely to exercise than adults who do not have the disease, scientists report