Blood Pressure

  • World Health Day: 9.4 mn Indians die due to hypertension 07-04-2013 08:42 AM

    New Delhi: It's World Health Day on Sunday and the focus is on one of the biggest killers of this century. High blood pressure which affects one in three adults globally and 214 million Indians are projected to by hypertensive by 2030. 9.4 million Indians die due to hypertension every...
  • Low salt food and exercise can bring down high BP: Dr Ravi R Kasliwal 05-04-2013 05:58 PM

    High blood pressure and hypertension are the new lifestyle diseases afflicting India's urban middle class. Dr Ravi R Kasliwal, Chairman, Clinical & Preventive Cardiology, Medanta-The Medicity, joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. What kind of cooking oil is good for heart & esp for high BP...
  • Blood pressure genes 'found' 16-09-2011 03:12 PM

    Washington: Scientists have identified at least 16 new genes which are linked to blood pressure, a key breakthrough they claim could pave the way for new treatments for hypertension and cardiovascular disease. An international team, led by the University of Western Australia, says that out of the 16, 10 genes...
  • Yoga asanas to combat hypertension 01-06-2011 09:23 AM

    Shalini Vadehra brings to you a few yoga tips for high blood pressure. ...
  • Hypertension on the rise in India 09-02-2011 09:49 AM

    While the global blood pressure levels have dipped, they have significantly shot up in India. ...
  • Kidney's role vital in managing blood pressure 16-01-2011 03:44 PM

    Washington: The kidneys play a vital role in maintaining blood pressure, says a new study. The organ is made up of roughly a million basic working units called nephrons, which remove waste products from the blood, recycle some substances and eliminate what is left as urine. The end segment of...
  • A pint of beer a day keeps the doctor away 14-01-2011 06:32 PM

    London: Beer buffs, here's some news to cheer! Moderate drinking of ale and lager can cut the risk of diabetes and high blood pressure, a new study has claimed. Spanish researchers, who carried out the study, said that drinking a pint of beer a day can also help you lose...
  • Eating porridge daily 'can protect your heart' 10-12-2010 12:53 PM

    London: Porridge seems to be a hearty meal, for a new study has found that eating three portions of the wholegrain food daily can protect one's heart by slashing blood pressure levels. In fact, researchers at Aberdeen University have claimed that the breakfast staple could even be as effective as...
  • People living in cities likely to have high BP 17-05-2010 10:22 AM

    London: People who live in urban areas where air pollution is high tend to have higher blood pressure (BP) than those who live in less polluted areas, says a new research. The researchers used data from the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study, an ongoing population-based study of almost 5,000 individuals that...
  • Are you suffering from hypertension? 12-05-2010 12:52 PM

    Check how hypertension is hitting more Indians by the day and why we need to watch out. ...
  • Scream and vent your stress out 08-01-2008 08:27 PM

    Mohali: Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh took a day's leave and left for his hometown Jalandhar to meet his mother after seeking permission from police authorities. India's top performer in the World Cup Yuvraj Singh also got security clearance to meet his friends. According to Chandigarh police sources, both cricketers sought...
  • Have hypertension? Try 'veg' salt 09-06-2007 10:27 AM

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  • Hypertension no longer an adult disease 22-05-2007 12:29 PM

    Hypertension that affects almost 200 million Indians, has ceased to be just an adult disease. ...
  • Kids, latest victims of hypertension 21-05-2007 10:07 PM

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  • Stressed, distressed and BP rising 17-05-2007 06:05 PM

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  • 200 mn in India suffer high BP 17-05-2007 09:23 AM

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  • Painkillers raise blood pressure 27-02-2007 09:41 PM

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  • Boys at higher risk of hypertension 05-12-2006 01:03 PM

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  • Low birth weight linked to high BP 22-09-2006 12:58 PM

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  • Abdominal fat may raise blood pressure 09-09-2006 12:04 PM

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  • Brisk walks better than workout for BP 07-09-2006 02:24 PM

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