Guidelines for defining high blood pressure have been lowered, and millions more people will be diagnosed with the condition and recommended for treatment.
Tangles in the brain are believed to be a sign of Alzheimer's disease.
High blood pressure accounts for more heart disease and stroke deaths than all other preventable causes, except smoking.
Their results showed that patients with hypertension had significant changes. They also scored far worse on tests that looked at memory and learning.
These results are preliminary, but the researchers planned on doing a longer, larger study with funding from the NIH.
The DASH diet reads less like a fad diet than like a healthy eating plan.
The SPRINT trial has taken the medical community by surprise—and for a number of reasons.
Every American should be screened regularly for hypertension, says a panel of experts.
New research makes a case for more aggressive treatment of hypertension in certain patient populations.