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Over the last couple of weeks the sodium controversy has raged. One side says Americans eat too much sodium and should cut back.
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In this Oct. 4, 2013 file photo, Monica Torres, left, checks the blood pressure of Esther Fisher, right, during an event at the Jackson-Hinds Comprehensive Health Center in Jackson, Miss.
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China has done well in expanding the coverage of health insurance to 96% of the population since it launched nationwide health-care reforms in 2009, but poorly in reforming the "wasteful and inefficient" health-care delivery system.
Patients across the country will get 70 types of medicines, including those for non- communicable diseases, free of cost at the district hospitals.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham has been awarded a $19.3 million grant to coordinate the most comprehensive study of chronic hypertension in pregnancy ever carried out, according to a UAB news release on Thursday.
An ongoing commitment to heart health has landed Kaiser Permanente's Sunnyside Medical Center among the top medical centers in the country for heart surgery.
An estimated 25,000 Kingston adults are walking around with high blood pressure - and nearly half of them do not know it.
Drinking alcohol has been tied in the past to a higher risk of high blood pressure, but in a new analysis of past studies, researchers found that a drink or two a day seemed to protect even those with hypertension from heart disease and death.
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In a world-first, sleep experts from Flinders University are attempting to fight fatigue caused by insomnia and obstructive sleep apnoea by treating the two conditions at the same time.
A new analysis published in the journal BMJ Open reveals that people from low socioeconomic groups in the UK eat more salt than their counterparts from higher socioeconomic groups, despite a national drop in salt intake over the last 10 years.
Even people at significant risk for heart attacks and strokes can take an active role in reducing their own high blood pressure, by measuring it themselves and adjusting their medications, according to a new study from the UK.
High blood pressure is a prime risk factor for cardiovascular disease that can lead to heart attack and stroke.
The original Olympic athletes in Ancient Greece were given garlic -- possibly the earliest example of performance enhancing agents used in sports.
In a new study done from the heights of Mount Everest, Italian researchers found that your blood pressure steadily increases if you ascend to great heights.
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