Women’s heart health is strongly related to pregnancy outcomes
A study of more than 18 million pregnancies has shown a strong and graded relationship between women’s heart health and pregnancy outcomes. The research is published in the…
Some blood pressure-lowering medications linked to less memory decline in older adults
Older adults taking blood pressure-lowering medications known to cross the blood-brain barrier had better memory recall over time compared to those taking other types of medicines to treat…
Tai chi shows promise for relief of depression and anxiety in stroke survivors
A small feasibility study has suggested that tai chi has the potential to reduce depression, anxiety and stress plus improve sleep in people who have had a stroke….
“Prescription” to sit less, move more advised for mildly high blood pressure & cholesterol
A “prescription” to sit less and move more is the optimal first treatment choice for reducing mild to moderately elevated blood pressure and blood cholesterol in otherwise healthy…
Hypertension during pregnancy is associated with increased risk of stroke in offspring
A study in 5.8 million children has found a higher incidence of stroke four decades later in those whose mother had high blood pressure or pre-eclampsia while pregnant….