The approval of Tekturna (aliskiren) tablets for the treatment of high blood pressure, or hypertension, which affects an estimated 25 percent of Americans and causes increased risk of stroke, heart attack, kidney failure, heart failure and death.
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the three most commonly used drugs in the United States, acetaminophen, ibuprofen and aspirin, increase the risk of developing high blood pressure in middle aged men.
Beta blocker should not be the first choice for high blood pressure treatment, since users may have a slightly higher risk of death and cardiovascular disease than patients who use calcium channel blockers.
Prehypertension and cardiovascular disease risk in the women's health initiative.
Happy countries have fewer blood pressure problems. Mental health in each country, they show, is also inversely correlated with its rate of hypertension.
The structure and function of a gene crucial to the regulation of blood pressure has been clearly demonstrated by new research.
Patients with high blood pressure are more likely to develop new onset diabetes than those who don't have hypertension.