Blood Pressure


Why Being Stressed All the Time Can Make You Sick

Early-life stress is especially concerning, according to recent research.


We Looked Into Whether It's Worth Taking Magnesium Supplements

Magnesium has been touted as a treatment for everything from insomnia and depression to high blood pressure and glucose levels, but does it really work as advertised?


What to Know About Taking Bodybuilding Supplements

Hardcore muscle-building powders are poorly studied and could contain risky hormones or steroids.


Black Women Are 3.5 Times More Likely to Die From Being Pregnant Than White Women

And Republicans' last-ditch effort to repeal Obamacare would only make things worse.


The Most Common Blood Pressure Test Is Often Inaccurate

A misdiagnosis of high blood pressure could lead to people being prescribed unnecessary medication.


The Sad Health Consequences of Segregated Neighborhoods

When people moved out of racially homogenous neighborhoods, their health improved.


Software Can Now Predict If Some Patients Will Die Within a Year

The guesses were 20 percent more accurate than those made by physicians.


After Escaping War, Syrian Refugees Are Left Facing ‘Silent Killers'

Non-communicable diseases like diabetes are prevalent among some refugee communities.


Why Scientists Say You Shouldn’t Eat Dinner After 7 PM

A study by cardiologists at Dokuz Eylül University in Turkey found that eating dinner within two hours of going to bed could increase the risk of heart attacks.


French Fries Are Even Worse for You than You Think

For more than 20 years, a team of researchers 187,000 male and female participants to see how spuds affected their blood pressure.


This Italian Cheese Might Be the Best Blood Pressure Medicine

According to recent medical research, the hard, slow-ripened, semi-fat cheese appears to have qualities far beyond its balanced saltiness and magical cheese crystals.