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Salt and Blood Pressure in Kidney Disease
If you have chronic kidney disease (CKD), limiting your salt intake could help lower your blood pressure, a new study found.
The Benefits of Cutting Down on Salt
A policy that would reduce salt intake by 10 percent over 10 years could save millions of lives around the world, according to a new study.
The World's Blood Pressure May Be Rising
The number of people with high systolic blood pressure has been rising around the world in recent decades, according to a new study.
When Blood Pressure Readings Aren't Accurate
Your blood pressure in the clinic may not reflect your blood pressure outside the clinic, according to a new study.
Blood Pressure: Like Parent, Like Child
If your parents were diagnosed with high blood pressure before the age of 55, it could mean you have a higher risk of having it, too, a new study found.
High Blood Pressure Around the World
Across the globe, the number of people with high blood pressure has nearly doubled in 40 years, according to a new study.
High Blood Pressure and Your Brain
Your blood pressure and your brain health may be connected, according to a new scientific statement.
Blood Pressure Medications and Mental Health
What do blood pressure medications have to do with mood disorders? According to new research, there may be a link.
What Happens When You Skip Your Blood Pressure Rx
About 5 million patients enrolled in Medicare Part D are not taking their blood pressure medications properly, according to a new Vital Signs report.
Lisinopril Becomes a Liquid
Lisinopril, which has been on the market for decades as an oral tablet often used to treat high blood pressure, recently gained FDA approval as an oral solution.