Health News

When the Pressure’s On, This App May Not Be So Smart
Smartphone apps can do some amazing things — deposit checks, manage stocks and teach French, to name a few. But they may have trouble measuring blood pressure.
Alcohol: A Little Could Do Your Heart Good
An evening libation could be a whole lot more than just an opportunity to relax.
Moms-to-Be, How’s Your Heart?
Ask any mother — pregnancy isn’t all glowing skin and food cravings. It also includes its fair share of uncomfortable side effects and temporary health problems. And one of those health problems could indicate a larger issue.
The Harms of Masked Hypertension in CKD
Masked hypertension might sound like an odd sort of Halloween costume, but it's actually pretty serious stuff.
Getting a Handle on Preeclampsia
Of all pregnancy-related complications, preeclampsia is probably the most difficult to detect. But there's some hopeful news on that front.
The Invisible Toll of Stress
Attention all you young guys out there — if you're stressed out a lot, it may be something to worry about.
Healthy Teen, Healthier Adult
Teen habits could cast long shadows for men when it comes to high blood pressure (hypertension).
How We Eat: The Salty Truth
Are you eating too much salt? According to new evidence, it's very likely. {C}
Blood Pressure Meds: Old Vs. New
When it comes to blood pressure medications, the new may be just as good as the old.
A Potential New Use for Metformin
One common diabetes drug may soon have a new indication.