News tagged with high blood pressure

High salt diets damaging Australian men's sex lives

While the adverse affects of high blood pressure on men's sex lives is clear, the direct link between salt and sex is yet to be proven. There is, however, a huge body of evidence showing that salt is the main cause of high ...

dateMar 24, 2011 in Health
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Youngest kids labeled as ADHD

Nearly 1 million children with fall birthdays may have been misdiagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, not because they have real behavior problems, but because they're the youngest kids in ...

dateAug 17, 2010 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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Study finds new possible risk factor of heart disease

Abnormal heart rate turbulence is associated with an increased risk of heart disease death in otherwise low-risk older individuals, according to a study funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), part ...

dateFeb 15, 2011 in Health
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Adherence course reduces hypertension

A high proportion of patients with high blood pressure are failing to take their medication properly and would benefit clinically from a course of 'adherence therapy', according to new research from the University of East ...

dateFeb 17, 2011 in Health
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