New scientific statement on blood pressure measurement in people

Statement highlights: Oscillometric devices, which use an electronic pressure sensor within the blood pressure cuff, can reduce human error and

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Early menopausal hormone therapy shows no effect on atherosclerosis progression

Main Point: Early initiation of menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) improves some markers of cardiovascular disease (CVD) but does not affect

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Genetic study suggests causal link between vitamin D deficiency and hypertension

Main Points: New genetic research provides compelling evidence that low levels of vitamin D have a causal role in the

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Living near foreclosed property linked to higher blood pressure

Main Point: This study provides the first evidence that foreclosed properties may increase neighbors’ blood pressure. Published in: Circulation Study

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Observation: Copious coffee consumption while taking MAO inhibitors may lead to severe hypertension

Main Point: High caffeine consumption may lead to severe hypertension in patients taking monoamine oxidase (MOA) inhibitors for atypical depression

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Vegetarian Diets Associated With Lower Blood Pressure

Main Points: Eating a vegetarian diet appears to be associated with lower blood pressure (BP), and the diets can also

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Medication to Treat High Blood Pressure Associated With Fall Injuries in Elderly

Main Points: Medication to treat high blood pressure (BP) in older patients appears to be associated with an increased risk

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Elevated blood pressure at home but not in clinic can indicate increased cardiovascular event risk

Individuals with normal BP in the clinic but elevated BP at home are at increased risk of death and cardiovascular

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Use of ACE inhibitors in pregnancy

Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACE inhibitors) are a class of antihypertensive drugs. A research published in British Medical Journal (BMJ)

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Natural remedies of high blood pressure

High blood pressure is also known as “Hypertension” in medical terms. In hypertension (or high blood pressure) blood pressure in

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