MONDAY, Dec. 13, 2021 (HealthDay News) — They take care of others, but many U.S. home health care workers say they’re not in good shape themselves, a new study finds. Researchers analyzed self-reported data collected from nearly 3,000 home health care workers in 38 states between 2014 and 2018 andContinue Reading

MONDAY, Nov. 29, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Nearly 1 in 5 people with hypertension may be unintentionally taking a drug for another condition that causes their blood pressure to climb even higher, a new study suggests. Left untreated or undertreated, high blood pressure will increase your risk for heart attack,Continue Reading

MONDAY, Nov. 22, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Tight blood pressure control — not too high and not too low — during surgery for spinal cord injuries may improve patients’ outcomes, a new study suggests. “Damage to neurons in spinal cord injuries leads to dysregulation of blood pressure, which in turnContinue Reading

MONDAY, Nov. 8, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Working in an already dangerous environment, the blood pressure of firefighters jumps when they get an emergency call, new research shows. That could be risky for those who already have high blood pressure, experts say. “All emergency and first responders should be awareContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 29, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Roughly a third of Americans on high blood pressure medications do not have their blood pressure under control, a new study reveals. And younger men and older women are particularly vulnerable, researchers warn. “Although this phenomenon has been hinted at in the medicalContinue Reading

MONDAY, Sept. 27, 2021 (HealthDay News) — People with high blood pressure that doesn’t respond to treatment may have more success by following the DASH diet and joining a supervised diet and exercise program, a new study suggests. DASH is short for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension — a regimenContinue Reading