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High blood pressure research: 2019 overview

In this special feature, we collate some of the most intriguing hypertension studies from 2019. We particularly focus on nutrition, risk factors, and hypertension’s relationship with dementia. Share on Pinterest2019 has been a fascinating year for hypertension research. Today, in the United States, around 1 in 3 adults has high blood pressure, which doctors also… Read More »

High rate of antibiotic use in low-income countries ‘alarming’

Children in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) are receiving an average of 25 antibiotic prescriptions during their first five years of life, an excessive amount that could harm the children’s ability to fight pathogens as well as increase antibiotic resistance worldwide, according to a new study from the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss… Read More »

More than 20% of U.S. of high school seniors vaped THC in 2019: study

CHICAGO (Reuters) – More than 20% of U.S. high school seniors reported vaping marijuana in 2019, the second largest single-year increase in any substance of abuse ever recorded in the annual study of national drug use trends, researchers reported on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: A man uses a vape device in this illustration picture, September 19,… Read More »

High blood pressure: Drinking this tea every day could lower your reading – what is it?

High blood pressure means a person’s blood pressure is consistently too high which in turn means the heat needs to work harder in order to pump blood around the body. While the condition doesn’t pose any serious health risks in the beginning, overtime, a consistently high blood pressure reading could lead to potentially life-threatening conditions… Read More »