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High Blood Pressure in Midlife Is Linked to Increased Brain Damage in Later Life

Higher than normal blood pressure is linked to more extensive brain damage in the elderly, according to a new study published in the¬†European Heart Journal. In particular, the study found that there was a strong association between diastolic blood pressure... Continue Reading →

Diagnosing hypertension in children

Highlight Study results call into question the utility of testing blood pressure load--the proportion of elevated blood pressure readings detected over 24 hours--for diagnosing hypertension in children. Results from a new study provide insights on evaluating high blood pressure in... Continue Reading →

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