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Consistent blood pressure control may cut rate of second stroke in half

Stroke survivors who consistently control their blood pressure may reduce the likelihood of a second stroke by more than half, according to new research released Thursday in the American Heart Association journal Stroke. For the study, researchers analyzed the results from …

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Mouse study finds a faulty gene may also be at fault for high blood pressure

All the mice kept dying. Fatal heart defects were wiping out litters of them in a laboratory, frustrating scientists trying to get to the bottom of a gene

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SimpleScience@Heart: Playing college football linked with high blood pressure risk

College football players may need to play more defense – against high blood pressure. A small study in the American Heart Association journal Circulation found that more than half

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SimpleScience@Heart: Children, teens blood pressures increasing

People aren’t getting kids to follow heart-healthy eating recommendations as well as they should, and it may be causing blood pressures to increase in children and teens. A study