Ischemic preconditioning may help to prevent stroke, a new study reports. Restricting blood flow by wearing inflatable blood pressure cuffs on the arms and legs allows for more controlled blood flow to the brain.
Two drugs commonly prescribed to treat heart disease and angina, are well tolerated in stroke patients. Early indications suggest the treatments may help to improve blood vessel function in the arms and brain, and may also improve cognitive skills.
Researchers have discovered a link between women who sleep for more than nine hours uninterrupted a night while pregnant and an increased risk of stillbirth. The study reports the link appears to be independent of other risk factors.
A new study reports teens faced with chronic family stress have higher blood pressure and worse immune response to bacterial infections. However, those who used cognitive reappraisal had lower blood pressure, despite the pressures they faced.
A new study reports middle aged people with higher levels of the stress hormone, cortisol, have lower brain volume and a higher risk of memory impairment.
A new study reports your genes may determine how your heart rate and blood pressure respond to exercise.
Amiloride, a common blood pressure medication, shows potential in treating anxiety disorder and pain when administered in nebulized form, researchers report.
A new study reveals middle aged people who experience lightheadedness or dizziness upon standing, as a result of a sudden drop of blood pressure, may face a higher risk of developing dementia as they age.
A new study reports a link between higher than average late life systolic blood pressure and higher number of tangles in Alzheimer's disease.