The number of people with high blood pressure has doubled over the past 30 years, a comprehensive analysis has shown.
This very accessible and easy to perform intervention could have a strong effect on reducing blood pressure, say UNSW Sydney researchers.
Hydrochlorothiazide use increases older people’s risk of developing skin cancer, a study by UNSW Sydney scientists has shown – but the researchers warn against suddenly stopping the medicine.
Professor Alta Schutte will join UNSW Sydney as Principal for Cardiac, Vascular and Metabolic Medicine.
UNSW experts have questioned new research that found potatoes increase your risk of high blood pressure, saying it is important to look at the whole diet and not just individual foods.
General practitioners tend to obsess over blood pressure – with good reason, write Michael Tan and Patrick Khoury.