Hypertension

Testing blood pressure

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

Professor Alta Schutte will join UNSW Sydney as Principal for Cardiac, Vascular and Metabolic Medicine.

potato

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.

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General practitioners tend to obsess over blood pressure – with good reason, write Michael Tan and Patrick Khoury.