In the Media Tag: blood pressure

Teens with high blood pressure at risk for kidney disease in middle age

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Adolescents who have high blood pressure are twice as likely to develop serious kidney disease by middle age as teens who don’t, an Israeli study suggests. The researchers followed almost 2.7 million teens over about two decades starting when they were 17 years old, on average. Nearly 8,000 of the teens, or about 0.3 percent,… Read More

Study Showing Link Between Blood Pressure and Dementia

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Researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and the Memphis Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center were part of the SPRINT MIND (Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial Memory and Cognition IN Decreased Hypertension) multisite clinical trial, which recently released data showing aggressively lowering blood pressure reduces the risk of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and… Read More