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Heart Rate, Blood Pressure Linked to Psychiatric Disorders

2016 31 Oct

A study published online by JAMA Psychiatry found that higher resting heart rate (RHR) and higher blood pressure (BP) in late adolescence is associated with an increased risk in men for subsequent obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), schizophrenia and anxiety disorder, while a lower resting heart rate is linked to an increased risk for substance... Read more

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Diet and Blood Pressure: Vegetarians Have Lower BP

2014 25 Feb

In a recent study published online in the JAMA Internal Medicine issue of February 24, a team of researchers led by Yoko Yokoyama, PhD, MPH, of the National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center in Osaka, Japan, has found a link between a vegetarian diet and lower blood pressure. As the development of hypertension is influenced by factors such... Read more

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Mortality Risk Not Decreased by Medically Reducing Blood Pressure After Ischemic Stroke

2013 18 Nov

A recent study conducted by Jiang He, M.D., Ph.D., of the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, aimed at examining the impact of blood pressure reduction within 48 hours following a stroke. Dr He and his colleagues investigated whether lowering of BP in that timeframe would reduce death and major disability... Read more