The lower the amount of sodium in the diet, the lower the blood pressure, for both those with and without hypertension, according to a National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)-supported clinical study.
According to the NHLBI, systolic blood pressure - the top number of the blood pressure reading - is a much better predictor of future heart disease and strokes
NHLBI is pleased to announce the launch of a new online health resource for you: The NHLBI Healthy People 2010 Gateway
May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month.
May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month. It also is the start of a major campaign to increase awareness of the dangers of high systolic blood
The NHLBI's National Asthma Education and Prevention Program (NAEPP) invites you to view the official U.S. World Asthma Day Press Conference, Webcast live from the Tyler Elementary School in Washington, D.C. at 11:00 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, May 3, 2000
May 3, 2000 marks the second annual World Asthma Day, and more than 80 countries across the globe will observe it with special events to highlight the burden of asthma and attempts to combat it.
People with sleep apnea are at special risk for hypertension, according to a study funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health. Data from the NHLBI's "Sleep Heart Health Study" (SHHS), which are reported in the April 12, 2000 issue of the
The NHLBI's National Asthma Education and Prevention Program (NAEPP) invites you to view the official U.S. World Asthma Day Press Conference
The number of reported cases of perinatally acquired (mother-to-infant) AIDS declined by 27 percent between 1992 and 1995, according to information released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).