Tag Archives: Pressure

Pfizer Japan recalls high blood pressure drug over cancer-causing impurity

FILE PHOTO – The logo of U.S. pharmaceutical corporation Pfizer Inc. is seen at a branch in Zurich, Switzerland October 2, 2018. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo TOKYO (Reuters) – The Japanese subsidiary of Pfizer Inc is recalling a drug for high blood pressure which was found to contain a carcinogenic substance in its active ingredient valsartan,… Read More »

High blood pressure warning – the one sign in your voice that could cause ‘sudden death’

High blood pressure is a common condition that affects more than a quarter of all adults in the UK. The condition, which is also known as hypertension, increases the risk of some deadly complications, including heart attacks and strokes. It’s caused by not doing enough exercise, or eating an unhealthy diet, and it puts extra… Read More »

Even Modest Blood Pressure Elevation in Young Adults May Take a Toll on the Brain

Elevated blood pressure in people under 40 is associated with reduced brain volume, a new study has found. The effect was apparent even in people with blood pressure readings in the range generally considered normal. The analysis, published in Neurology, included 423 adults between 19 and 40 who had their blood pressure measured and underwent… Read More »