This week’s specialist explains why hypertension has grown increasingly common, and how to lower it. Dr. Ulf Landmesser is the director of the Department of Cardiology at Charité University Hospital in Berlin.
It comes as no surprise that excessive noise levels can cause high blood pressure, but now a new study is claiming that air pollution can have the same effect.
Malawi faces a hunger crisis triggered by drought and poor harvests. Yet the country also has a small but growing problem with obesity. One hospital sees more that 50 hypertension or diabetes patients a day.
Pulmonary hypertension used to be near fatal. The rare disease causes high lung pressure. But a new class of medical substances saves lives. The researchers who discovered them were awarded the 2015 German Future Prize.
A team of medical scientists has been presented with a prestigious German award for technology and innovation. The medication they conceived has been hailed a game changer in pulmonary hypertension.
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