Tag Archives: Blood

High blood pressure: This strange toilet habit at night could be a sign you have condition

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a long-term medical condition which involves the blood pressure in the arteries which becomes persistently elevated. The symptoms of having high blood pressure are not obvious and if left untreated it puts a person at high risk of developing coronary heart disease, stroke, heart failure, vision loss,… Read More »

Are Walnuts Good For Blood Pressure?

According to a study, one of the benefits of eating walnuts is the lowering of blood pressure in individuals at risk for cardiovascular disease when combined with a low saturated fat diet. The randomized, controlled trial looked at the effects of replacing some of the saturated fats in individuals’ diets with walnuts. It was revealed… Read More »

Opportunistic cancer cells ‘slip through the gaps’ to spread through blood vessels

Cancer cells may rely on opportunism, as well as chemical signalling, to spread through the body, according to new findings by mathematicians at the University of Birmingham. Cancer spreads by sending cells out from the primary tumour to travel through the vascular or lymphatic system to colonise other organs in a process called metastasis. During… Read More »