The DASH diet, rich in vegetables, whole grains and low-fat dairy, has been named the best overall diet for the fifth consecutive year, outpacing Weight Watchers and the Mediterranean diet, US News & World Report said.
About 40.8 per cent of UAE nationals in the age group of 35-70 years suffer from hypertension or high blood pressure, according to a recent survey conducted by the Dubai Health Authority (DHA).
Hypertension is the leading cause of
High blood pressure is known as the silent killer and it poses among the greatest health risks because most people remain unaware that they have this condition until it is too late, said an expert.
Dr Mark Pecker, an international
Blood pressure (BP), diabetes and high cholesterol are key health problems faced by labourers in Bahrain, according to organisers of medical camps.
'Doctors and nurses that have screened thousands of workers so far have found that majo
Teens with high levels of uric acid appear to be at increased risk for high blood pressure (BP), according to results of research from scientists at the Johns Hopkins Children's Center.
Although the findings do not establish a cause-and-ef
Taking a moderate amount of salt may be healthier than too little or too much, researchers reported in a study likely to fuel the debate over the health effects of salt in the diet.
Doctors for years have warned that high salt intake incre
Canadian Specialist Hospital (CSH), one of the largest private hospitals in Dubai catering to the tertiary health care needs of the Middle East, is offering a special medical check-up package for diabetic and hypertensive patients at its Deira bra
US-based SunTech Medical, a leader in non-invasive blood pressure measurement products and technologies, has rolled out its new line of disposable blood pressure cuffs.
These cuffs feature an exclusive, tapered-end design for easier cuff a
If teens could reduce their daily salt consumption by 3,000 milligrams, they would cut their risk for heart disease and stroke significantly in adulthood, researchers said.
Based on results of a computer modeling analysis, researchers proj