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Nation 01 Nov 2017 | 12:00 AM

Manage your pressure

If blood pressure gets too high, it ‘blows up’ blood vessels, and that’s never good if you want to remain healthy.

Environment 25 Oct 2016 | 12:04 AM

Study: Air pollution can affect blood pressure

PARIS: Long-term exposure to urban air pollution incrementally increases the risk of high blood pressure, according to a study released Tuesday of more than 41,000 European city-dwellers.

AseanPlus News 27 Oct 2017 | 12:00 AM

Study: A third of adults suffer high blood pressure

BEIJING: More than a third of adults in China suffer from high blood pressure, but only one in 20 are able to effectively manage their condition, according to published research.

Nation 10 May 2016 | 2:31 AM

Fahmi: Anwar suffers from fluctuating blood pressure

PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim was found to be suffering from fluctuating blood pressure after he was rushed to the hospital from Sungei Buloh prison on Monday night.

AseanPlus News 14 Mar 2018 | 12:00 AM

Pressure mounts on Abe as support shrinks

TOKYO: Pressure mounted on Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe over a ballooning cronyism and cover-up scandal, as a new poll showed his support at the lowest level since his re-election in October.

AseanPlus News 17 Nov 2016 | 12:00 AM

Police: We didn’t bow to pressure

JAKARTA: The National Police have brushed off speculation that they bowed to pressure from conservative Muslims in deciding to charge Jakarta governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama with blasphemy.

Nation 19 Dec 2015 | 10:53 AM

Low water pressure hinders firefighters battling Kepong blaze

KUALA LUMPUR: Firefighters were locked in a two-hour battle with a burning warehouse after low water pressure put a damper in their efforts to quell the blaze.

AseanPlus News 24 Dec 2015 | 9:07 AM

Treat 'normal' blood pressure to save lives, says study

PARIS (AFP): Millions of lives could be saved by giving blood pressure-lowering drugs to people at risk of heart attack and stroke, even if they have normal pressure, researchers said Thursday.

World 14 Nov 2017 | 12:07 AM

High blood pressure is redefined as 130 in US, not 140

LOS ANGELES: High blood pressure was redefined Monday (Nov 13) by the American Heart Association, which said the disease should be treated sooner, when it reaches 130/80 mm Hg, not the previous limit of 140/90.

World 02 Nov 2011 | 12:00 AM

Breastfeeding tied to lower blood pressure risk-study

Nov 2 (Reuters) - Mothers who breastfeed for the recommended period of time, at least six months exclusively, may have a somewhat lower risk of developing high blood pressure later on, a U.S. study of more than 50,000 women said.