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12 September 2014
Science World Report
Study Ties High Protein Diet to Lower Blood Pressure in Adults
A study in the American Journal of Hypertension suggests that a diet high in protein leads to a lower risk of developing hypertension.

12 September 2014
GEN: Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
GEN News Highlights: Blood Pressure Drops with High-Protein Diet
A study in the American Journal of Hypertension suggests that a diet high in protein leads to a lower risk of developing hypertension.

11 September 2014
Angel Chronicle
Does Salt Really Cause High Blood Pressure?
A study in the American Journal of Hypertension suggests that factors such as age, and BMI have a much more significant affect on blood pressure than sodium. The study concludes that there may be no significant link between sodium levels in the diet and hypertension.

10 September 2014
Time
Salt Doesn’t Cause High Blood Pressure? Here’s What a New Study Says
A study in the American Journal of Hypertension suggests that factors such as age, and BMI have a much more significant affect on blood pressure than sodium. The study concludes that there may be no significant link between sodium levels in the diet and hypertension.

09 September 2014
News Medical
Non-sodium dietary factor related to increases in systolic blood pressure than sodium intake
A study in the American Journal of Hypertension suggests that factors such as age, and BMI have a much more significant affect on blood pressure than sodium. The study concludes that there may be no significant link between sodium levels in the diet and hypertension.

09 September 2014
The Daily Mail
A good excuse to eat steak tonight: A high protein diet is linked to LOWER risk of raised blood pressure
A study in the American Journal of Hypertension suggests that a diet high in protein leads to a lower risk of developing hypertension.

08 September 2014
Science 2.0
Sodium Scare: Salt Influence On Blood Pressure Statistically Insignificant
A study in the American Journal of Hypertension suggests that factors such as age, and BMI have a much more significant affect on blood pressure than sodium. The study concludes that there may be no significant link between sodium levels in the diet and hypertension.

08 September 2014
Yahoo Health
Eating a High-Protein Diet Is Linked to Lower Blood Pressure
A study in the American Journal of Hypertension suggests that a diet high in protein leads to a lower risk of developing hypertension.

24 August 2014
The Times of India
‘Yoga saved Iyengar’s life, can save many more’

A study in the American Journal of Hypertension suggests that practicing yoga can reduce the risk of hypertension.

18 June 2014
People
Harley Pasternak: Why You Shouldn’t Be Scared of Salt
Findings published in the American Journal of Hypertension suggest that governmental agencies like the CDC have recommended levels of daily sodium intake that may be dangerously low.

26 May 2014
FoodConsumer.org
Vitamin D Lowers High Blood Pressure in Diabetic Pregnant Women
A study in the American Journal of Hypertension suggests that taking vitamin D supplements may reduce the likelihood of high blood pressure in diabetic pregnant women.

02 May 2014
Local 12 WKRC Cincinnati
Health Alert: Lowering blood pressure with menu additions
A study in the American Journal of Hypertension indicates that adding beans to your diet could result in lower blood pressure.

22 April 2014
OUP Blog
New sodium intake research and the response of health organizations
Findings published in the American Journal of Hypertension suggest that governmental agencies like the CDC have recommended levels of daily sodium intake that may be dangerously low.

04 April 2014
The Daily Mail
Could watermelon cure high blood pressure? Fruit could slash the risk of heart attacks in obese people
A paper published in the American Journal of Hypertension suggests that consuming watermelon may result in lower blood pressure among overweight individuals.

03 April 2014
NPR
Time To Relax The Sodium Guidelines? Some Docs Say Not So Fast
The Institute of Medicine (IOM) report in the American Journal of Hypertension suggests that, for healthy individuals, a daily sodium intake of up to 5,000 milligrams does not increase cardiac risk.

02 April 2014
Today.com
Salt shake-up? Too much or too little sodium may be dangerous
Dr. Nancy weighs in on current health controversies, from mammograms to salt intake
The Institute of Medicine (IOM) report in the American Journal of Hypertension suggests that, for healthy individuals, a daily sodium intake of up to 5,000 milligrams does not increase cardiac risk.

25 March 2014
RedOrbit.com
Obese People May Lower Their Blood Pressure With Watermelon: Study
A paper published in the American Journal of Hypertension suggests that consuming watermelon may result in lower blood pressure among overweight individuals.

19 March 2014
Renal and Urology News
Lack of Hypertension Treatment in American Latinos
A Study in the American Journal of Hypertension suggests that treatment and control of hypertension in US Latinos is inadequate.

11 November 2013
Digital Journal
Study Finds that Amlodipine may decrease risk of heart attack and stroke due to increased Nitric Oxide
A study in American Journal of Hypertension suggests the drug, Amlodipine increases the body’s nitric oxide production, decreasing the rates of both heart attack and stroke.

07 October 2013
Free Malaysia Today
Meditation alone doesn't lower blood pressure
A study in American Journal of Hypertension suggests that meditation and yoga do not make a significant difference in lowering blood pressure in hypertensive individuals.

04 October 2013
KFGO
Meditation alone doesn't lower blood pressure: study
A study in American Journal of Hypertension suggests that meditation and yoga do not make a significant difference in lowering blood pressure in hypertensive individuals.

02 October 2013
Huffington Post
Take Sodium Reduction Advice With a Grain of Salt
American Journal of Hypertension published the first official peer-reviewed responses to the Centers for Disease Control, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, and leading hypertension researchers on current national guidelines for sodium intake.

23 September 2013
Daily Herald
There's no evidence less salt is healthy for you, experts say
"In an article published in the American Journal of Hypertension, the CDC and New York City health officials said getting Americans to eat less salt remains a key objective with the potential to save thousands of lives."

16 September 2013
Bloomberg
Salt, More or Less, a Matter of Dispute Among Doctors
American Journal of Hypertension published the first official peer-reviewed responses to the Centers for Disease Control, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, and leading hypertension researchers on current national guidelines for sodium intake.

16 September 2013
American Heart Association Blog
Experts continue to debate sodium in series of commentaries
American Journal of Hypertension published the first official peer-reviewed responses to the Centers for Disease Control, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, and leading hypertension researchers on current national guidelines for sodium intake.

15 August 2013
Nephrology News and Issues
Study links 'hyper-vigilance' about race to high blood pressure in black patients
A new study published in the American Journal of Hypertension suggests that black patients preoccupied with racial concerns have higher blood pressure than those who aren't.

13 August 2013
Cleveland.com
Racism and high blood pressure link suggested in research in black patients
Black patients who worry or think frequently about race have higher blood pressure than those who don’t, according to new study published in American Journal of Hypertension by a research group based at Johns Hopkins University.

22 May 2013
Ebony
What Does New Sodium Research Mean for You?
A study in American Journal of Hypertension suggests that our fears over sodium have been greatly exaggerated.

14 March 2013
Renal & Urology News
LVH Predicts Worse Renal Outcomes in Hypertensive Patients
Left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) is a significant predictor of adverse renal outcomes in hypertensive patients managed in a primary care setting, according to a study published in American Journal of Hypertension.

24 January 2013
MedPage Today
Diuretic Use Lags in Blacks with High Blood Pressure
MedPage Today reported today on two studies in American Journal of Hypertension indicating that blacks and Hispanics who are hypertensive may not be receiving adequate diuretic treatment.

22 January 2013
Weill Cornell Medical College
Black patients with uncontrolled high blood pressure are not being prescribed beneficial, inexpensive diuretic drug
Weill Cornell researchers reported today on findings published in American Journal of Hypertension indicating that important treatment guidelines are being ignored in more than half of the patients in a recent study.

28 August 2012
Oxford University Press
Oxford University Press acquires American Journal of Hypertension
Oxford University Press (OUP) today announced that the esteemed American Journal of Hypertension will be joining the publisher’s journal collection.