Dr. R. Clinton Webb will receive the 2018 Excellence Award for Hypertension Research.
Higher levels of oxidative stress in males results in lower levels of a cofactor needed to make the powerful blood vessel dilator nitric oxide, researchers report.
Scientists explore how high blood pressure hurts cognition.
Sullivan selected for two national scientific honors.
A new and early target for treating pulmonary hypertension appears to be an enzyme that’s normally key to energy production but destructive in the face of this high blood pressure inside your lungs.
A Program Project Grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute is helping to further understand the damage of dead and dying cells in the body.
In this week’s Medical Minute, Dr. Joseph Hobbs, chairman of the Department of Family Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, discusses a new treatment target for women with hypertension whose cardiovascular systems are at risk. The Medical Minute airs at 8:18 a.m...
AUGUSTA, Ga. – When women are hypertensive their physicians should consider measuring their level of aldosterone, a hormone that at high levels damages the cardiovascular system, scientists say. If aldosterone levels are high, they should consider prescribing drugs that directly target the...