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High blood pressure drugs to be offered to thousands more

New guidelines on diagnosing high blood pressure could mean thousands more people benefiting from treatment in England and Wales. Health bosses say offering blood-pressure-lowering drugs to more people with stage-1 hypertension would help to cut heart attacks and strokes. In total, about 450,000 men and 270,000 women could now qualify for the drugs. But some… Read More »

Type 2 diabetes: The one juice that could lower blood sugar and prevent the condition

Type 2 diabetes can lead to serious health complications if left untreated, such as a heart attack. But an easy way to control the condition and to prevent it developing in the first place is to eat a healthy, balanced diet. While alcohol and sugary drinks are strongly advised against, other drinks like tomato juice… Read More »