- Bullet Points: Gun Giveaways At ChurchPosted 1 hour ago
- Hired! Career ProspectsPosted 2 hours ago
- Feinstein Accuses CIA of Spying On Congress’ Computer NetworkPosted 18 hours ago
- AFMW: Jim DeMint: ‘Falling In Love With America Again’Posted 20 hours ago
- House Cat Attacks! Owner Calls 911Posted 20 hours ago
- FOX On Tech: Oscar ‘Selfie’ Takes Twitter To New HeightsPosted 6 days ago
- FOX in the Fast Lane: ‘Duck Dynasty’ Company to Sponsor NASCAR RacePosted 1 month ago
- VIRAL VIDEOS: Week of January 31stPosted 1 month ago
- Housecall for Health: A Fit New YearPosted 2 months ago
- Barbecue Tips From A PitmasterPosted 8 months ago
New Approach To Treating High Blood Pressure
A new approach on how to treat high blood pressure is being tested by scientists.
FOX News Radio’s Lisa Lacerra reports:
Even with prescription medication, millions of people can’t get their high blood pressure under control. Scientists now testing a radically different approach by burning away some overactive nerves deep in the body that can fuel rising blood pressure.
In small studies by the company Medtronic, those treated saw a key top number of their blood pressure reading drop 33 points, but they still needed their medications.
About 78 million Americans have high blood pressure meaning readings of 140-over-90 or higher. An additional 27 million will have it by 2030, that’s according to a report from the American Heart Association because they say Americans are getting older and fatter.
Lisa Lacerra, FOX News Radio.