High blood pressure rarely has noticeable symptoms, but if the condition is left untreated, serious problems can occur. One way to lower your reading or prevent the condition from developing in the first place is by eating a healthy, balanced diet — in particular nuts.
Body mass index is positively associated with blood pressure, according to the ongoing study of 1.7 million Chinese men and women being conducted by researchers at the Yale Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE) and in China. These findings appear in the Aug. 17 issue of JAMA Network Open.
The Turkish lira was slightly weaker in Asian trading on Friday, a day after the currency came under fresh pressure after the US warned that new sanctions would be imposed on Turkey if a detained American evangelical pastor was not released.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has lashed out at the United States for pushing NATO member Turkey into abandoning its decision to purchase S-400 surface-to-air missile systems from Russia, saying the US pressure will not produce any results.
Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May is under pressure to introduce legislation guaranteeing promises made to long-term residents from the Caribbean who have being incorrectly labeled illegal immigrants.
Tech giants such as Facebook and Google must step up efforts to tackle the spread of fake news online in the next few months or potentially face further EU regulation, as concerns mount over election interference.