Putting Faith in Blood Pressure Control for Black Patients

TUESDAY, Oct. 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — For black Americans striving for lower blood pressure, churches may provide the answer to their prayers. “African-Americans have a significantly greater burden of hypertension and heart disease, and our findings prove that people with uncontrolled hypertension can, indeed, better manage their blood pressure through programs administered in places…

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Could Impotence Be in Your Genes?

MONDAY, Oct. 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Scientists report they have uncovered the first evidence that erectile dysfunction may have genetic underpinnings. In the study, the researchers analyzed data from hundreds of thousands of men. The investigators found gene variations in a specific spot in the human genome near the SIM1 gene that are significantly…

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