Reducing blood pressure | Healthy relationships | Obesity and cancer risk | Stroke treatment | MRI scans

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Thursday, April 26, 2018

Can Meditation Reduce Your Blood Pressure?  

A man meditating outdoors.

You may be able to lower your high blood pressure by changing your lifestyle. Check out the evidence for meditation, yoga, and relaxation techniques. (From NIH’s NCCIH)

Healthy Versus Unhealthy Relationships

Three women laughing together.

Find out the difference between healthy and unhealthy relationships. (From NIH News in Health)

Obesity and Cancer Risk

The legs of a man as he weighs himself on a bath scale.

Research suggests that obesity may increase your chances of getting certain types of cancer. (From NIH’s NCI)

Surgery After Stroke

A hospital patient speaking with a doctor.

A stroke is a medical emergency. Surgery may be able to help up to 16 hours after a stroke. (From NIH News in Health

Improving MRI Scans

A brain image reconstructed from MRI data with AUTOMAP.

Researchers are using artificial intelligence to develop a way to make MRI scans faster and better. (From NIH Research Matters)