High blood pressure and cholesterol in young adulthood could lead to an increased risk of heart disease later in life, according to scientists.
The Scottish Government is spending more than £1 million expanding a scheme that allows patients to monitor their blood pressure at home to all of Scotland.
A big helping of blueberries each day can improve blood pressure in healthy people, research has shown.
Train stations and hair salons will offer blood pressure tests to boost the number of people getting checked.
The temperature of people’s homes may impact their blood pressure, a new study suggests.
Having a healthy diet does not offset the effects of eating larger amounts of salt, research has found.