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Hypertension awareness

Sunday 24 March: 11:00am - 4:00pm

Cambridge Academy for Science and Technology, Robinson Way(Close to the Junction of Robinson Way and Long Road), CB2 0SZ

High blood pressure, or hypertension, rarely has noticeable symptoms. But if untreated, it increases your risk of serious problems such as heart attacks and strokes. More than one in four adults in the UK have high blood pressure, although many won't realise it. The only way to find out if your blood pressure is high is to have your blood pressure checked.

To raise people's awareness of this common condition The Office of Translational Research will be showing what hypertension is, how it works and what lifestyle can help us all avoid it. We will also take blood pressure measurements for anyone interested.

We will also advertise the AIM HY study which aims at finding the best treatment for high blood pressure for people from different ethnic groups.

Visitors are recommended to visit the Cambridge Biomedical Campus by foot, bicycle or bus but if you need to drive, reduced price parking has been arranged in Car Park 1. On leaving please take the un-validated parking ticket to the car park Customer Service desk, say you have been to Cambridge Science Festival to be charged just £2.90.

Booking Information

No need to book.

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Full access

Additional Information

Age: All ages, Hands-on, Exhibition, Arrive on time, Free

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