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3 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post
The Israel Hypertension Society , a group of some 500 physicians and scientists with expertise in high blood pressure, has followed the lead of NICE, the British National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, which nearly three years ago updated its guidelines for treatment.
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7 hrs ago | Tomahawk Online
In the United States alone, it has been estimated that 25.8 million men, women and children have diabetes, a metabolic disorder where the body does not utilize the insulin it produces correctly, causing blood sugar levels to elevate.
11 hrs ago | McKnightsonline.com
Education, better prevention and the treatment of high blood pressure may be delaying seniors' signs of dementia and Alzheimer's, according to studies reported on in the New England Journal of Medicine .
15 hrs ago | Journal of Human Hypertension
Correspondence: Professor DG Beevers, Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, City Hospital, Birmingham B18 7QH, UK.
The average American gets 6.9 hours of sleep each night. Experts in the field of sleep recommend seven to nine.
Irma Vasquez and her sisters were moved by their mother's fight with kidney failure and the long hours of dialysis she needed every morning beginning at 3 a.m. With a tear in her eye, Vasquez said, "Last year was really tough.
Being obese increases the risk of death even in people without high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes, according to a review of studies challenging the idea of "healthy obesity."
For many households of Mexican descent in the United States, the days following Thanksgiving aren't only about wrapping gifts but also about wrapping tamales.
Weight gain used to be a top priority among the elderly population due to depressed appetite and increased frailty.
A new analysis supports the idea that obese people who are otherwise healthy are still at risk of heart problems down the road.
The notion that some people can be overweight or obese and still remain healthy is a myth, according to a new Canadian study.
A press release dated December 2, 2013, cites a new research study that shows spending time with your dog may help lower blood pressure .
Black men who were raised in single-parent households have higher blood pressure than those who spent at least part of their childhood in a two-parent home, according to a new study.
Based on health data for 500 unrelated black men over age 20 enrolled in the Howard University Family Study, researchers found those who had lived with one parent rather than two as children had higher average blood pressure readings.
A male Pill that provides a safe, effective and reversible method of contraception has been brought a step closer by scientists.
First Nations adults with diabetes have more than double the risk of end-stage kidney disease compared with non-First Nations adults, found a new study in CMAJ .
An article in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests that the onset of dementia is occurring later in life.