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Journal of Human Hypertension
High normal blood pressure: to treat or not to treat?
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org High blood pressure remains the most common, readily identifiable and reversible risk factor for cardiovascular disease, stroke and death.
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Wed Apr 16, 2014
The best post-workout snack to help you lose weight
Advice from our peformance nutritionaist Daniel Davey on the best post-workout snack and on adding salt to your diet.
Cape Cod Times
Aspirin urged to ward off pre-eclampsia
Pregnant women should take low-dose aspirin daily to reduce their chance of developing pre-eclampsia if they are at high risk for the life-threatening disorder, an influential government panel said Monday.
High blood pressure? Eat Norwegian cheese, says study
Previous studies have shown the angiotensin-converting enzyme-inhibiting peptides derived from dairy products may decrease blood pressure .
Breathing Life Into Music
New York City is the place where Chloe Temtchine first heard the music that made her want to become a singer.
Free blood pressure checks for Pickering residents
About 50 people made use of the service, led by Dr James Coppack. This is the 11th year of Rotary and the Stroke Association working together.
Possibly cancerous tumor needs examination
Dear Dr. Roach: Could you please explain what makes a pheochromocytoma cancerous, what the symptoms are, what the protocol for treatment is and where the best places for treatment might be, as very little is known about this kind of cancer? Dear P.L.: A pheochromocytoma is a rare tumor that usually secretes epinephrine and norepinephrine, ... (more)
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Preterm delivery, low birth weight and neonatal risk in pregnant women with high blood pressure
Pregnant women with chronic hypertension are highly likely to suffer from adverse pregnancy outcomes such as preterm delivery, low birth weight and neonatal death, which highlights a need for heightened surveillance, suggests a paper published in BMJ today.
Blood pressure warning on pregnancy
Pregnant women with chronically high blood pressure are more likely to suffer complications such as early delivery of their babies, giving birth to newborns with a low birth weight and neonatal death, research suggests.
High blood pressure is the silent killer: Get your blood pressure checked today
Hypertension can become serious and life threatening if left untreated. Here are ways to lower blood pressure levels: discuss treatment options with your doctor, avoid shaking salt on food, follow your doctor's orders, eat low sodium meals and snacks, take blood pressure medication as prescribed, Exercise daily , remain within your Body Mass Index ... (more)
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Pharmacists can significantly improve blood pressure, cholesterol in stroke patients
Stroke patients managed by a pharmacist had a 12.5% improvement in blood pressure and low-density lipoprotein , or "bad" cholesterol levels compared with a control group, according to a clinical trial published in CMAJ .
Stroke And Heart Disease Risk Reduced By 40% With Lower Salt Diets
Salt lovers salivate on any contrarian health news defending the modern Western diet high in sodium, like global warming denialists hoping for the best.
Sugar is a sweet assassin. Too much of it -- and most of us consume way too much -- can result in all kinds of health problems, from obesity to high blood pressure to diabetes.
Angry Patients Find Obamacare's Annual Checkups May Not Be Free
Obamacare patients who go to their doctors for a free annual checkup are finding out that they may have to pay for the preventative healthcare visit after all.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
The Town Talk
150/90: Blood pressure guidelines raised for people 60 and older
GREENVILLE, S.C. -- New guidelines that relax blood pressure levels for people over 60 came as welcome news to Tanis Bryan.
Ethnobotanical study of plants used in treating hypertension in Edo State of Nigeria
Journal of Ethnopharmacology , Vol. 144, No. 1. , pp. 1-10, doi:10.1016/j.jep.2012.07.018 To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document.
Medical News Today
Rheumatoid arthritis patients at greater risk of kidney disease
Rheumatoid arthritis patients are likelier than the average person to develop chronic kidney disease , and more severe inflammation in the first year of rheumatoid arthritis, corticosteroid use, high blood pressure and obesity are among the risk factors, new Mayo Clinic research shows.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Hattiesburg to open clinic for city employees
Mayor Johnny DuPree told the Hattiesburg American that the clinic will offer physicals, blood work and drug screenings, as well as treat high blood pressure, diabetes and stress.
2014 evidence-based guideline for the management of high blood...
JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association , Vol. 311, No. 5. , pp. 507-520, doi:10.1001/jama.2013.284427 Hypertension is the most common condition seen in primary care and leads to myocardial infarction, stroke, renal failure, and death if not detected early and treated appropriately.
NH DHHS - As Part of Achieving Million Hearts Initiative, DHHS Receives Grant from Astho
Concord, NH The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Service , Division of Public Health Services, in partnership with the University of New Hampshire, Institute of Health Policy and Practice, applied for and was one of nine states to receive a grant from the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials to participate in the ... (more)