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15 min ago | 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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer, Health, Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Vermont, University of Missouri

4 hrs ago | Dairy Reporter

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 .

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Related Topix: Health

7 hrs ago | NYPress.com

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

11 hrs ago | Gazetteherald.co.uk

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

15 hrs ago | Detroit News

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)

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Related Topix: Pheochromocytoma, Health, Epinephrine (generic), Epipen

Tue Apr 15, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

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.

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Related Topix: Health

Bicester Advertiser

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Motherhood, Family

Examiner.com

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)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Mon Apr 14, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

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 .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Canada, Nursing

Medical Daily

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.

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Related Topix: Heart Disease, Health, Global Warming, Life, Food, Dieting, Medicine, Europe, World News, United Kingdom

WVIZ-TV Cleveland

Sugar

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

News Max

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine

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.

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Related Topix: Greenville, SC, Medicine, Duke University, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CiteULike

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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Medicine, Arthritis, Health, Inflammation, Life, Food, Dieting, Rheumatology

Sat Apr 12, 2014

WMC-TV Memphis

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.

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Related Topix: Hattiesburg, MS, Medicine, Health

CiteULike

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Kidney Failure

NH Insider

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)

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Related Topix: Concord, NH, University of New Hampshire, Health Care Policy, Health, Medicine, Stroke, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Stanford

How social connection can improve physical and mental health

Past research has shown that a lack of social connection may be a greater detriment to a person's health than obesity, smoking and high blood pressure.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Fri Apr 11, 2014

OregonLive.com

Free blood pressure screening

Reserved 15-minute parking in the main hospital parking lot makes it easy to drop in.

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Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine, Health

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