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12 hrs ago | Circulation

Lowering of Blood Pressure for Recurrent Stroke Prevention [Topical Reviews]

Correspondence to Bruce Ovbiagele, MD, MSc, MAS, Department of Neurosciences, Medical University of South Carolina, 96 Jonathan Lucas St, CSB 301, MSC 606, Charleston, SC 29425.


Related Topix: Medical University of South Carolina, University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, Medicine, Health

16 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

People's Pharmacy: Desensitization shots can eliminate sting allergies

I got stung by yellow jackets last week and reacted terribly. I swelled up and broke out in hives all over my body.


Related Topix: Hives, Medicine, Health, Apiculture, Science, Epinephrine (generic), Epipen, Norvasc, Amlodipine (generic)

Mon Jul 28, 2014


My Aha Moment

I was in good shape when I met my partner just over 10 years ago in San Diego at 205 pounds, 34 inch waist.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Gold's Gym, Health Club, Weight Training, Fitness, Life, Food, Dieting

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Diesel Exhaust-Induced Pulmonary and Cardiovascular Impairment: The Role of Hypertension Intervention

Kodavanti, U., R. Thomas, A. Ledbetter, M. Schladweiler, V. Bass, Todd Krantz, C. King, A. Nyska, J. Richards, D. Andrews, AND I. Gilmour.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Netherlands, World News, Apresoline, Hydralazine (generic)

Medical News

Probiotics have 'modest' effect on blood pressure

The team pooled data from nine randomised controlled trials, involving a total of 543 participants.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Australia, World News

WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

Michigan, Do You Know Your Sodium Level?

While many Michiganders are taking steps to improve their diets, health experts are concerned they are still getting to much sodium, which can increase the risk for high blood pressure, heart disease, and stroke.


Related Topix: Michigan, Michigan Government, Medicine, Health

LA Daily News

Pass on the salt for better blood pressure

Nearly one in three adults has high blood pressure, which increases one's risk of heart disease and stroke.


Related Topix: Health, Life, Food, Nutrition

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Daily Record

Health brief July 27: Holmes County, Lodi, Ohio

The Holmes County Health Department offers children's immunization clinics at various sites throughout Holmes County each month.


Related Topix: Lodi, OH, Medicine, Health

Sat Jul 26, 2014

New York Daily News

Daily Checkup for Sunday, July 27: High blood pressure

Dr. Kelly Cassano, medical director for Mount Sinai Medical Group, emphasizes that lifestyle modifications may be the ticket to fighting high blood pressure.


Related Topix: Medicine, Smoking, Genetics

Holtville Tribune

Eating probiotics regularly may improve your blood pressure

Eating probiotics regularly may modestly improve your blood pressure, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Hypertension.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Australia, World News

Fri Jul 25, 2014

KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

Fans 4 Oklahomans making a difference in people's lives, here's how

Delma Boone has high blood pressure, back and leg problems, and worries about a heat stroke because he doesn't have cool air.


Related Topix: Oklahoma, Medicine, Health

Medical News Today

High matrix metalloproteinase-9 expression induces microangiogenesis after cerebral infarction

Immunohistochemical assay demonstrated that matrix metalloproteinase-9 expression increased in the infarct border zones of stroke-prone spontaneously hypertensive rats.


Related Topix: World News, China, Health

Jamaica Observer

Of excesses, moderation and drought

LAST week the court ordered cigarette giant RJ Reynolds of Tobaccoville, NC, to pay US$7.3m to Cynthia Robinson, widow of Mike Johnson; US$9.6m to his son; and US$26.3billion in punitive damages -- Ouch! From age 13, Mike smoked three packs a day and died of lung cancer at 36. Cynthia claimed: "In 1996 she never knew nicotine was addictive and bad ... (more)


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Tobaccoville, NC, Health, Lung Cancer, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Medicine, Smoking

Thu Jul 24, 2014


Healthy Diets: 5 Best Trends of 2014 Thus Far

Well, we are more than halfway through the year. Have you met your health and diet goals? Are you still working hard on that waistline? Whether you're still going strong or have decided to give your weight loss goals another shot, there's sure to be a diet plan on this list for you.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health


Inadequate Mental Health Care for Blacks with Depression and Diabetes, High Blood Pressure

* Blacks with major depression with type 2 diabetes or hypertension were no more likely to receive guideline-based depression treatment than those with depression alone.


Related Topix: Depression, Health, Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University


Mississippi Men Learn About Heart Disease - At the Barber

Barbershops may be the new doctor's office, at least in Mississippi where African American men are learning about high blood pressure...while they get their hair cut Barber shops and hair salons are great community hubs where residents gather for both grooming and gossip.


Related Topix: African-American, Medicine, Health, Genetics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cape Cod Times

Strokes increasing among adolescents, young adults

That wasn't all that unusual, but she soon started to lose feeling on her left side and was unable to walk.


Related Topix: Medicine, Shepherd Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Health

Probiotics can help lower blood pressure

From helping prevent asthma to treating stomach ulcers, probiotics are being found to be incredibly beneficial.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Wed Jul 23, 2014


Re: Worst Supplements For High Blood Pressure | News One

Everyone talks a lot about high blood pressure, but do you really know what it is, what's wrong with having it, and what surprising everyday health habit may actually make it worse? According to Mayo Clinic, high blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a common condition in which the force of the blood against your artery walls is high ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

WCNC-TV Charlotte

'The Silent Killer' affects 30 percent of Charlotte'The Silent...

High blood pressure is referred to as the "silent killer" in the medical community because a person can feel great and have it.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Dilworth (Charlotte, NC), Charlotte, NC