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Study: Active Commutes Correlate to Positive Public Health Outcomes
The Alliance for Biking and Walking's 2014 Benchmarking report found a strong correlation between active commuting rates and health outcomes like diabetes, obesity, and high blood pressure.
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Sat Apr 19, 2014
The goal of blood pressure in the hypertensive patient with diabetes...
The goal of blood pressure in the hypertensive patient with diabetes is defined: now the challenge is go from recommendations to practice.
Family doctor symposium to advance world class community healthcare
Prepare monthly financial reports and maintain full set of accounts and perform reconciliation of receivables, payables and bank balances and ensure monthly closing by stipulated deadlines.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Women's heart disease is deadly, often caught later than in men
According to Go Red for Women and the American Heart Association, heart disease kills about one woman every minute.
Learn the warning signs of stroke
Mark your calendar for May 1, the start of American Stroke Month, the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's campaign to increase awareness of strokes.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Confronting hypertensive heart diseases
H Ow often do you check your blood pressure? Do you know that High Blood Pressure, HBP, could lead to what experts call Hypertensive heart disease? Beware! Hypertensive heart disease is the No.
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.
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.