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3 hrs ago | This is Local London

Thousands of Kingston adults at risk of heart attack or stroke...

An estimated 25,000 Kingston adults are walking around with high blood pressure - and nearly half of them do not know it.

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7 hrs ago | Reuters

With high blood pressure, light to moderate drinking may protect heart

Drinking alcohol has been tied in the past to a higher risk of high blood pressure, but in a new analysis of past studies, researchers found that a drink or two a day seemed to protect even those with hypertension from heart disease and death.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Alcoholism

11 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

You should be eating less salt. So how do you actually do that?

Health Advisor is a regular column where contributors share their knowledge in fields ranging from fitness to psychology, pediatrics to aging.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Heart Failure, Heart Disease

15 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Flinders sleep experts try new tactic to fight fatigue

In a world-first, sleep experts from Flinders University are attempting to fight fatigue caused by insomnia and obstructive sleep apnoea by treating the two conditions at the same time.

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Related Topix: Sleep, Medicine, Health

20 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Salt consumption higher in low socioeconomic groups in the UK

A new analysis published in the journal BMJ Open reveals that people from low socioeconomic groups in the UK eat more salt than their counterparts from higher socioeconomic groups, despite a national drop in salt intake over the last 10 years.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Health, Heart Disease

Yesterday | FarmingUK

Farmers encouraged to have health checks

Farmers in Devon are being encouraged to have a free NHS Health Check to minimise their risk of developing common lifestyle-related conditions such as high blood pressure, heart disease, kidney disease, diabetes, stroke and dementia.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Heart Disease, Devon County, England, Agriculture, Science, United Kingdom

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Reuters

Self management may reduce blood pressure: study

Even people at significant risk for heart attacks and strokes can take an active role in reducing their own high blood pressure, by measuring it themselves and adjusting their medications, according to a new study from the UK.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Heart Disease

CBC News

Healthcare quality as important as lowering heart disease risk: McMaster study

High blood pressure is a prime risk factor for cardiovascular disease that can lead to heart attack and stroke.

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Related Topix: Heart Disease, Health, Medicine, Heart Failure, Science / Technology

Berkshire Eagle

Bulb bits

The original Olympic athletes in Ancient Greece were given garlic -- possibly the earliest example of performance enhancing agents used in sports.

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Related Topix: Life, Garlic, Food, Bronchitis, Medicine, Health

HON

Everest Study Finds High Altitude Affects Blood Pressure

In a new study done from the heights of Mount Everest, Italian researchers found that your blood pressure steadily increases if you ascend to great heights.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Micardis, Telmisartan (generic)

Sys-Con Media

Can Olive Oil Lower Blood Pressure when Added to Vegetables? Perhaps.

As easy as adding olive oil to a salad, the health benefits are automatically consumed and enjoyed.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, Medicine, Health, Marketing

Tue Aug 26, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Column: Dash of salt not bad; extremes are the enemy

For years, we have known that diets high in salt can be bad for people with high blood pressure.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Life, Food, Dieting, Opinion

KTVK Phoenix

Do-it-yourself blood pressure care can beat MDs

"Do-it-yourself" blood pressure measurements and medicine changes work better than usual doctor-office care in some patients, a study of older adults in England found.

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ABC News

Do-It-Yourself Blood Pressure Care Can Beat MDs

"Do-it-yourself" blood pressure measurements and medicine changes work better than usual doctor-office care in some patients, a study of older adults in England found.

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The China Post

Pollution linked to high blood pressure in China

Women in China who are exposed to pollution from cook stoves and highways face a greater risk of high blood pressure, researchers said Monday.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Alternative Energy, Energy, Biomass

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Sun-Star

Lifestyle behind most common women diseases

BEFORE, the common type of diseases that are affecting women and the population in general are infectious type of diseases like malaria and dengue but now, the common type of diseases that are affecting most women are lifestyle related non-communicable diseases .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Malaria, Health, Diabetes, Life, Food, Nutrition

Slashdot

The Evolution of Diet

An anonymous reader writes Here's a story from National Geographic that looks at the historical diets of people from around the world and what that diet might look like in the future .

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dieting, Medicine, Health, University of Arkansas, Agriculture, Science, Fasting, Science / Technology

The Straits Times

Cooking, highway pollution linked to high blood pressure

Women in China who are exposed to pollution from cookstoves and highways face a greater risk of high blood pressure, said a study out on Monday.

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News12.com

Feeding America: More Americans are food insecure, leading to health issues

According to Feeding America, one in every seven Americans turns to food banks for help.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Nutrition, The Bronx, NY, New York, NY

Shields Gazette

Super-slimmer OAP Audrey loves her new look

Audrey Jones joined Slimming World in March 2013 after being referred by her GP due to having high blood pressure.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

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