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3 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Sleep apnea is a risk factor for strokes

Dr. Belen Esparis, medical director of the Mount Sinai Medical Center Sleep Disorders Center, has seen patients who have been in car accidents after falling asleep at the wheel and others who have developed abnormal heart rhythms.


Related Topix: Sleep, Health, Miami-Beach, FL

5 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

Study shows instant ramen bad for the heart

Its cheap and easy to prepare that's why instant ramen is such a staple for those low on cash and time.


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

9 hrs ago | Osky News

Mahaska Health Partnership Encourages More Herbs, Less Salt in Your Diet

Salt is a contributing factor in high blood pressure, a condition affecting 1 in every 3 American adults.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, US News, Agriculture, Science, United States Department of Agriculture, Life, Food, Nutrition, Supplement, Garlic

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Hispanic Business

Researchers Submit Patent Application, 'Intragastric Implant Devices', for Approval

News editors obtained the following quote from the background information supplied by the inventors: "Obesity and other metabolic related disorders affect millions of patients, and the number of patients suffering from such disorders has increased in recent years.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Inventions, Medicine, Health

The Washington Post


From childhood obesity , to racial profiling , from school segregation to a lack of opportunities for men and boys of color , President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama have found ways to creatively spotlight many of the major concerns confronting the African-American community and, most importantly, create a national conversation around these ... (more)


Related Topix: African-American, Medicine, Health, Diabetes, Breast Cancer, Supplement, ALA, World News

Wed Aug 20, 2014

US Pharmacist

Renal Disease and Nutritional Considerations

US Pharm . 2014;39 :48-52. The kidneys have two primary roles: to filter extra water and waste products from the blood and to balance the salts and minerals - such as calcium, phosphorus, sodium, and potassium - that circulate in the blood.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Kidney Failure, Life, Food, Nutrition, Kidney Cancer, Nephrology

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Million Hearts launches challenge to recognize success in blood pressure control

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services today launched a challenge designed to identify practices, clinicians and health systems that have successfully worked with patients to reduce high blood pressure and improve heart health.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Healthcare Industry, Medicaid


Diabetes and Heart Disease

You many know that diabetics are especially at risk for developing complications that can affect vision, kidney function and impair circulation to the legs and feet.


Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Heart Disease, Circulation, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin

The Arbiter

Bulletproof Coffee - The New Way to Enjoy a Cup of Joe

The beginning of the school year can be a bit of a struggle: balancing classes and homework while keeping energy levels up can be a challenge for students who are too busy to eat square meals and exclude sleep from their priorities.


Related Topix: Coffee, Recipes, Medicine, Heart Disease, Nutrition

Medical News Today

Pacemaker and defibrillator patients with poor health literacy at...

Patients who rely on pacemakers and defibrillators to maintain a normal heart rhythm run the risk of serious health complications if they don't fully understand how the devices work and what to do when they experience an irregular heartbeat.


Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Columbia University, Health, Heart Failure

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Atlantic

The Only Food Poor Americans Can Afford Is Making Them Unhealthy

Americans receiving food aid have much higher rates of diabetes and high blood pressure than the U.S. population as a whole, and some of the habits they resort to in order to stretch their dollars just make the situation worse.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health


Grain of truth on salt consumption: Go for moderation

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Science / Technology

Journal and Courier

Study questions need for most people to cut saltStudy questions need...

Study questions need for most people to cut salt A large study questions the conventional wisdom that most people should cut back on salt.


Related Topix: Health, Canada,

Chronic kidney disease treatment - What to expect

You've been diagnosed with chronic kidney disease . What can you expect in treatment options? Doctors will likely find the cause of the disease first.


Related Topix: Health, Diabetes

The Southtown Star

To Your Health: Take advantage of your Medicare wellness visit benefit

In fact, the first of the baby boomers turned 65 in 2011. And according to the U.S. Census Bureau, the number of senior citizens will increase dramatically between now and 2030 - growing to 72 million, more than twice the number from 2000.


Related Topix: Medicare, Health, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Medicine, Nutrition

DNA India

Daniel Radcliffe already suffers from cluster headaches and high blood pressure

Daniel Radcliffe has recently revealed that he takes blood pressure medication even though he is just 25 years old.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Horror Movies, The Woman in Black, Daniel Radcliffe

PhysOrg Weblog

Applying new cholesterol guidelines to a patient population reduces...

A study from UT Southwestern researchers found that recently introduced cholesterol guidelines would significantly reduce new cardiovascular events, when compared to treatment based on previous cholesterol guidelines.


Related Topix: Cholesterol, Medicine, Health, Heart Disease

Mon Aug 18, 2014

BioMed Central

Factors affecting diagnosis and management of hypertension in Mazowe...

From 2005 to 2011 Mazowe District recorded a gradual decline in prevalence of hypertension in the face of rising incidence of complications like stroke.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Science Daily

Blood pressure medication does not cause more falls, study shows

It's time to question the common belief that patients receiving intensive blood pressure treatment are prone to falling and breaking bones.


Related Topix: Health, Diabetes

Mid Rivers Newsmagazine Front Page

Health Capsules: Hypertension-related dementia

Upon review of years of data on thousands of Americans, researchers at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine concluded that having untreated high blood pressure in mid-life appears to increase the risk of cognitive decline in old age.


Related Topix: Health