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5 hrs ago | 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.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Health

8 hrs ago | 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)

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

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WebProNews

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Newswise

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.

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

Time

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.

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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.

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

NewsTarget.com

Probiotics can help lower blood pressure

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

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Wed Jul 23, 2014

NewsOne

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)

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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.

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

The Jackson Sun

'Dysfunction' rules TennCare, lawsuit says

Babies who went without medical coverage, a mother of three with high blood pressure and a woman with kidney failure are among the plaintiffs in a federal lawsuit filed today contending that TennCare illegally denied them Medicaid benefits.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Tennessee Government, Tennessee, Southern Poverty Law Center

RedOrbit

The Potential Benefits Of Probiotics For...

Probiotics work to manage gut flora by controlling the bad bacteria with good bacteria.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Circulation

Science, Industry and Business

Gene variant identified as a heart disease risk factor for women

Historically, it was thought that heart disease was a men's-only disease, however, data has shown that post-menopausal women are just as likely as men to get heart disease and are less likely to be adequately diagnosed and treated.

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Related Topix: Pharmacology, Medicine, Genetics, Health, Stroke

Medical News Today

Worse outcomes continue for young women with heart attack

While awareness campaigns may be getting women to go to the hospital more quickly during a heart-attack, a new look at hospital data shows women have longer hospital stays and are more likely than men to die in the hospital after a heart attack .

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine

KSFY

Avera Medical Minute AHH: Metabolic study yields positive results

Is your weight a problem you can't seem to solve? If so, the Avera Heart Hospital might be able to help.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, South Dakota State University, Dakota State University, Diabetes

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Men's Journal

Stressed Out? You May Be at Risk for a Stroke

It's been well documented that high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, and smoking increase your likelihood of suffering a stroke.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

KSL-TV

Controlling the silent killer

This story is sponsored by University of Utah Health Care , we want to keep your heart pumping and your life long.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, University of Utah, Health Care Provider, Cardiology, Nephrology

Medical News Today

New target for radiation therapy: study suggests cancer treatment may ...

Most often used for treatment of cancer , radiation therapy may offer a promising new noninvasive alternative treatment for the millions of Americans whose high blood pressure doesn't respond to medication, suggests preliminary research being presented at the 56th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine .

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

News 4 Jax

4 sneaky sodium bombs

Do you eat too much salt? chances are you do. According to the Centers for Disease Control 9 in 10 americans consume too much sodium.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Medical News Today

Sleep problems that persist after a divorce can be harmful to your health

Those who experience persistent sleep problems after a divorce stand to suffer from more than just dark circles.

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Related Topix: Psychology, Science, Medicine, Health

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Trussville Tribune

Helping high blood pressure naturally, Part 2

Health is something that we all want, but rarely do people achieve the health they desire.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

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