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Anti-cholinergic drugs impair physical function in elderly patients

Drugs widely prescribed to the elderly could be responsible for a decline in cognitive and physical function according to research from the University of East Anglia and the Regenstrief Institute.


Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Health

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Morbidly obese Maryland woman loses 120 pounds

SEVERN, Md. For as long as she can remember, Jaime McCormick struggled with her weight.


Related Topix: Severn, MD, Life, Food, Dieting, Medicine, Health

Romsey Advertiser

Doubts over value of mid-life MOTs

Illnesses detected during the NHS's "mid-life MOT" could be "equally well detected" without the check-up, researchers have suggested.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Viewpoints: Improve health care by building on Medicare's success

Lately, I have been diagnosing a lot of high blood pressure and diabetes. Patients who have never received medical care are now pouring into the county-funded Sacramento Primary Care Clinic, which provides care to low-income and other underserved patients.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Health, Medicine, Sacramento, CA, Opinion

Wed Jul 30, 2014

TCM herb Eucommia does more for men and women than relieve backaches

The bark of the Eucommia ulmoides plant, also known as "Du Zhong", has been used for thousands of years by Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioners for various medical purposes.


Related Topix: Japan, World News, Medicine, Health

Xenia Daily Gazette

Awareness campaign encourages sodium reduction2:14 pm

Americans eat too much salt, and most have no idea how much they are eating, according to new consumer research by the American Heart Association.


Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, Medicine, Health, Heart Disease, Recipes

US News & World Report

When You Don't Follow Your Doctor's Orders

Often times patients will appear to comprehend their doctor's instructions, but once they've left the hospital they're completely lost.


Related Topix: UC Riverside, Health

Evening Times

What is cause of high blood pressure?

Despite the fact that high blood pressure has been recognised as a disease for many years it is fair to say that in the vast majority of sufferers there is no one definitive cause behind it.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Cell Phones, Electronics

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Study finds that lower blood pressure may not mean fewer heart risks

A recent study published online in JAMA Internal Medicine has found that those with blood pressure that falls below the "normal" systolic number of 120 do not obtain any more heart-related health benefits than those with numbers within the normal range .


Related Topix: Health, Pop/Rock, The Association


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

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