Blood Pressure

Medical News Today: Surgery With Ultrasound Treats High Blood Pressure In Trial

A minimally invasive procedure that disables nerves leading to the kidneys maintained reduced blood pressure for 6 months with less prescribed medications.
Related topics: Hypertension

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St. Louis Symphony Lowers Blood Pressure, Eases Chemo

A cancer center in Missouri has the good fortune to be visited by two professional musicians from a renowned symphony once a month. So they did a study on the effect of the music. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Chemotherapy, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Find The Perfect Gift For Your Mum With Tnw’s Mother’s Day Guide

Consider yourself warned, dear reader. There’s just nine days left until UK Mother’s Day. Nine. Days. And you thought the countdown to Brexit was scary. If this news has caused your blood pressure to plummet and beads of sweat to accumulate on...

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Tighter Blood Pressure Control May Prevent Brain Lesions

WEDNESDAY, March 20, 2019 -- Reducing high blood pressure in the elderly appears to lower their odds of developing brain lesions, a new study finds. "I think it's an important clinical finding, and a very hopeful one for elderly people who have...
Related topics: Hypertension, Medical Research

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Omron Heartguide Puts Blood Pressure On A Watch Video - Cnet

What it's like to wear it for a couple of weeks.
Related topics: Health Videos

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Popular High Blood Pressure Drug Linked To Sudden Cardiac Arrest Risk

A common calcium-channel blocking heart medication has been tentatively linked to increased risk of sudden cardiac arrest. The research comes from the European Sudden Cardiac Arrest network (ESCAPE-NET), though additional work is needed to determine...
Related topics: Hypertension, Medical Research

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Eight New Unique Gene Mutations In Patients With Hereditable Heart Muscle Disease

Researchers have identified eight new gene mutations that may cause or contribute to idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy, a form of heart disease not caused by known external influences, such as high blood pressure, obesity, smoking, or diseased...
Related topics: Genetics, Cardiovascular Disease, Medical Research, Cardiomyopathy, Hypertension, Obesity, Smoking

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Medical News Today: Common Blood Pressure Drug May Increase Cardiac Arrest Risk

A recent preliminary study concluded that a common drug that doctors prescribe to treat hypertension and angina may increase the risk of cardiac arrest.
Related topics: Hypertension, Medical Research, Angina Pectoris

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Commonly Used Heart Drug Associated With Increased Risk Of Sudden Cardiac Arrest

A drug commonly used to treat high blood pressure and angina (chest pain) is associated with an increased risk of out-of-hospital sudden cardiac arrest, according to new results.
Related topics: Hypertension, Angina Pectoris

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Omron Heartguide: My Life With A Blood Pressure Smartwatch - Cnet

The future of health tech might be blood pressure. But Omron's solution won't be for everyone.

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Early-onset Menstruation Linked To Later High Blood Pressure Risk

THURSDAY, March 14, 2019 -- Older women who started menstruating at an early age have an increased risk of high blood pressure, new research suggests. For the study, scientists analyzed data from nearly 7,900 women in China. The investigators...
Related topics: Menstruation, Hypertension, Medical Research

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Fda Approves New Generic Valsartan To Ease Shortage

WEDNESDAY, March 13, 2019 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved a new generic version of the high blood pressure/heart failure drug valsartan, saying the move might help ease the current medication shortage. The agency said...
Related topics: Food And Drug Administration, Hypertension, Heart Failure

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Best Diets For Preserving Brain Health Identified

High adherence to a Mediterranean diet or to A Priori Diet Quality Score diet is associated with better cognitive skills in midlife, whereas adherence to the DASH, which is designed to lower blood pressure, is not. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Hypertension, Diet

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Re-analysis Of Sprint Shows New Risks For Smokers With Htn (cme/ce)

(MedPage Today) -- Outcomes worse with strict blood pressure targets
Related topics: Smoking

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Does Your Family Eat Out A Lot? Watch Your Blood Pressure

TUESDAY, March 12, 2019 -- You know that too much salt contributes to high blood pressure, but you might not realize how easily eating out could put you and your kids at risk. Many entrees at leading restaurants and fast food places contain almost...
Related topics: Hypertension

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America’s Unsafe Medical Products

The U.S. FDA has issued an alert for a voluntary recall of Valsartan, a medicine used to treat high blood pressure, distributed by American Health Packaging.
Related topics: Food And Drug Administration, Hypertension

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Smoking, High Blood Pressure, Diabetes And Obesity Each Linked To Unhealthy Brains

Factors that influence the health of our blood vessels, such as smoking, high blood and pulse pressures, obesity and diabetes, are linked to less healthy brains. The strongest links are with areas of the brain known to be responsible for our more...
Related topics: Smoking, Hypertension, Diabetes, Obesity

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Control Your Blood Pressure To Head Off Serious Health Problems

SUNDAY, March 10, 2019 -- High blood pressure is one of the most common medical conditions in the United States and one of the most treatable, an expert says. High blood pressure affects a third of adults ages 40-59 and nearly two-thirds of those...
Related topics: Hypertension

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Sprint Re-analysis Has News For Smokers With Hypertension

(MedPage Today) -- Outcomes worse with aggressive blood pressure targets
Related topics: Smoking, Hypertension

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A Nap Will Lower Your Blood Pressure As Much As A Low Dose Of Blood Pressure Medication.

A new study says, per BBC.
Related topics: Medical Research, BBC

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