Blood Pressure

Aha News: Genetics May Help Predict The Right Blood Pressure Drug For You

TUESDAY, June 25, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- Medication can play a huge role in reducing high blood pressure, a leading cause of stroke, heart attack and other serious health problems. Yet given the wide selection of drugs for...
Related topics: Genetics, Hypertension, Stroke

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Anti-immigration Policies Are Harming The Health Of Migrants’ U.s.-born Children, Study Finds

REUTERS/Regis DuvignauSixteen percent of the teens in the study were pre-hypertensive, which meant their blood pressure was elevated to a level that put them at increased risk of developing high blood pressure and other health problems in...
Related topics: Medical Research, Reuters, Hypertension

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Blood Pressure Reduction And Alzheimer's Disease

(MedPage Today) -- Study examines nilvadipine and cerebral blood flow, showing increased, safe flow to hippocampus
Related topics: Alzheimer's Disease, Medical Research

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Alexa's Blood Pressure Skills Expand Thanks To Hipaa Compliance And Omron - Cnet

Alexa, remind me about my hypertension.
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Fourth Carcinogen Found In "widely Prescribed" Blood Pressure Medicine

A fourth cancer-causing compound was found in widely prescribed blood pressure pills, according to a new report by Bloomberg. The solvent dimethylformamide was discovered in the drug valsartan, manufactured by several companies including Novartis,...
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Excess Weight Tied To Increased Risk For High Bp In Young Children

WEDNESDAY, June 19, 2019 -- Four-year-olds with excess weight have an increased risk for high blood pressure at age 6 years, according to a study published online June 12 in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. Maira A. Ortiz-Pinto, from...
Related topics: Hypertension, Medical Research, Cardiology

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Another Blood Pressure Drug Tests Positive For Cancer-causing Compound

Another high blood pressure drug is facing a recall over the discovery of unacceptably high levels of an impurity that may cause cancer in some patients, according to a new report. The warning about the impurity comes from the pharmacy Valisure,...
Related topics: Hypertension, Blood Test, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Inhaling Air Pollution-like Irritant Alters Defensive Heart-lung Reflex For Hypertension

Using a rat model for high blood pressure (hypertension), a common chronic cardiovascular condition, researchers found that preexisting hypertension altered normal reflexes in the lungs to affect autonomic regulation of the heart when an irritant...
Related topics: Hypertension, Cardiology, Medical Research

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Blood Pressure Medication, Nilvadipine, Might Help Fight Alzheimer's

MONDAY, June 17, 2019 -- Treatment with blood pressure medication can improve blood flow to a key brain region in people with Alzheimer's disease, a small clinical trial has found. Researchers stressed that they do not know whether the brain...
Related topics: Alzheimer's Disease, Clinical Trials, Medical Research

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Nilvadipine Increases Cerebral Blood Flow In The Hippocampus

MONDAY, June 17, 2019 -- For patients with mild-to-moderate Alzheimer disease, treatment with nilvadipine lowers systolic blood pressure and increases cerebral blood flow (CBF) in the hippocampus, according to a study published online June 17 in...
Related topics: Alzheimer's Disease, Medical Research

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Prediabetes In Older Adults: Who Will Get Diabetes?

(MedPage Today) -- Body weight, systolic blood pressure, and cardiovascular disease are key factors, study found
Related topics: Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiology, Medical Research

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Overweight Kids Are At Risk For High Blood Pressure

FRIDAY, June 14, 2019 -- Overweight preschoolers have twice the odds of developing high blood pressure by age 6, putting them at risk of heart attack and stroke later in life. And those odds begin building as early as age 4, a new study...
Related topics: Obesity, Hypertension, Stroke, Medical Research

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Blood Pressure Drug Recall: Teva Pulls Losartan Tablets Tainted With Possible Carcinogen

Teva Pharmaceuticals has expanded its recall of losartan potassium tablets that contained a possible carcinogen       
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Even In Young Children: Higher Weight = Higher Blood Pressure

Overweight 4-year-olds have a doubled risk of high blood pressure by age six, raising the hazard of future heart attack and stroke.
Related topics: Hypertension, Obesity, Stroke

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Smoking May Impair Body's Blood Pressure Autocorrect System

Smokers may be at a higher risk for developing hypertension, and an overactive response to normal drops in blood pressure may help explain why, according to researchers.
Related topics: Smoking, Hypertension, Medical Research

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A Sauna Session Is Just As Exhausting As Moderate Exercise, Study Finds

Your blood pressure does not drop during a sauna visit -- it rises, as well as your heart rate. This increase is even comparable to the effect of a short, moderate workout, according to a new study.
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High Blood Pressure At Doctor's Office May Be More Dangerous Than Suspected

MONDAY, June 10, 2019 -- If you dread seeing the doctor and your blood pressure reading always seems to be high at the doctor's office, a new review says you should take those elevated readings seriously. The problem is called white-coat...
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Three Public Health Interventions Could Prevent 94 Million Premature Deaths

A worldwide effort to lower people’s blood pressure, cut their sodium intake, and eliminate trans fat from their diet could dramatically reduce the incidence of premature death from cardiovascular disease (CVD) over a quarter century,...
Related topics: Diet, Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiology

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Prediabetes In Older Adults: Who Will Get Diabetes?

(MedPage Today) -- Body weight, systolic blood pressure, and cardiovascular disease are key factors, study found
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T.i.'s Sister Died From Cocaine And High Blood Pressure Says Medical Examiner

T.I.'s sister, Precious Harris, had enough cocaine in her system to trigger heart arrhythmia when she crashed her car and later died ... according to the Medical Examiner's report. The Fulton County M.E.'s report says Precious died from…
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