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Systems-wide genetic study of blood pressure regulation in the Framingham Heart Study

A genetic investigation of individuals in the Framingham Heart Study may prove useful to identify novel targets for the prevention or treatment of high blood pressure.  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 6 years ago
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Eating out 'raises risk for high blood pressure'

A new study is the first to show a link between eating away from home and increased risk for high blood pressure. The association was found to be particularly strong among men.  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 6 years ago
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Ancient herbal therapy can prevent -- and reverse -- cardiac hypertrophy in mice

A natural compound derived from the bark of the magnolia tree, can protect the heart from hypertrophy, a thickening of cardiac muscle often caused by chronic high blood pressure that can lead to...  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 6 years ago
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An antihypertensive drug improves corticosteroid-based skin treatments

Basic research on blood pressure has led researchers from Inserm (Inserm Unit 1138, 'Cordeliers Research Centre') obtaining unexpected results: drugs used to treat hypertension (high blood...  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 6 years ago
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Physical labor, hypertension and multiple meds may reduce male fertility

NIH-funded study analyzes data from more than 450 men attempting to conceiveWorking in a physically demanding job, having high blood pressure, and taking multiple...  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 6 years ago
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Salt, not high blood pressure, may be to blame for that headache

Departing from the belief that a special diet aimed at lowering high blood pressure can ease headaches, a new study suggests it is simply salt intake that is the culprit.  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 6 years ago
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New recommendations for treating patients with high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease - American Heart Association Scientific Statement

A new scientific statement issued jointly by three medical organizations and published in the American Heart Association's journal Hypertension, addresses how low to aim when treating...  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 6 years ago
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Vitamin D 'ineffective as treatment for hypertension'

Researchers report that vitamin D supplementation does not work as an antihypertensive agent and cannot be recommended to control high blood pressure.  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 6 years ago
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Blood pressure drug protects against symptoms of multiple sclerosis in animal models

FDA-approved drug prevents myelin loss and alleviates symptoms of MS by enhancing innate cellular protective responseAn FDA-approved drug for high blood pressure...  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 6 years ago
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Restless Legs Syndrome Associated With High Blood Pressure

Middle-aged females with restless legs syndrome (RLS) have a 6% to 41% increased risk of having high blood pressure compared to other women - the risk is linked to the severity and frequency of...  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 6 years ago
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Middle-Aged Women With Restless Legs Syndrome At Increased Risk Of High Blood Pressure

If you're a middle-aged woman with Restless Legs Syndrome, you may have a higher risk of developing high blood pressure, according to new research reported in Hypertension: Journal of the...  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 6 years ago
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Hypertensive Emergencies

Say what? Hypertensive emergency has no universally accepted definition. Actual numbers are often used to define hypertensive emergency, though strictly speaking a hypertensive emergency is any elevation in blood pressure in the presence of end-organ dysfunction.1,2,3 Aggressively treating severe asymptomatic hypertension (very high blood pressure without clear end organ damage) is not indicated, not supported…  
foamneedssoap.com
almost 6 years ago
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Optic nerve sheath diameter: window to the soul? - Broome Docs

optic nerve sheath diameter intracranial pressure hypertension trauma ultrasound  
broomedocs.com
almost 6 years ago
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CulinaryRx: What Food Would You Prescribe for Hypertension?

<em>MedPage Today</em> and John La Puma, MD, want your dietary prescription for this patient with hypertension.  
medpagetoday.com
almost 6 years ago
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UAB selected to take part in $15M study on high blood pressure - Birmingham Business Journal

The American Heart Association has chosen UAB as one of four institutions to take part in a four year, $15 million study on hypertension.  
bizjournals.com
almost 6 years ago
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Nigeria: Why Deaths From Heart Attack, Stroke Are Increasing

As the global population rises over seven billion, a new report has shown that the number of deaths from hypertension, stroke, heart attacks and other circulatory diseases is on the rise, climbing from 12.3 million deaths to 17.3 million.  
allafrica.com
almost 6 years ago
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Women and men have different exclusion criteria for rtPA

After analyzing stroke treatment records, researchers at Rhode Island Hospital in collaboration with researchers from the University of Cincinnati learned that women and men have different reasons for being excluded from receiving the common clot-dissolving drug, recombinant tissue plasminogen activator. Importantly, more women had very high blood pressures, which reduced their eligibility to be treated with the highly effective drug. The study was recently published in the American Heart Association's journal, Stroke.  
eurekalert.org
almost 6 years ago
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Medtronic Attempts A Do-Over On Renal Denervation | MDDI Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry News Products and Suppliers

Some physicians believe renal denervation is pretty much history. After all, back in January 2014, the biggest trial of renal denervation conducted by Medtronic failed spectacularly in being unable to lower blood pressure in patients with resistant hypertension six months following the procedure. Soon after that announcement and well before its merger with Medtronic, Covidien too pulled the plug on its OneShot renal denervation program citing slow market growth in Europe.  
mddionline.com
almost 6 years ago