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Seeing Doctor Twice A Year Helps Keep Blood Pressure Under

Seeing Doctor Twice A Year Helps Keep Blood Pressure Under Control

Provided by Maggie Francis, American Heart Association People who visited their doctor at least twice a year were 3.2 times more likely to keep their blood pressure under control than those who saw their doctor once a year or less, according to...

Latest Aging-associated diseases Stories

2014-10-24 23:05:51

Heart Fit Clinic, leaders in cardiac rehabilitation and prevention, in Calgary introduces new test to predict risk heart disease. Calgary, AB (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Heart disease remains the number one killer in Canada and the most costly disease in the country. All too often, Canadians are falling victim to heart attack or stroke with little or no warning signs. “Relying on traditional risk factors like high blood pressure and cholesterol levels to identify patients at risk for heart...

2014-10-23 20:29:41

TauRx Chairman Prof. Claude Wischik brings a clinical trial opportunity directly to caregivers and patients at breakfast event PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MediciGlobal, a global leader in patient recruitment and retention for clinical trials, is supporting TauRx Therapeutics' Phase III clinical trial for behavioral variant Frontotemporal Dementia (bvFTD) by informing caregivers and patients about a "Meet the Experts" breakfast on Friday, October 24th, to...

2014-10-23 08:35:44

PHOENIX, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Journal of Pragmatic and Observational Research has published a study on multimodal treatment programs for OsteoArthritis of the knee. Arrowhead Health Centers of Arizona is home to the leading multimodal OsteoArthritis treatment program, offering patients an alternative to knee replacement and other invasive surgeries. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141023/153932LOGO The study found that all patients had an increase in function,...

2014-10-21 16:26:03

ATLANTA, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In honor of Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) Awareness Month, the Lewy Body Dementia Association proudly unveils, "The Profiles of LBD," a portrait series of families living with the disease. Taken by world-renowned professional photographer, Robert Whitman, the series encapsulates the love between those afflicted with LBD and their caregivers, despite the struggles they face together every day managing a relatively unknown, yet very common,...

2014-10-21 12:32:36

Veterinary experts available to share tips on managing arthritis in pets SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's normal for our dogs and cats to slow down a bit as they age. But when they begin having difficulty walking or even lowering their heads to eat, they may be exhibiting signs of arthritis, a disease that can be debilitating--but one that can also be managed. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141021/153431 In the latest video from the American...

2014-10-21 08:35:10

Animal study reveals potential brain-health benefits of a walnut-enriched diet FOLSOM, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new animal study published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease indicates that a diet including walnuts may have a beneficial effect in reducing the risk, delaying the onset, slowing the progression of, or preventing Alzheimer's disease. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141020/153235 Research led by Abha Chauhan, PhD, head of the Developmental Neuroscience...

2014-10-20 12:30:19

Osteoporosis is responsible for nearly two million broken bones every year, but continues to be ignored by the public and neglected by doctors WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New survey findings released by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) for World Osteoporosis Day show that on average, 93 percent of nearly 1,200 adults surveyed are unaware how common osteoporotic fractures are in men. With one in five men age 50 or older affected by osteoporosis, the data...

2014-10-20 04:20:57

NYON, Switzerland, October 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Osteoporosis can lead to painful fractures, disability and early death, but continues to be ignored by the general public and neglected by doctors during routine physical check-ups New survey findings released on World Osteoporosis Day by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF), show that on average, 90% of 13,258 adults questioned are unaware of how common osteoporotic fractures are in men. With one in five...

Highway-Traffic
2014-10-15 03:00:34

Provided by the American Heart Association Living close to a major road may increase women’s risk of dying from sudden cardiac death, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation. “It’s important for healthcare providers to recognize that environmental exposures may be under-appreciated risk factors for diseases such as sudden cardiac death and fatal coronary heart disease,” said Jaime E. Hart, Sc.D., study lead author and an instructor in...

New Research Shows Mental Stress May Be Harder On Women’s Hearts Than Men’s
2014-10-15 03:50:00

Provided by Duke Medicine Researchers have known for decades that stress contributes to heart disease. But a new analysis by researchers at Duke Medicine shows mental stress may tax women’s hearts more than men’s. The research appears online Oct. 13, 2014, in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. “Normally when under stress, we fight back or run away. In order to do that, we need to pump more blood to the body,” said Wei Jiang, M.D., the study’s senior author...


Latest Aging-associated diseases Reference Libraries

Coronary Angiography
2013-07-29 11:05:01

A coronary angiography, also known as a coronary catheterization, is a procedure that gives both visual and tactical access to coronary circulation and blood filled chambers of the heart for both diagnostic and interventional purposes. It is one of many diagnostic tests used in cardiology. More specifically, coronary catheterization recognizes occlusion, stenosis, thrombosis or aneurismal enlargement of the walls of the coronary arteries; heart chamber size; heart muscle contraction...

Cardiac Stress Test
2012-11-18 19:30:13

The cardiac stress test is a diagnostic test used in Cardiac pathology for the purpose of patient diagnosis. It measures the heart’s function while placing a heavier workload on the heart. The cardiologist cannot be at the patient’s side while at work, under stress, during a workout or pushed to the limit so this test mimics those activities in a controlled setting. How it is Performed The stress is created by increasing the workload on the cardiac system. This can be accomplished by...

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