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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...

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2014-10-09 23:12:24

Following an FDA consumer update on blood pressure kiosk accuracy, national experts recognize PharmaSmart as the only kiosk that “can be recommended by physicians for their patients”. The published expert recommendation is a first for any blood pressure kiosk. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 National leaders in hypertension have acknowledged PharmaSmart as the only blood pressure kiosk solution that can be “recommended by physicians” for patient monitoring. The...

2014-10-07 08:29:37

WAYNE, N.J., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Maquet Medical Systems announced a collaboration with PULSION Medical Systems wherein Maquet will distribute PULSION's PiCCO hemodynamic monitoring technology and ProAQT perioperative hemodynamic management products. Maquet is the majority shareholder in Pulsion. "Nearly 1,000 publications worldwide have confirmed the accuracy and clinical benefit of the PiCCO technology, and we're delighted to augment our product portfolio through this...

2014-10-02 23:05:03

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association and the Long Island PH Support Group are hosting the 10th Annual O2breathe Long Island Fun Walk and Family Fun Day Firemen's Memorial Park in Lindenhurst, Ny. Silver Spring, Md. (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 Who: The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) and the Long Island PH Support Group are hosting the 10th Annual O2breathe Long Island Fun Walk and Family Fun Day. PHA is the country’s leading pulmonary hypertension association that works to...

2014-09-29 04:21:35

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVRx, Inc., a private medical device company, announced today it received CE Mark approval from the National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI) of the Barostim neo System(TM) for the treatment of heart failure. The therapy is approved for use in heart failure patients having an ejection fraction <= 35% and a New York Heart Failure Classification of III without restriction on QRS duration, concomitant medical device treatment or presence of...

2014-09-24 12:29:28

BASINGSTOKE, England, September 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RDT is pleased to announce that, following CE and other market approvals, it has received 510k clearance by the US Food and Drug Administration for the addition to the Tempus Pro medical monitor of: 12 Lead ECG recording interpretation, real-time arrhythmia detection, ST and QT monitoring and alarming (unique to a fully-featured pre-hospital transport monitor) an additional two channels of invasive blood pressure (four...

2014-09-23 12:30:38

Grant to help with blood pressure control and reduction of health care disparities OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente, the nation's largest integrated health care system, will support the American Heart Association in a broad effort to improve blood pressure control for African-Americans in two U.S. cities over three years. The program will depend upon community-based efforts, as well as doctors and patients, to help decrease the burden of the so called...

2014-09-23 12:29:31

New contract provides broader product and standardization options, significant cost savings SKANEATELES FALLS, N.Y. and IRVING, Texas, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Welch Allyn, Inc., a leading medical diagnostic device company that delivers pragmatic innovation at the point of care, and Novation, a leading health care services company, today announced a new three-year contract for disposable blood pressure cuffs which provide exceptional value for hospitals and are designed to aid...

2014-09-22 08:28:25

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In observation of National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month, a survey sponsored by iRhythm Technologies reveals that nearly half of Americans lack awareness about the primary symptoms of this common yet potentially deadly heart rhythm disturbance. Additionally, the survey of 1,013 American adults found that fewer than 20 percent of respondents could correctly identify medical conditions such as sleep apnea and diabetes as risk factors...

2014-09-16 23:02:05

This family focused event that includes a 5K and 1 mile Run/Walk continues a unique collaboration between the University of Colorado Denver and Children's Hospital Colorado -- both national and world leaders in PH research and patient care. Silver Spring, Md. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Who: The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA), The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and Children’s Hospital Colorado are hosting Colorado PH in the Park 2014. PHA is the country’s...

2014-09-16 20:27:29

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ROX Medical today presented positive results from the CONTROL-HTN trial, an international multi-center, prospective, randomized, controlled, blinded endpoint study of the ROX Coupler for the treatment of arterial hypertension. The CONTROL-HTN trial, NCT01642498, evaluated the safety and efficacy of a percutaneous procedure creating a fixed connection between a central artery and vein in the upper leg - for the treatment of...


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Heart
2013-01-01 11:25:12

The heart is a part of the circulatory system, and is considered one of the most vital organs of the human body. It is about the size of a fist, has a mass of approximately 300 grams, and its main function is to contract and produce enough pressure to circulate blood throughout the body. The top of the heart where the veins and arteries all connect is called the base. The pointed lower tip of the heart is called the apex. The coronary sulcus is a deep groove that runs horizontally across the...

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