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2014-01-07 04:21:19

New offerings advance iHealth's leadership in personal mobile health LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (Consumer Electronics Show) -- Today, iHealth Lab Inc., announced the extension of its suite of personal mobile health devices to include a line of wearable products designed to provide monitoring over an extended period of time. The products include: -- the industry's first wearable, mobile-enabled ambulatory blood pressure monitor (ABPM) -- a lightweight, wearable...

2014-01-07 04:21:11

ALBANY, New York, January 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research, "Self-Care Medical Devices Market (Blood Pressure Monitors, Heart Rate Monitors, Body Temperature Monitors, Blood Glucose Monitors, Pregnancy/Fertility Test Kits, Pedometers, Sleep Apnea Monitors and Nebulizers) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast (Value and Volume),2013 - 2019", the global self-care medical devices...

Women Vulnerable High Blood Pressure
2014-01-02 12:48:09

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from researchers at Wake Forest University has found that women may be more vulnerable to the effects of high blood pressure than men. Published in the journal Therapeutic Advances in Cardiovascular Disease, the study found that women may experience more negative cardiovascular effects than men at the same elevated blood pressure level. "The medical community thought that high blood pressure was the same for both sexes and...

2013-12-22 23:00:14

Blood Pressure Reduction Guide designed by Paul Johnson is the latest book that helps people reduce their hypertension dramatically. From the site Vinamy.com, Tom Roye performed a full Blood Pressure Reduction Guide review that points out if this book is trustworthy. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) December 22, 2013 High blood pressure or hypertension is a chronic medical condition in which the blood pressure in the arteries is elevated. Hypertension can increase the risk of heart disease and stroke....

NIH Issues New Blood Pressure Medication Guidelines
2013-12-18 17:49:57

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online A new set of recommendations for treating high blood pressure released by an expert panel has essentially called for less people to receive prescribed medications. Formed under the National Institutes of Health, the Eighth Joint National Committee has published an update to the last set of high blood pressure guidelines in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The last set of recommendations was issued in 2003....

2013-12-18 13:41:25

Presented by the American Society of Hypertension Inc. and the International Society of Hypertension High blood pressure affects approximately one in three adults in the Americas, Europe, some Asian countries and Australia, and one billion people worldwide. Because of this epidemic, The American Society of Hypertension, Inc. (ASH) and the International Society of Hypertension (ISH) are pleased to announce the creation of first-of-their-kind guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of...

2013-12-13 09:53:14

Children of 2-parent homes grow up to have lower rates of adult hypertension In a study of African-American men, researchers from the National Institutes of Health found that boys who grew up in two-parent homes were less likely to have high blood pressure as adults compared to those raised by a single parent. Reported in the Dec. 12, 2013, issue of the journal Hypertension, this is the first study of an African-American population to document an association between childhood family living...

2013-12-12 23:02:41

The 2014 American Heart Association Go Red for Women Chair is Natalie Baro. Miami, FL (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Natalie Baro, President and CEO of Michelsen Advertising, is the newly appointed Chair for the American Heart Association’s 2014 Go Red for Women campaign serving Miami -Dade and Broward; a campaign to raise awareness about heart disease, the No. 1 killer of women. As the 2014 Go Red for Women Chair, Natalie will be leading the fundraising efforts by securing corporate and...


Latest Blood pressure Reference Libraries

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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