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2013-09-04 08:31:01

AQUARIUS trial data show Aliskiren reduced incidents of death, stroke, heart attack Patients with clogged and hardened arteries who already have their blood pressure under control may benefit from an additional blood pressure-lowering medication, according to research from the Cleveland Clinic Coordinating Center for Clinical Research (C5Research). The researchers found that the renin-inhibitor aliskiren tended to slow coronary disease progression and reduced the risk of death, stroke...

Hypertension Rampant Untreated
2013-09-04 08:42:11

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Many people with hypertension, or high blood pressure, are unaware of their condition, and too few of those who are receive adequate therapy, according to a study published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). The study, which included more than 142,000 participants from 17 countries, found that more than one-half of those with hypertension were unaware they had high blood pressure, while only...

2013-09-04 08:16:52

In a study that included more than 140,000 participants from17 countries of varying income levels, researchers found a large gap between both detection and control of hypertension across all countries studied, with just over half of participants with hypertension aware of their diagnosis, and about one-third of those being treated for hypertension successfully controlling their blood pressure, according to a study in the September 4 issue of JAMA. "High blood pressure is the leading cause...

2013-08-30 23:29:13

Siragusa Vein and Vascular launches new health campaign via social media to educate public about the causes of arterial disease. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 The Siragusa Vein and Vascular Center in Nashville, TN has published a new article on their website describing the causes of arterial disease and peripheral arterial disease. According to the vein center, peripheral arterial disease can result in limited mobility, impaired wound healing, infection, and limb loss if left...

Hypertension Program Linked To Increase In Blood Pressure Control Rates
2013-08-21 04:44:37

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online One California health system’s efforts to help high blood pressure patients through a comprehensive treatment program resulted in a reduction in hypertension-related stroke and heart disease risk, claims research published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). Through the program, experts from Kaiser Permanente Northern California (a coalition of 21 hospitals and 73 doctors’ offices) managed to...

2013-08-20 16:25:09

Sustained success leads to reduced risk of stroke and heart disease for patients OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente Northern California nearly doubled the rate of blood pressure control among adult members with diagnosed hypertension between 2001 and 2009 through one of the largest, community-based hypertension programs in the nation, as reported today in the Journal of the American Medical Association. (Logo:...

2013-08-20 10:33:28

1. Too-low Diastolic Blood Pressure Can be Deadly for CKD Patients Having too-low diastolic blood pressure (DBP) may be deadly for patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Blood pressure (BP) recommendations are stricter for patients with CKD than for the general population and focus on lowering actual BP (the measurement of both systolic BP [SBP] and DBP) without consideration for achieving a DBP that is too low. Researchers reviewed health records for 651,749 U.S. veterans with CKD to...

2013-08-16 23:19:18

This research report categorizes the global vital signs monitoring market into geography and by product. The market is further broken down by geography with exhaustive revenue analysis as well as the forecast up to 2018. (PRWEB) August 16, 2013 The report “Vital Signs Monitoring Market - Market Landscape Analysis of Blood Pressure Monitoring Devices, Pulse Oximeters and Temperature Monitoring Devices - Forecasts up to 2018,” analyzes and studies the major market drivers, restraints,...

2013-08-15 23:25:34

Blood Pressure Miracle created by Frank Mangano is a new book that gives people a natural and advanced methods for blood pressure control. A full Blood Pressure Miracle overview on the site HealthReviewCenter.com indicates if the book is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 Blood Pressure Miracle created by Frank Mangano is a new book reveals to people the cholesterol lowering diet, and ways to find out causes of their hypertension. After this book was launched, a lot of...

2013-08-12 23:23:31

High Blood Pressure Remedy Report created by Craig Anderson is a new book that covers an effective treatment for high blood pressure. A full High Blood Pressure Remedy Report overview on the site Vkool.com indicates if the book is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 High Blood Pressure Remedy Report created by Craig Anderson is a new book that covers an effective treatment for high blood pressure. After this book was launched, a lot of customers have used it for discovering...


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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