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Anyone with blood pressure that's higher than the optimal 120/80 mmHg may be more likely to have a stroke
Blood Pressure Reduction Guide made by Paul Johnson is the latest program for hypertension sufferers who want to lower the risk of a heart attack or stroke.
The global market for peripheral vascular surgical devices was valued at $5.8 billion in 2012 and at $6.2 billion for 2013.
New research has discovered a possible link between differences in interarm blood pressure and an increased risk of a future cardiovascular event, presenting new evidence to support the belief that diagnostic tests should be measured in both arms.
A new study, published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, reveals that medications used by many older people to control their blood pressure also increases the risk of serious fall injuries by 30 to 40 percent.
A new research review from a joint team of Japanese and American doctors has found that switching to a vegetarian diet can be an effective means for lowering blood pressure.
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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