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2013-05-17 23:20:43

Revolutionary supplement can lower your blood pressure and improve your quality of life Wainwright, Alberta, Canada (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 ProArgi9Challenge.net, a website dedicated to giving health conscious consumers the opportunity to buy and experience ProArgi-9+, has announced its offering of the acclaimed supplement to the public. ProArgi-9+ is now for sale via ProArgi9Challenge.net and can be purchased through a number of secure, easy payment methods. People can lower their blood...

Study Says Cell Phones Lower Blood Pressure, Yoga Brings It Down
2013-05-17 15:40:10

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online New research has identified a number of triggers that raise and lower blood pressure, such as talking on cell phones and doing yoga, respectively. High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a growing health concern in the US and has mirrored the rise in obesity in recent decades. It affects approximately one billion people worldwide, and one in three adults in the United States. The new research highlights both known and...

Researchers Develop Paper-Thin Heart Monitor Worn On The Skin
2013-05-16 11:58:56

[WATCH VIDEO: Stanford's Wearable Heart Monitor] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A team from Stanford University writing in the journal Nature Communications say they have developed a wearable heart monitor that is thinner than a dollar bill. The engineers combined layers of flexible materials into pressure sensors to create the new skin-like heart monitor. They said their device could be used to continuously track heart health and provide doctors with a...

Lower Sodium Intake May Not Be Healthiest Option
2013-05-15 11:23:21

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Most studies that examine the link between sodium consumption and health outcomes support recommendations that lower sodium intake is necessary to combat serious health risks such as heart disease and stroke. However, new evidence from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) suggests that lowering sodium intake to below 2,300mg per day could also lead to adverse health effects. On average, Americans today consume more than 3,400 mg 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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  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
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This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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