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2013-01-03 05:02:03

Since 2009, Rosellica has offered the natural blood pressure and heart-health benefits of Hibiscus sabdariffa in capsule form. Now strict vegetarians can enjoy these benefits too. River Forest, IL (PRWEB) January 02, 2013 For the benefit of vegetarian consumers looking to manage their blood pressure naturally, the newest Rosellica® formulation uses only plant-derived ingredients. For generations, the edible flower Hibiscus sabdariffa has been used around the world to help manage heart...

2012-12-19 05:01:02

Creator of popular virtual medical iPhone app MyBloodWorks comments on new study published in the journal BMJ, and encourages pregnant women to discuss hypertension monitoring and management with their physician. (PRWEB) December 18, 2012 Glen Ogle, creator of the virtual medical app MyBloodWorks, is encouraging pregnant women to talk to their doctor about a recent study published in the journal BMJ, which suggests that women who experience high blood pressure during pregnancy may be at a...

2012-12-12 05:02:37

A new study shows a link between children and teenagers´ increased sodium intake and their risk of developing high blood pressure, which grows if the child or teen is overweight or obese. Slava Volman, a day care provider and educator, encourages parents and caretakers to help kids make changes to improve their diets and overall health. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 11, 2012 New research from the CDC demonstrates a connection between children and teenagers' high sodium intake and their...

2012-12-10 16:23:54

OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- New research suggests that making prescription refills more affordable and easier to get may reduce disparities among hypertension patients. An analysis of more than 44,000 patients recently diagnosed with high blood pressure in Kaiser Permanente Northern California identified important differences in medicine-taking behaviors among racial and ethnic groups. Lower copayments and the use of mail-order pharmacy increased refills of blood-pressure...

2012-12-03 08:27:08

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- iHealth Labs Inc., the pioneering designer and manufacturer of mobile personal healthcare products for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, today announced a new partnership with Evernote, the company that's helping the world remember everything, and Practice Fusion, the largest doctor-patient community. This new partnership lets consumers track and share their results in Evernote, and enables the efficient communication of relevant health information between...

2012-11-29 13:04:19

...but only when exposure is less than one hour The scents which permeate our health spas from aromatic essential oils may provide more benefits than just a sense of rest and well-being. For according to a new study(1) in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, the essential oils which form the basis of aromatherapy for stress relief are also reported to have a beneficial effect on heart rate and blood pressure following short-term exposure - and may therefore reduce the...

2012-11-08 12:27:14

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Vessix Vascular, Inc., a developer of novel percutaneous radiofrequency (RF) balloon catheter technology for the treatment of hypertension, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX). The acquisition is expected to close by the end of November 2012. The agreement calls for an upfront payment of $125 million, plus $300 million in additional clinical and sales-based...

Young Adults Go Undiagnosed When It Comes To High Blood Pressure
2012-11-06 14:47:09

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Doctors are less likely to diagnose an 18 to 24 year old with high blood pressure during visits than those 60 and older, according to a new study. Findings presented at the American Heart Association´s Scientific Sessions 2012 showed that most young adults with high blood pressure remain undiagnosed after four years of regular doctor's care. “These young patients come to the clinic and their blood pressure is...

High Blood Pressure Could Damage Brain In Younger People
2012-11-02 06:14:22

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers at University of California, Davis found that high blood pressure could damage the brain's structure and function in people as young as 40. They found accelerated brain aging among hypertensive and prehypertensive individuals in their 40s, including damage to the structural integrity of the brain's white matter and the volume of its gray matter. This suggests that vascular brain injury "develops insidiously over the...

Astronauts Experience Low Blood Pressure When Returning To Earth
2012-10-26 03:58:37

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists reported in the FASEB Journal that they have determined a major cause of astronauts experiencing low blood pressure after returning to Earth from space. The report solves the biological mystery of how this happens by showing that low gravity compromises the ability of arteries and veins to contract normally. Prevention and treatment strategies developed for astronauts may also hold promise for elderly populations on Earth...


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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