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2014-09-09 23:08:16

Nearly 10 percent of people with high blood pressure have resistant hypertension, meaning their blood pressure is still high despite taking at least three medications.

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2014-09-09 08:58:31

An Indiana University study has found that three easy -- one could even say slow -- five-minute walks can reverse harm caused to leg arteries during three hours of prolonged sitting.

2014-09-04 23:01:50

Pulmonary Hypertension Association - Midwest Chapter to hold inaugural Greater Detroit O2 Breathe 10K, 5K and Fun Walk. Chicago, Ill.

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2014-08-28 03:00:34

Cardiovascular patients should be cautious when exposed to high altitudes for leisure or work.

2014-08-18 08:28:53

Effects of an Oral Nitric Oxide Supplement on Functional Capacity and Blood Pressure in Adults with Prehypertension AUSTIN, Texas, Aug.

2014-08-05 17:26:14

Hypertension in middle age (48 to 67 years) was associated with a greater, although still a modest, decline in cognition over a 20-year period compared with individuals who had normal blood pressure.

2014-08-05 12:04:58

The mantra for treatment for high blood pressure has been "the lower, the better," but that goal can potentially put patients at risk of kidney failure or death.

2014-08-01 08:26:30

Breakthrough Predictive Blood Pressure Solution for the Cardiology Landscape VANCOUVER, Wash., Aug.


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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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