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2014-02-11 20:22:36

DUBLIN, February 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/97ntnn/blood_pressure) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Blood Pressure Monitoring and Measurement Instruments Market" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/97ntnn/blood_pressure ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets...

2014-02-11 12:27:11

DUBLIN, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kbggl2/patient ) has announced the addition of the "Patient Self-Monitoring: Devices, Markets, Players and Prospects" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The ability of patients to monitor their own serum levels is deemed to be a critical tool in reducing the pathological effects of poorly controlled disease factors. For conditions other...

2014-02-07 23:21:07

“How To Naturally Reduce And Help High Blood Pressure” made by Germaine Hudson is the latest program that teaches people how to lower their hypertension quickly without expensive drugs or pills. A full review on the site HealthReviewCenter.com indicates if “How To Naturally Reduce And Help High Blood Pressure” is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 How To Naturally Reduce And Help High Blood Pressure is the latest program that teaches people how to lower their...

2014-02-07 12:54:08

American Heart Association/American Stroke Association scientific statement For the first time, guidelines have been developed for preventing stroke in women. "If you are a woman, you share many of the same risk factors for stroke with men, but your risk is also influenced by hormones, reproductive health, pregnancy, childbirth and other sex-related factors," said Cheryl Bushnell, M.D., M.H.S., author of the new scientific statement published in the American Heart Association journal...

2014-02-06 08:29:10

LONDON, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:China Market for Blood Pressure Monitors Through 2018Short DescriptionThis research report provides key market trends, market forecasts and competitive scenario of the blood pressure monitors in China through 2018.The product categories covered in this report include: -- Mercury BP Monitors-- Aneroid BP Monitors-- Automatic BP MonitorsScopeThe report highlights historic and...

2014-02-05 11:28:09

In an analysis of blood pressure patterns over a 25-year span from young adulthood to middle age, individuals who exhibited elevated and increasing blood pressure levels throughout this time period had greater odds of having higher measures of coronary artery calcification (a measure of coronary artery atherosclerosis), according to a study in the February 5 issue of JAMA. "Blood pressure (BP) represents a major modifiable risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD). Current risk...

2014-02-04 23:24:21

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association St. Louis Support Group will host a March 28 trivia night to support research into pulmonary hypertension, a chronic, life-changing disease of the heart and lungs. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 The Pulmonary Hypertension Association St. Louis Support Group will be hosting a trivia night on March 28 to raise money for research and to create awareness about pulmonary hypertension. Pulmonary hypertension is a chronic and life-changing disease...

2014-02-04 11:23:37

Intensive blood pressure and cholesterol lowering was not associated with reduced risk for diabetes-related cognitive decline in older patients with long-standing type 2 diabetes mellitus, according to a study by Jeff D. Williamson, M.D., M.H.S., of the Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, N.C., and colleagues. Patients with type 2 diabetes (T2DM) are at increased risk for decline in cognitive function, for reduced brain volume and increased white matter lesions on brain imaging,...

High Blood Pressure Rates Highest In South Africa
2014-02-04 08:38:45

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new global study sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO), South Africa has the highest rate of high blood pressure among people 50 years old and over for any country in the world. Study researchers found that 78 percent of participants from South Africa tested positive for high blood pressure, or hypertension. Published in the International Journal of Epidemiology, the study was focused on the health of...

2014-02-03 23:03:11

AtCor Medical's Noninvasive Central Aortic Blood Pressure and Arterial Stiffness Technology Now Available in Canada Itasca, IL (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 AtCor Medical (ASX: ACG), the developer and marketer of the SphygmoCor® system which measures central aortic blood pressures and arterial stiffness noninvasively, today announced that its SphygmoCor XCEL system has been approved by Health Canada, allowing AtCor to sell its new system to Canadian customers. Canada’s population...


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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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