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Elsevier Health Sciences The World Health Organization recommends that youth participate in a minimum of 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) each day. Studies have shown that youth experience most of their MVPA during...

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2014-07-09 16:28:09

DUBLIN, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6scjt6/hemodynamic) has announced the addition of the "Hemodynamic Monitoring Devices - Emerging Markets (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa And South Korea), 2012-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 BRICSS Hemodynamic Monitoring Devices market value is expected to reach US$281 million by 2016, primarily supported by the product types -...

Moderate Aerobic Exercise May Benefit Those With Parkinson's Disease
2014-07-03 09:20:00

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new study in the journal Neurology, taking regular brisk walks may help bring relief to those coping with Parkinson’s disease. “This is probably one of the hottest topics in Parkinson’s research right now,” Beth Fisher, a researcher at the University of Southern California, said to Reuters' Kathryn Doyle in commenting on the new study. In the study, researchers had 60 people with mild to moderate...

2014-06-17 16:25:52

HAMPTON, N.J., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bellerophon Therapeutics, LLC, a clinical stage biotherapeutics company, today announced that it has completed enrollment of its 80-patient Phase 2 clinical trial of INOpulse for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). PAH is a life-threatening, progressive disorder characterized by abnormal constriction of the arteries of the lung, leading to increased blood pressure in the lungs and abnormal strain on the heart's right...

2014-06-02 04:21:27

ESPOO, Finland, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tracking - Insight - Understanding: Optimize training with PulseOn Name PulseOn [http://www.pulseon.com ] Quick pitch PulseOn offers a combination of comfort and style that has never been seen before, to make heart rate monitoring easier than ever. The small and stylish wrist device measures heart rate accurately and reliably from the wrist, without the need for a chest belt, allowing you to get...

2014-05-09 19:52:38

European Society of Cardiology Cardiac benefits comparable in those who began endurance exercise at an earlier or later stage in life A study of healthy senior men has found that "relatively intensive" endurance exercise confers benefits on the heart irrespective of the age at which they began training. The benefits were evident and comparable in those who had started training before the age of 30 or after the age of 40. As a result, said the investigators, 40 is not too old to start...

2014-05-09 13:42:49

Institute of Physics An implantable device that reduces blood pressure by sending electrical signals to the brain has been created by a group of researchers in Germany. The device has successfully reduced the blood pressure in rats by 40 per cent without any major side effects, and could offer hope for a significant proportion of patients worldwide who do not respond to existing medical treatment for the condition. The first results have been published today, 9 May, in IOP...

2014-05-06 15:03:38

American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report Maintaining or boosting your physical activity after age 65 can improve your heart's electrical well-being and lower your risk of heart attack, according to a study in the American Heart Association journal Circulation. In heart monitor recordings taken over five years, researchers found that people who walked more and faster and had more physically active leisure time had fewer irregular heart rhythms and greater heart rate...

Individualized Stroke Care From Bedside Optical Monitoring Of Cerebral Blood Flow
2014-03-23 14:12:57

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Using a University of Pennsylvania-designed device to noninvasively and continuously monitor cerebral blood flow (CBF) in acute stroke patients, researchers from Penn Medicine and the Department of Physics & Astronomy in Penn Arts and Sciences are now learning how head of bed (HOB) positioning affects blood flow reaching the brain. Most patients admitted to the hospital with an acute stroke are kept flat for at least 24 hours in an effort...

2014-02-27 12:27:56

SOUTHWEST RANCHES, Fla., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bankers Healthcare Group recently teamed up with the American Heart Association and Broward PULSE in the fight against heart disease. BHG joined on as the "Social Spark" to power the social media presence for the annual PULSE Red Party on February 15 in Fort Lauderdale. More than 400 PULSE supporters attended this year's event, helping to raise $180,000. "It is a privilege to support a cause that hits close to home for so many...

2014-01-24 11:19:56

Researchers at Tokyo Institute of Technology identify links between the palatability of various tastes and circulation in different parts of the face. Tastes deemed 'pleasant' increase blood flow in the eyelid according to a recent study by Hideaki Kashima, Yuka Hamada and Naoyuki Hayashi from the Prefectural University of Hiroshima, Kyushu University and Tokyo Institute of Technology. The research identifies links between the subjective perception of palatability with circulatory...


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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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