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2014-08-05 17:26:14

The JAMA Network Journals Bottom Line: 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. Author: Rebecca F. Gottesman, M.D., Ph.D., of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, and colleagues. Background: Evidence suggests hypertension is a risk factor for cognitive change and dementia and midlife hypertension may be...

2014-04-28 12:30:28

DUBLIN, Apr. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/b9jbpq/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Hypertension Drugs Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Hypertension, also referred as arterial hypertension or high BP, is a chronic medical condition in which the arterial blood pressure is elevated to an undesired level. Lifestyle habits such as diet, exercising, and smoking...

2014-03-24 20:23:52

DUBLIN, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/skgh5l/investigation) has announced the addition of the "Investigation Report on China Telmisartan Market" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/skgh5l/investigation ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) According to statistics from WHO, one-third of the world's adults have high blood pressure. Death toll...

2014-02-16 23:01:56

Transparency Market Research Report Added "Anti-Hypertensive Drugs Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its database. Browse Full Report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/anti-hypertensive-drugs.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) February 16, 2014 Hypertension is a chronic medical condition in which the arterial blood pressure is elevated to an undesired level. Also referred to as arterial hypertension or high blood...

2013-10-07 12:41:31

Embargoed tip sheet from Annals of Internal Medicine The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) found insufficient evidence to recommend for or against routine screening for primary hypertension in asymptomatic children and adolescents. Hypertension in children and adolescents has increased over the past several decades, which may be attributable to the climb in childhood overweight and obesity rates. An estimated 11 percent of obese children in the United States suffer from...

2013-09-13 11:11:22

Measuring sodium in a child's urine may help doctors identify those at risk for having high blood pressure later in life, according to a study presented at the American Heart Association High Blood Pressure Research Scientific Sessions 2013. In a small study, researchers used a new protocol to quickly screen 19 children who were 10-19-year-olds. Researchers found that of the eight who retained sodium seven had high blood pressure. The inability to properly excrete sodium in the body can...

2013-09-08 23:03:54

Natural Blood Pressure Reduction created by Paul Johnson is a new book that teaches people how to lower high blood pressure naturally. A full Natural Blood Pressure Reduction overview on the site Vkoolelite indicates if the book is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) September 08, 2013 Natural Blood Pressure Reduction book provides people with easy ways to get rid of bad habits like smoking and drinking alcohol to excess. After Paul Johnson launched this book, a lot of customers have used...

2013-03-14 11:08:15

Vitamin D supplements significantly reduced blood pressure in the first large controlled study of African-Americans, researchers report in the American Heart Association journal Hypertension. In the prospective trial, a three-month regimen of daily vitamin D increased circulating blood levels of vitamin D and resulted in a decrease in systolic blood pressure ranging from .7 to four mmHg (depending upon the dose given), compared with no change in participants who received a placebo....

2012-10-15 14:33:12

Playing soccer (football) could be the best way for people with high blood pressure, known as hypertension, to improve their fitness, normalize their blood pressure and reduce their risk of stroke. Research from Universities of Exeter and Copenhagen, and Gentofte University Hospital in Denmark, published today (Monday 15 October 2012) in the journal Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, suggests that soccer training prevents cardiovascular disease in middle-aged men with hypertension...


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