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Healthy Lifestyle Choices May Dramatically Reduce Risk Of Heart Attack In Men

Rachel Cagan, American College of Cardiology Four out of five heart attacks may be prevented with healthy behaviors Following a healthy lifestyle, including maintaining a healthy weight and diet, exercise, not smoking and moderating alcohol...

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2014-09-29 23:02:08

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association has accredited its first six Pulmonary Hypertension Care Centers in a program that seeks to improve overall quality of care ultimately improve outcomes of patients with pulmonary hypertension. Silver Spring, Md. (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 The Pulmonary Hypertension Association has accredited its first six Pulmonary Hypertension Care Centers (PHCC) in a program that seeks to improve overall quality of care and ultimately improve outcomes of patients...

2014-09-29 04:21:35

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVRx, Inc., a private medical device company, announced today it received CE Mark approval from the National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI) of the Barostim neo System(TM) for the treatment of heart failure. The therapy is approved for use in heart failure patients having an ejection fraction <= 35% and a New York Heart Failure Classification of III without restriction on QRS duration, concomitant medical device treatment or presence of...

2014-09-23 12:30:38

Grant to help with blood pressure control and reduction of health care disparities OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente, the nation's largest integrated health care system, will support the American Heart Association in a broad effort to improve blood pressure control for African-Americans in two U.S. cities over three years. The program will depend upon community-based efforts, as well as doctors and patients, to help decrease the burden of the so called...

2014-09-22 04:21:48

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVRx, Inc., a private medical device company, announced today it secured a $15 million growth capital debt facility from Silicon Valley Bank. "Obtaining this funding significantly extends our cash availability to advance CVRx's hypertension and heart failure businesses. This growth capital will help ensure that CVRx can continue to invest aggressively in the market development and clinical activities required to deliver Barostim Therapy for these...

2014-09-19 23:07:14

HelpRx.info, the leading provider of free prescription discounts, now offers discounts on all common high blood pressure medications. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Script Relief, operator of HelpRx.info, now offers free Rx discounts on all commonly prescribed high blood pressure medications. HelpRx.info is the leading provider of free online drug coupons and has saved its users over $600,000,000 on prescription costs. To further its mission of making prescription medications...

2014-09-16 23:02:05

This family focused event that includes a 5K and 1 mile Run/Walk continues a unique collaboration between the University of Colorado Denver and Children's Hospital Colorado -- both national and world leaders in PH research and patient care. Silver Spring, Md. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Who: The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA), The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and Children’s Hospital Colorado are hosting Colorado PH in the Park 2014. PHA is the country’s...

2014-09-16 20:27:29

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ROX Medical today presented positive results from the CONTROL-HTN trial, an international multi-center, prospective, randomized, controlled, blinded endpoint study of the ROX Coupler for the treatment of arterial hypertension. The CONTROL-HTN trial, NCT01642498, evaluated the safety and efficacy of a percutaneous procedure creating a fixed connection between a central artery and vein in the upper leg - for the treatment of...

2014-09-15 12:27:26

BOSTON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adults who consume a high-protein diet may be at a lower risk for developing high blood pressure (HBP). The study, published in the American Journal of Hypertension, by researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), found participants consuming the highest amount of protein (an average of 100 g protein/day) had a 40 percent lower risk of having high blood pressure compared to the lowest intake level. One of three U.S. adults has...

2014-09-15 08:29:48

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the Carolina Men's Clinic (http://thecarolinamensclinic.com/), Dr. Hansen and his staff treat men with erectile dysfunction every day, so they're in an excellent position to note the underlying factors influencing this condition. One such factor, the use of pharmaceuticals for treating high blood pressure, has become a focal point for the clinic. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140912/145822 "Erectile dysfunction often has a...

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. Taking combination pills, exercising, and eating less sodium can help. Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 High blood pressure is a leading cause of stroke and heart disease. Dozens of medications and other therapies are available to treat high blood pressure, also known as hypertension. Yet many people can't get...


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Hypertension (journal)
2012-05-14 11:48:30

Hypertension is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 1979 and published monthly by the American Heart Association (AHA). As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is John E. Hall (University of Mississippi). Publishing formats include original manuscripts, invited review summaries, invited case-based reviews, recent study highlights, invited brief commentaries, scientific or technical tutorials, letter to the editor, and novel findings of unusual interest. This journal focuses on...

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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'