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Everest Expedition Provides First Evidence Of Effects Of

Everest Expedition Provides First Evidence Of Effects Of Altitude On Blood Pressure

Emma Mason, European Society of Cardiology Cardiovascular patients should be cautious when exposed to high altitudes for leisure or work An expedition to Mount Everest by Italian researchers has shown for the first time that blood pressure...

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2014-08-28 08:27:40

DM2 ENABLE Study data to be presented today at the 19th Annual Meeting of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EnteroMedics Inc. (NASDAQ: ETRM), the developer of medical devices using neuroblocking technology to treat obesity, metabolic diseases and other gastrointestinal disorders, announced that three year diabetes, hypertension and weight loss data from the Company's DM2 ENABLE Study of...

2014-08-27 23:01:44

PHA has endorsed the American College of Chest Physicians guidelines for the management and treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension in adults. Silver Spring, Md. (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 The American College of Chest Physicians(CHEST) recently released guidelines for the management and treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) in adults, Pharmacological Therapy for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in Adults: CHEST Guideline, in the journal CHEST. The guidelines are free to...

Sleep Apnea Severity Impacts Risk Of Resistant High Blood Pressure
2014-08-18 03:20:28

American Academy of Sleep Medicine A new study shows a strong association between severe, untreated obstructive sleep apnea and the risk of elevated blood pressure despite the use of high blood pressure medications. The study involved patients who had cardiovascular risk factors or established heart disease and moderate or severe obstructive sleep apnea. Among participants prescribed at least three antihypertensives including a diuretic, resistant elevated blood pressure was more...

salt debate
2014-08-14 07:39:57

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Consuming too much salt has long been associated with risk of high blood pressure, but cutting back too much on sodium could also be hazardous to your health, according to research appearing in the latest edition of the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM). Lead author Dr. Martin O’Donnel of McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario and his colleagues concluded in their study that consuming less than three grams of sodium per...

2014-08-09 23:03:02

On Tuesday, July 15th, Duke Realty kicked off its Wellness Initiative, starting with a presentation on the American Heart Association’s “Life’s Simple 7™” in association with the Disque Foundation. Rosemont, IL (PRWEB) August 09, 2014 On Tuesday, July 15th, Duke Realty kicked off its Wellness Initiative, starting with a presentation on the American Heart Association’s “Life’s Simple 7™” in association with the Disque Foundation. Chris Peters, a registered nurse with...

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...

2014-08-05 12:04:58

Kaiser Permanente 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, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Researchers examined the electronic health records of nearly 400,000 Kaiser Permanente patients in Southern California who were taking medications to treat high blood pressure from January 2006 through...

2014-08-04 16:26:22

PASADENA, Calif., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 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, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO Researchers examined the electronic health records of nearly 400,000 Kaiser Permanente patients in Southern California...

2014-07-31 23:18:56

"Blood Pressure Solution" reviews have been flooding the Internet and HealthyandFitZone.com reveals the truth about this program that promises natural remedies to lower blood pressure. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Blood Pressure Solution claims to offer natural methods that are better than doctor prescribed medication to lower one’s blood pressure. This has caught the attention of HealthyandFitZone.com’s Stan Stevenson, prompting an investigative review. “Our Blood...

2014-07-31 23:18:01

Health professionals at Veteran's Administration hospitals and clinics can more accurately diagnose patients using the BpTRU Blood Pressure Monitor by eliminating the effects of white coat hypertension. Issaquah, WA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Recent studies at the Cleveland Clinic have shown 25% of patients report elevated blood pressure at the physician's office, but not at home. This has been called white coat hypertension and is attributed to anxiety related to an examination by a...


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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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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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