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2014-03-13 23:04:47

Many Health Care Consumers Don't Know Simple Health Terms Bethesda MD (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 When it comes to understanding basic health information, many Americans do not understand simple terms, even some of America's biggest chronic conditions, so says a new survey from Health Literacy Innovations (HLI), a company that creates tools to eliminate confusion from low health literacy. Using Amazon Mechanical Turk (MTurk), a crowdsourcing Internet site, HLI asked 1,000 respondents...

2014-03-13 12:29:35

LONDON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: MediPoint: Renal Denervation - EU Analysis and Market Forecasts MediPoint: Renal Denervation - EU Analysis and Market Forecasts SummaryNumerous medical device news sources and industry executives have proclaimed renal denervation to be the top medical device breakthrough of the past two years, and for good reason. Hypertension is one of the most prevalent chronic conditions...

Meta-analysis Shows Any Blood Pressure Reading Above Normal Could Increase Risk Of Stroke
2014-03-13 08:36:52

American Academy of Neurology Anyone with blood pressure that's higher than the optimal 120/80 mmHg may be more likely to have a stroke, according to a new meta-analysis published in the March 12, 2014, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. The meta-analysis looked at all of the available research on the risk of developing stroke in people with "prehypertension," or blood pressure higher than optimal but lower than the threshold to be...

2014-03-12 23:27:12

Blood Pressure Reduction Guide made by Paul Johnson is the latest program for hypertension sufferers who want to lower the risk of a heart attack or stroke. A full review on the site HealthReviewCenter.com indicates if it is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Blood Pressure Reduction Guide is the latest program for hypertension sufferers who want to get natural methods to dramatically reduce their blood pressure levels. This program will teach people how to lower the risk of...

2014-03-12 23:04:39

The global market for peripheral vascular surgical devices was valued at $5.8 billion in 2012 and at $6.2 billion for 2013. BCC Research expects the market to grow to $8.4 billion by 2018, and register a five-year compound annual growth rate of 6.3% from 2013 to 2018. Wellesley, Mass. (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 According to a new technical market research report Peripheral Vascular Surgical Devices: Technologies and Global Markets, from BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com), the global...

2014-03-10 08:22:19

-- Bayer's Adempas (riociguat tablets) approved for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH)(1), which affects up to 2000 Canadians(2) -- Adempas provides novel and specific approach to treat different types of pulmonary hypertension (PH), a serious condition of the heart and lungs -- Only drug in Canada indicated to treat two rare types of PH - PAH and chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH)(1,3) TORONTO, March...

2014-03-07 23:24:09

Live Well Medical Centers Orlando’s Primary focus is prevention of illness, with a team of Internal Medicine, Primary Care, and Family Medicine specialists using a progressive approach with proven Anti-Aging Philosophies and Bioidentical Hormone Therapy that includes a thorough evaluation of all hormonal systems and general state of health. An unbalanced hormonal state has been proven to have a direct effect on Diabetes, Menopause, Andropause, Osteoporosis, Hypertension, and many more...

Blood Pressure Should Be Measured In Both Arms
2014-02-26 08:33:55

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online New research led by Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston has discovered a possible link between differences in interarm blood pressure and an increased risk of a future cardiovascular event, presenting new evidence to support the belief that diagnostic tests should be measured in both arms. Typically, medical care providers take blood pressure measurements using just one arm. However, the new study, which appears in the March...

Rise In Fall Injuries Tied To Medication Used To Control Hypertension
2014-02-26 06:33:58

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study, published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, reveals that medications used by many older people to control their blood pressure also increase the risk of serious fall injuries by 30 to 40 percent. According to the Yale School of Medicine research team, these injuries have a similar effect on mortality and functional loss as the strokes and heart attacks the blood pressure drugs are meant to prevent. It has long been...

2014-02-25 23:04:22

On Rare Disease Day, February 28, the Pulmonary Hypertension Association and PH community will celebrate the approval of three new PH treatments since October 2013 and join the National Organization of Rare Disorders in spreading the word that more needs to be done for the nearly one in ten Americans living with a rare disease. Silver Spring, Maryland (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 On Rare Disease Day, February 28, the pulmonary hypertension (PH) community will celebrate the approval of three...


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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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