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Women Vulnerable High Blood Pressure
2014-01-02 12:48:09

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from researchers at Wake Forest University has found that women may be more vulnerable to the effects of high blood pressure than men. Published in the journal Therapeutic Advances in Cardiovascular Disease, the study found that women may experience more negative cardiovascular effects than men at the same elevated blood pressure level. "The medical community thought that high blood pressure was the same for both sexes and...

2013-12-22 23:00:14

Blood Pressure Reduction Guide designed by Paul Johnson is the latest book that helps people reduce their hypertension dramatically. From the site Vinamy.com, Tom Roye performed a full Blood Pressure Reduction Guide review that points out if this book is trustworthy. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) December 22, 2013 High blood pressure or hypertension is a chronic medical condition in which the blood pressure in the arteries is elevated. Hypertension can increase the risk of heart disease and stroke....

Heart Disease, Stroke Continue To Be Top Health Threats In America
2013-12-20 07:10:20

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Each year, the American Heart Association (AHA) publishes the Heart Disease and Stroke Statistical Update in the journal Circulation. This year's report reveals that heart disease and stroke remain two of the top four killers of Americans, as well as posing a significant threat to millions of others. Reflecting the most up-to-date statistics on heart disease, stroke or other vascular diseases and their risk factors, the report is the...

NIH Issues New Blood Pressure Medication Guidelines
2013-12-18 17:49:57

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online A new set of recommendations for treating high blood pressure released by an expert panel has essentially called for less people to receive prescribed medications. Formed under the National Institutes of Health, the Eighth Joint National Committee has published an update to the last set of high blood pressure guidelines in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The last set of recommendations was issued in 2003....

2013-12-18 13:41:25

Presented by the American Society of Hypertension Inc. and the International Society of Hypertension High blood pressure affects approximately one in three adults in the Americas, Europe, some Asian countries and Australia, and one billion people worldwide. Because of this epidemic, The American Society of Hypertension, Inc. (ASH) and the International Society of Hypertension (ISH) are pleased to announce the creation of first-of-their-kind guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of...

2013-12-13 09:53:14

Children of 2-parent homes grow up to have lower rates of adult hypertension In a study of African-American men, researchers from the National Institutes of Health found that boys who grew up in two-parent homes were less likely to have high blood pressure as adults compared to those raised by a single parent. Reported in the Dec. 12, 2013, issue of the journal Hypertension, this is the first study of an African-American population to document an association between childhood family living...

2013-12-11 12:01:10

Detectable blood viral load nearly doubles the prevalence of heart disease HIV causes structural heart disease according to research presented at EuroEcho-Imaging 2013 by Dr Nieves Montoro from Madrid, Spain. The findings support the introduction of cardiovascular screening in all HIV patients, particularly those with a positive blood viral load. EuroEcho-Imaging 2013 is the official annual meeting of the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI), a registered branch of the...

2013-12-11 11:47:37

Among patients with obstructive sleep apnea and hypertension that requires 3 or more medications to control, continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment for 12 weeks resulted in a decrease in 24-hour average and diastolic blood pressure and an improvement in the nocturnal blood pressure pattern, compared to patients who did not receive CPAP, according to a study appearing in the December 11issue of JAMA. "Systemic hypertension is one of the most treatable cardiovascular risk...


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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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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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