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Low-Sodium Diets Could Prevent Kidney Failure, Heart Disease
2013-11-08 10:04:51

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Lowering the salt intake of heart and kidney patients could help prevent renal failure or cardiovascular disease, according to new research appearing online in Thursday’s edition of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. Excessive sodium consumption is frequently associated with an increased risk of heart disease and declining kidney function, and chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients are more likely to be affected...

2013-11-07 23:01:00

Griffin employees participated in a medical weight loss program that generated positive results for the employees and the Hospital. Obese workers cost employers more and are less productive. Shelton, CT (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 In February 2012, Griffin Hospital implemented the Medi-Weightloss® Corporate Wellness Program as a benefit to employees. In October 2013, an analysis was conducted to determine the amount of money Griffin Hospital saved. Cost savings were calculated using...

2013-11-06 23:26:21

There is a brand new article on the site Vkool.com that introduces 11 home remedies to lower high blood pressure. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 The writing on the site Vkool.com includes 2 main sections. Within the article, people will learn 11 home remedies to lower high blood pressure that are proven to work. People, who desire to reduce the blood pressure level without using costly drugs, pills, or any other medical interference, can make use of the best advice to lower high...

2013-11-06 23:01:13

First Annual NYC 02 Breathe Gala to Feature MSNBC anchor and NBC News Correspondent Craig Melvin as Master of Ceremonies New York, NY (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 The Pulmonary Hypertension Association’s (PHA) 1st Annual New York City O2 breathe Gala will honor the legacy of Dr. Robyn Barst and will feature 2011 AVON National and International Songwriting Competition Winner, singer-songwriter Chloe Temtchine. Mere months after her diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension (PH) caused by PVOD,...

Improved Blood Pressure Guidelines May Prevent More Heart Attacks
2013-11-06 09:29:49

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Rethinking the approach to treating high blood pressure with medication could prevent over one-fourth of heart attacks and strokes, as well as lower the overall use of medication, according to a new study in the journal Circulation. "Drugs that lower blood pressure are among the most effective and commonly used medications in the country, but we believe they can be used dramatically more effectively," said study author Dr. Jeremy...

2013-11-04 16:41:22

In 3-year follow-up after bariatric surgery, substantial weight loss was observed among individuals who were severely obese, with most of the change occurring during the first year; however, there was variability in the amount of weight loss, as well as in diabetes, blood pressure, and lipid outcomes, according to a study published online by JAMA. "Bariatric surgery results in large, sustained weight loss in severely obese [body mass index (BMI) ≥ 35] populations. Although generally...

2013-10-30 23:33:11

The Blood Pressure Solution is a newly-launched, all-natural program, available at BloodPressureSolution.com, which aims to teach people how to lower their high blood pressure safely and effectively through specific dietary and lifestyle changes. (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 The American Heart Association states, "High blood pressure is called "the Silent Killer" because it has no symptoms, so you may not be aware that it's damaging your arteries, heart and other vital...


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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 landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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