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World Stroke Day - October 29, 2013
2013-10-28 04:41:33

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The role of caregivers in supporting those who have suffered a stroke, as well as myths and misconceptions surrounding the disease will be highlighted on Tuesday, October 29 as the global healthcare community marks World Stroke Day. A stroke attacks someone, regardless of age or gender, every two seconds, the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) said in a statement Friday. Six million people die as a result of a stroke every year,...

2013-10-25 10:35:02

For those suffering from cardiovascular disease, pharmaceutical or surgical interventions are sometimes the only way to improve their health. While lifestyle changes alone won’t help in those situations, doctors as Baylor College of Medicine say that making healthy choices should still be a cornerstone of reducing the risk for development of cardiovascular disease. “In some cases, lifestyle changes can help eliminate the need for pharmacologic therapy to treat certain risk factors such...

2013-10-22 23:19:40

The Salt Institute applauds the scientific integrity displayed by Hypertension Canada in their recent recommendation to raise the minimum level of sodium consumption from 1,500 to 2,000 mg per day. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 The Salt Institute applauds the scientific integrity displayed by Hypertension Canada in their recent recommendation to raise the minimum level of sodium consumption from 1,500 to 2,000 mg per day and hopes that the scientific evidence continues to drive...

2013-10-22 10:19:33

ACP's new guideline presents evidence-based recommendations for screening, monitoring, and treatment of adults with stage 1-3 chronic kidney disease The American College of Physicians (ACP) recommends against screening for chronic kidney disease (CKD) in asymptomatic adults without risk factors. ACP's new clinical practice guideline, "Screening, Monitoring, and Treatment of Stage 1-3 Chronic Kidney Disease", was published today in Annals of Internal Medicine, ACP's flagship journal....

2013-10-21 23:02:09

High blood pressure has been called a 'silent killer' and is considered a barometer of overall circulatory health. Claudia Lora, M.D. will discuss ways to maintain healthy blood pressure in this month's "Breakfast with the Docs" at the Oak Park Arms retirement community. (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 Claudia Lora, M.D. will lead a discussion on blood pressure at "Breakfast with the Docs" at 8:30 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 30 at the Oak Park Arms retirement community,...

2013-10-18 13:02:03

Women with this pregnancy complication may benefit from blood pressure monitoring to avoid longer-term risks, researchers say High blood pressure during pregnancy could dramatically raise a woman's lifetime risk of stroke, according to a study presented today at the Canadian Stroke Congress. "We've found that women who had high blood pressure during pregnancy could be at higher risk of stroke, particularly if they had pre-eclampsia, which is a more severe form of high blood pressure,"...

2013-10-17 23:21:36

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Challenges and Opportunities: in the Renal Denervation Market. London (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 Hypertension: Prevalence and Significance Hypertension is one of the most preventable causes of premature morbidity and mortality globally. It is a major risk factor for stroke, myocardial infarction, heart failure, chronic kidney disease, peripheral vascular disease, cognitive decline, damage to retinal blood vessels and visual...

2013-10-17 16:43:26

A Johns Hopkins-led analysis of data previously gathered on more than 3,000 elderly Americans strongly suggests that taking certain blood pressure medications to control blood pressure may reduce the risk of dementia due to Alzheimer's disease (AD). In a report published in a recent edition of the journal Neurology, a team of researchers found that people over the age of 75 with normal cognition who used diuretics, angiotensin-1 receptor blockers (ARBs) and angiotensin-converting enzyme...

2013-10-16 23:28:57

Plant-based foods are the staple of every recognized heart-healthy diet because they elevate the levels of nitric oxide, a natural cardio-protective factor. As part of an integrated holistic dietary approach to improving cardiovascular wellness, Saliva Nitric Oxide Test Strips by Berkeley Test allow individuals to optimize their intake of nitric oxide potent vegetables. Berkeley, CA (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 The National Association of Nutrition Professionals (NANP) and Berkeley Test have...


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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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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin