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2013-09-16 10:36:23

Dr. David Pollock has a simple message for fellow hypertension researchers: think endothelin. In a country where better than 30 percent of adults have high blood pressure and 50-75 percent of those have salt-sensitive hypertension, he believes the powerful endothelin system, which helps the body eliminate salt, should not be essentially ignored. However, the research and clinical world focus on suppressing a better-known system, which prompts the body to hold onto salt, said Pollock,...

2013-09-13 23:18:34

New results from the National Health and Wellness Survey show only hypertension has a treatment rate above 50 percent among the most prevalent conditions in Brazil. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 Treatment rates for the 10 most prevalent chronic conditions in Brazil generally ranged between 19 percent and 40 percent, according to new findings from Kantar Health’s National Health and Wellness Survey (NHWS). The research will be presented today at the ISPOR (International Society...

2013-09-13 23:02:53

‘Blood Pressure Down’ written by nutritionist and author Dr Janet Brill has won the 2013 Living Now Book Award that recognizes the Year's Best Books for Better Living. ‘Blood Pressure Down’, the authoritative guide to lowering blood pressure in 4 weeks without prescriptions drugs won the Gold Award in Health/Wellness category. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 ‘Blood Pressure Down’ written by nutritionist and author Dr Janet Brill has won the 2013 Living Now Book...

2013-09-13 11:12:43

American Heart Association Meeting Report Children with one or more high blood pressure readings were about three times more likely to develop the condition as adults, in a study presented at the American Heart Association High Blood Pressure Research Scientific Sessions 2013. After accounting for age, gender and weight, researchers found a direct link between high blood pressure readings during childhood and high blood pressure in adulthood: -The rate of high blood pressure during...

2013-09-13 11:11:22

Measuring sodium in a child's urine may help doctors identify those at risk for having high blood pressure later in life, according to a study presented at the American Heart Association High Blood Pressure Research Scientific Sessions 2013. In a small study, researchers used a new protocol to quickly screen 19 children who were 10-19-year-olds. Researchers found that of the eight who retained sodium seven had high blood pressure. The inability to properly excrete sodium in the body can...


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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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  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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