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2014-09-04 23:01:50

Pulmonary Hypertension Association - Midwest Chapter to hold inaugural Greater Detroit O2 Breathe 10K, 5K and Fun Walk. Chicago, Ill. (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 One Step Closer to a Cure for Pulmonary Hypertension Pulmonary Hypertension Association - Midwest Chapter will hold its inaugural Greater Detroit O2 Breathe 10K, 5K and Fun Walk on Sunday, September 7, 2014. The O2 Breathe Run/Walks bring the Pulmonary Hypertension community together to raise awareness of the disease in their...

2014-09-03 23:01:30

PHA and its Scientific Leadership Council have spearheaded a quality improvement initiative to accredit Pulmonary Hypertension Centers of Care. The American College of Chest Physicians has endorsed this process. Silver Spring, Md. (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 The Pulmonary Hypertension Association and its Scientific Leadership Council have spearheaded a quality improvement initiative to accredit Pulmonary Hypertension Care Centers (PHCC) across the country. These centers are committed to...

coffee prediabetes risk
2014-09-03 03:00:29

European Society of Cardiology Press Office Coffee increases the risk of prediabetes in young adults with hypertension who are slow caffeine metabolizers, according to results from the HARVEST study presented at ESC Congress Sept. 2 by Dr. Lucio Mos from Italy. People who drank more than three cups of coffee per day doubled their risk of prediabetes. Dr. Mos said: "Lifestyle factors are very important for the prognosis of young people with hypertension. In a previous analysis of HARVEST...

Location Of Body Fat Could Increase Hypertension Risk
2014-09-03 03:57:03

American College of Cardiology Abdominal fat more strongly associated with high blood pressure risk than overall obesity People with fat around their abdominal area are at greater risk of developing hypertension when compared to those with similar body mass index but fat concentrations elsewhere on the body, according to a study published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Obesity is a known risk factor for hypertension, or high blood pressure, and it is...

Fruit Consumption Cuts Cardiovascular Disease Risk By Up To 40 Percent
2014-09-02 03:29:29

European Society of Cardiology Daily fruit consumption cuts the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) by up to 40%, according to research presented at ESC Congress today by Dr Huaidong Du from Oxford, UK. The findings from the seven year follow-up study of nearly 0.5 million people in the China Kadoorie Biobank found that the more fruit people ate, the more their risk of CVD declined. Dr Du said: "CVD, including ischaemic heart disease (IHD) and stroke, is the leading cause of death...

everest blood pressure
2014-08-28 03:00:34

Emma Mason, European Society of Cardiology Cardiovascular patients should be cautious when exposed to high altitudes for leisure or work An expedition to Mount Everest by Italian researchers has shown for the first time that blood pressure monitored over a 24-hour period rises progressively as people climb to higher altitudes. The researchers also found that while a drug used for lowering blood pressure, called telmisartan, was effective in counteracting the effects of altitude up to...

2014-08-28 08:27:40

DM2 ENABLE Study data to be presented today at the 19th Annual Meeting of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EnteroMedics Inc. (NASDAQ: ETRM), the developer of medical devices using neuroblocking technology to treat obesity, metabolic diseases and other gastrointestinal disorders, announced that three year diabetes, hypertension and weight loss data from the Company's DM2 ENABLE Study of...

2014-08-27 23:01:44

PHA has endorsed the American College of Chest Physicians guidelines for the management and treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension in adults. Silver Spring, Md. (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 The American College of Chest Physicians(CHEST) recently released guidelines for the management and treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) in adults, Pharmacological Therapy for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in Adults: CHEST Guideline, in the journal CHEST. The guidelines are free to...

Sleep Apnea Severity Impacts Risk Of Resistant High Blood Pressure
2014-08-18 03:20:28

American Academy of Sleep Medicine A new study shows a strong association between severe, untreated obstructive sleep apnea and the risk of elevated blood pressure despite the use of high blood pressure medications. The study involved patients who had cardiovascular risk factors or established heart disease and moderate or severe obstructive sleep apnea. Among participants prescribed at least three antihypertensives including a diuretic, resistant elevated blood pressure was more...

salt debate
2014-08-14 07:39:57

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Consuming too much salt has long been associated with risk of high blood pressure, but cutting back too much on sodium could also be hazardous to your health, according to research appearing in the latest edition of the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM). Lead author Dr. Martin O’Donnel of McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario and his colleagues concluded in their study that consuming less than three grams of sodium per...


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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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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.