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2014-02-07 12:54:08

American Heart Association/American Stroke Association scientific statement For the first time, guidelines have been developed for preventing stroke in women. "If you are a woman, you share many of the same risk factors for stroke with men, but your risk is also influenced by hormones, reproductive health, pregnancy, childbirth and other sex-related factors," said Cheryl Bushnell, M.D., M.H.S., author of the new scientific statement published in the American Heart Association journal...

2014-02-04 23:24:21

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association St. Louis Support Group will host a March 28 trivia night to support research into pulmonary hypertension, a chronic, life-changing disease of the heart and lungs. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 The Pulmonary Hypertension Association St. Louis Support Group will be hosting a trivia night on March 28 to raise money for research and to create awareness about pulmonary hypertension. Pulmonary hypertension is a chronic and life-changing disease...

High Blood Pressure Rates Highest In South Africa
2014-02-04 08:38:45

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new global study sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO), South Africa has the highest rate of high blood pressure among people 50 years old and over for any country in the world. Study researchers found that 78 percent of participants from South Africa tested positive for high blood pressure, or hypertension. Published in the International Journal of Epidemiology, the study was focused on the health of...

2014-02-03 23:03:11

AtCor Medical's Noninvasive Central Aortic Blood Pressure and Arterial Stiffness Technology Now Available in Canada Itasca, IL (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 AtCor Medical (ASX: ACG), the developer and marketer of the SphygmoCor® system which measures central aortic blood pressures and arterial stiffness noninvasively, today announced that its SphygmoCor XCEL system has been approved by Health Canada, allowing AtCor to sell its new system to Canadian customers. Canada’s population...

2014-01-28 08:30:32

NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation of Canada (ADDF-Canada) and The W. Garfield Weston Foundation today announced a new funding collaboration to support a clinical trial investigating the potential for hypertension drugs to slow Alzheimer's disease progression. The trial will be led by Dr. Sandra Black and the Toronto Dementia Research Alliance at the University of Toronto. (Logo:...

2014-01-25 23:00:25

With February being American Heart Month and February 1st being Women’s Heart Health Day, Women’s Excellence is providing weight management services along with the other routine screenings for the detection of heart disease in women. Women’s Excellence is now serving patients in the Birmingham area as well as in Lake Orion and Clarkston, Michigan. Birmingham, Michigan (PRWEB) January 25, 2014 February 1st is Women’s Heart Health Day and Women’s Excellence routinely screens for...

2014-01-23 12:29:08

Agreement to include marketing of the EndoPAT® device, the only FDA-cleared test for the non-invasive assessment of arterial (endothelial) function, and the WatchPAT® device, a home-based diagnostic test for obstructive sleep apnea. NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thorne Research, Inc., a leader in developing and manufacturing pure, high-quality nutritional supplements marketed through licensed healthcare practitioners, today announced that the company has entered into a...

The Dangers Of Masked Hypertension
2014-01-23 03:38:47

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An elevated blood pressure (BP) is a sign of being at-risk for a heart attack, but not all measurements show a high BP while at the doctor. Researchers from the University of Leuven, Belgium found that patients who had a normal BP in clinic, but elevated BP when they measured at home, were at a higher risk of death and cardiovascular events compared to those who always have a normal BP. This type of behavior is what is known in the...

2014-01-19 23:03:33

Blood Pressure Miracle designed by Frank Mangano is the latest program that teaches people how to cure their hypertension naturally without any medication. A full review on the site HealthReviewCenter.com indicates if Blood Pressure Miracle is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 19, 2014 Hypertension, also referred to as high blood pressure, is a condition in which the arteries have persistently elevated blood pressure. Hypertension will increase the risk of heart disease and...

2014-01-15 23:26:15

AffordRx helps families save on hypertension medication and thousands of other prescriptions. Nargate, NJ (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 The rising cost of healthcare is a continued source of debate and worry for many US citizens. The cost of medications can be untenable—especially for families that lack health insurance coverage. In 2012, over 50 million prescriptions were written but never filled. Cost is cited as the number one reason that patients don't fill (or refill) their...


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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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