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2014-05-01 23:00:33

During National Stroke Awareness Month, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital’s Stroke Centers Offer Tips on How to Recognize and Prevent Strokes New York, NY (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 A stroke can happen in an instant, changing a person's life forever. Strokes – 80 percent of which are caused by a blood clot that blocks blood flow to the brain – are medical emergencies that require immediate attention. The earlier a stroke is recognized and treated, the greater the chance of recovery....

2014-04-30 23:19:45

Resolution Research is conducting a study with physicians and practice managers in the State of Idaho to create a baseline of providers' use of tools to manage diabetes and hypertension. Pocatello, ID (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Idaho State University (ISU) is partnering with the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) to conduct a baseline study on primary care providers’ use of team-based care, referral patterns, and electronic health records (EHR) for patients with chronic...

2014-04-30 11:04:25

A large proportion of strokes may not be attributable to known causative risk factors, according to a study published in this week's PLOS Medicine. Michiel Bos and colleagues from the Erasmus Medical Center, in the Netherlands, report that only about half of all strokes are attributable to established causative factors for stroke, a much smaller proportion than estimated by previous studies. The researchers reached these conclusions by using data from 6,844 individuals older than 55 years...

2014-04-30 08:33:47

Award honors practices that work successfully with patients to reduce blood pressure and improve heart health AUSTIN, Texas, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- e-MDs, a leading provider of electronic health records (EHRs) and practice management (PM) solutions, today congratulated Jennifer Brull, M.D., FAAFP, a solo family physician in Kansas and e-MDs customer since 2007, for being named a 2013 Million Hearts® Hypertension Control Champion. Dr. Brull was recognized along with eight other public...

2014-04-29 16:30:47

DUBLIN, Apr. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8th9ms/blood_flow) has announced the addition of the "Blood Flow Measurement Devices Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Blood flow measurement devices are imperative for diagnosing various clinical vascular conditions such as arterial occlusion, peripheral...

2014-04-28 12:30:28

DUBLIN, Apr. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/b9jbpq/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Hypertension Drugs Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Hypertension, also referred as arterial hypertension or high BP, is a chronic medical condition in which the arterial blood pressure is elevated to an undesired level. Lifestyle habits such as diet, exercising, and smoking...

2014-04-23 09:37:13

In patients with idiopathic intracranial hypertension and mild vision loss, the use of the drug acetazolamide, along with a low-sodium weight-reduction diet, resulted in modest improvement in vision, compared with diet alone, according to a study in the April 23/30 issue of JAMA, a neurology theme issue. Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) is a disorder primarily of overweight women of childbearing age, characterized by increased intracranial pressure with its associated signs and...

2014-04-18 23:04:59

YourLifeSolution.com is today illustrating the effect of high blood pressure on life insurance rates. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 YourLifeSolution.com, a service which touts instant life insurance quotes online, is today illustrating the effect of high blood pressure on life insurance rates. "High blood pressure can have anywhere from no effect on life insurance rates, which is rare, to a devastating effect on life insurance costs, which is also rare. Generally it only...

2014-04-16 11:11:04

Data looked at nearly 800,000 pregnancies across the world Pregnant women with chronic hypertension (high blood pressure) are highly likely to suffer from adverse pregnancy outcomes such as preterm delivery, low birth weight and neonatal death, which highlights a need for heightened surveillance, suggests a paper published on bmj.com today. Chronic hypertension complicates between 1-5% of pregnancies, and the problem may be increasing because of changes in the antenatal population. A...

2014-04-14 23:03:22

During the 3rd Annual "Take a Breath for PH and Get Moving for MS Race" in DeWitt, Mich. on May 10, all are invited to get moving and have fun while raising money for research into pulmonary hypertension, a deadly lung disease that severely limits the physical activity of those who suffer from it. Proceeds benefit the Pulmonary Hypertension Association. DeWitt, MI (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 The 3rd Annual "Take a Breath for PH and Get Moving for MS Race" will be in DeWitt,...


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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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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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