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2014-04-08 16:21:41

Team PHenomenal Hope Bikes Across Country for Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness MESA, Ariz., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Julie Hydzu, owner of PoppyPocket, announced today that she will be sponsoring an all woman's cycling team, PHenomenal Hope, in their upcoming race across the country. The native Pittsburgh team will start their race in Oceanside, California and will end in Annapolis, Maryland. This will be the third time the team has competed in the race that runs across 12...

2014-04-07 23:01:47

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association applauds the appointment of Mardi Gomberg-Maitland, MD, MSc to the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute's new Advisory Panel on Rare Disease. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Mardi Gomberg-Maitland, MD, MSc Associate Professor of Medicine and Director of the Pulmonary Hypertension Program at the University of Chicago Medical Center has been appointed by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) as one of the first 13...

2014-04-04 23:01:58

Award winning singer/songwriter Chloe Temtchine, who has pulmonary hypertension and is contemplating lung transplantation, has released a new song, "Be Brave," which she performs while using her oxygen tank, which she affectionately calls Steve Martin. Half of the proceeds from the song, available on iTunes, will be donated to the Pulmonary Hypertension Association. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) today announced the release of a...

2014-04-02 12:33:40

A new study published in the American Journal of Hypertension finds evidence that the average daily sodium intake of most Americans is actually associated with better health outcomes than intake levels currently recommended by the CDC and major health departments, which are now being viewed by many in the scientific community as excessively and unrealistically low. The study, "Compared With Usual Sodium Intake, Low-and Excessive-Sodium Diets Are Associated With Increased Mortality: A...

2014-04-01 14:14:26

Blood pressure, glucose and cholesterol in 18- to 30-year-olds predicts decline Young adults with such cardiac risk factors as high blood pressure and elevated glucose levels have significantly worse cognitive function in middle age, according to a new study by dementia researchers at UC San Francisco. The findings bolster the view that diseases like Alzheimer's develop over an individual's lifespan and may be set in motion early in life. And they offer hope that young adults may be...

2014-04-01 12:59:16

Study Highlight: -Having blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol levels slightly higher than the recommended guidelines in early adulthood is associated with lower cognitive function in mid-life. Being heart healthy as a young adult  may increase your chance of staying mentally sharp in mid-life, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation. In a 25-year study on 3,381 people, 18- to 30-years-old, those with blood pressure, blood sugar and...

Blood Pressure Guideline Update Could Lower The Amount Of Americans Needing Hypertension Medications
2014-03-31 04:59:50

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Updated blood pressure guidelines announced earlier this year could mean that nearly six million American adults would no longer need hypertension medication, according to research published online Saturday in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The study, which was also presented during the 2014 American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions in Washington DC, also found that strictly applying the reduced blood...

Marriage Can Be Healthy For Your Heart
2014-03-29 05:44:18

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Apparently marriage is good for your heart in more ways than one, as new research presented Saturday at the annual scientific sessions of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) suggests that men and women lucky enough to have found wedded bliss are less likely to suffer from cardiovascular disease than their divorced, single or widowed counterparts. According to The Telegraph, lead investigator Dr. Carlos L. Alviar and his...

2014-03-28 13:36:21

Disadvantaged children attending early childhood development programs have significantly improved health as adults Disadvantaged children who attend high-quality early childhood development programs including healthcare and nutrition have significantly improved health as adults, reports a new study. The study was led by researchers from UCL (University College London), the University of Chicago and the University of North Carolina. These findings build upon existing evidence that...

2014-03-28 11:28:10

Study Highlights: -Stroke survivors who consistently control their blood pressure may reduce the likelihood of a second stroke by more than 50 percent. -Less than a third of stroke survivors maintained consistent blood pressure control more than 75 percent of the time. Stroke survivors who consistently control their blood pressure may reduce the likelihood of a second stroke by more than half, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Stroke. For the study,...


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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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