Latest Hypertensive emergency Stories

2013-12-13 09:53:14

Children of 2-parent homes grow up to have lower rates of adult hypertension In a study of African-American men, researchers from the National Institutes of Health found that boys who grew up in two-parent homes were less likely to have high blood pressure as adults compared to those raised by a single parent. Reported in the Dec. 12, 2013, issue of the journal Hypertension, this is the first study of an African-American population to document an association between childhood family living...

Maintain A Healthy Blood Pressure With Leisurely Physical Activities
2013-10-01 14:35:24

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While some people might claim that the physical nature of their job keeps them physically fit, a new research review from the American Heart Association journal Hypertension has found that leisure-time physical activity has a bigger effect on maintaining a healthy blood pressure level. In the review, researchers culled data from 13 different studies on the impacts of physical activity on blood pressure. Participants included nearly...

2013-09-26 23:24:36

Significantly Less Medication Needed to Maintain Blood Pressure Control; Important Findings for Doctors, Patients and Payers (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 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 the results of a new randomized clinical study has demonstrated the benefits of using central blood pressure measurement to manage the health of...

Your Eyes May Tell If You Are At Risk For Stroke
2013-08-13 08:38:24

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study, led by National University of Singapore, shows that your eyes may be a window to stroke risk. More specifically, the research team suggested that retinal imaging may someday help determine if you are more likely to develop a stroke, the nation’s fourth leading cause of disability. "The retina provides information on the status of blood vessels in the brain," said Mohammad Kamran Ikram, MD, PhD, assistant professor in...

2013-07-30 10:46:47

American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report College football players, especially linemen, may develop high blood pressure over the course of their first season, according to a small study in the American Heart Association's journal Circulation. Researchers documented higher blood pressure levels among 113 first-year college players. Only one player had already been diagnosed with hypertension before the season and 27 percent had a family history of hypertension. At...

2013-07-17 10:21:33

New research from a study of over 73,000 patients People with high blood pressure, who don't take their anti-hypertensive drug treatments when they should, have a greatly increased risk of suffering a stroke and dying from it compared to those who take their medication correctly. A study of 73,527 patients with high blood pressure, published online today (Wednesday) in the European Heart Journal, found that patients who did not adhere to their medication had a nearly four-fold increased...

2013-04-05 23:01:41

AtCor Medical sponsors Satellite Symposium at Renal Physicians Association Annual Meeting. Itasca, IL (PRWEB) April 05, 2013 AtCor Medical Holdings Limited (ASX:ACG), the developer and marketer of the SphygmoCor® system which measures central aortic blood pressures and arterial stiffness non-invasively, sponsored a satellite symposium entitled; “Application of Central Aortic Pressure and Arterial Stiffness in Clinical Practice” at the US Renal Physicians Associations...

High Blood Pressure Could Damage Brain In Younger People
2012-11-02 06:14:22

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers at University of California, Davis found that high blood pressure could damage the brain's structure and function in people as young as 40. They found accelerated brain aging among hypertensive and prehypertensive individuals in their 40s, including damage to the structural integrity of the brain's white matter and the volume of its gray matter. This suggests that vascular brain injury "develops insidiously over the...

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