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2010-05-28 04:17:00

YORK, England, May 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- High blood pressure is a leading cause of deaths in the world. Apart from millions with diagnosed hypertension, still many others are borderline hypertensive.

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2010-05-08 08:36:47

Researchers warned recently that doctor’s office visits can cause patients to have a rise in blood pressure, saying it is far worse in someone who already has high levels.

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2010-05-06 13:29:59

Two University of Houston professors are working to help keep your heart beating stronger and longer simply by monitoring the temperature of your fingertip.

2010-01-26 11:54:00

BANNOCKBURN, Ill., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- As February marks American Heart Month, it's important to create awareness about simple steps that can help prevent the nation's number one killer, cardiovascular disease.

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2010-01-14 12:35:00

They turn Dad’s hair gray, but children can now take partial credit for the health of Mom’s heart.

2009-12-18 13:24:59

Tossing and turning may affect results of nighttime blood pressure measurement.

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2009-11-11 07:01:56

Veterinary leap forward through collaboration with Zoo Atlanta, Georgia Tech, Emory University and a 300-pound great ape.

2009-08-30 23:01:00

BANNOCKBURN, Ill., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Omron Healthcare has announced a new milestone for its blood pressure monitors: 100 million units sold worldwide. The achievement is part of a journey that began 36 years ago when Omron introduced the first digital blood pressure monitor.

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2009-05-06 08:07:24

A simple, automated feedback system made hypertension patients more aware of their potentially fatal or disabling disease and helped them significantly lower their high blood pressure, according to a report published in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.

2009-03-27 10:35:02

Results of a Mayo Clinic study show that a simple, noninvasive finger sensor test is "highly predictive" of a major cardiac event, such as a heart attack or stroke, for people who are considered at low or moderate risk, according to researchers.


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