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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.
Researchers warned recently that doctorâ€™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.
Two University of Houston professors are working to help keep your heart beating stronger and longer simply by monitoring the temperature of your fingertip.
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.
They turn Dadâ€™s hair gray, but children can now take partial credit for the health of Momâ€™s heart.
Tossing and turning may affect results of nighttime blood pressure measurement.
Veterinary leap forward through collaboration with Zoo Atlanta, Georgia Tech, Emory University and a 300-pound great ape.
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.
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.
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.