The perils of not spending time with other human beings are well-documented. More than obesity, and as much as habitual cigarette-smoking, too much alone time will shorten your lifespan, give you high blood pressure, and put you at a higher risk of cognitive decline, dementia, and depression. Show More Summary
Reports of a hand injury for Tom Brady had Patriots Nation in a tizzy earlier Wednesday. But it appears the blood pressure in New England has dropped significantly since. Mike Reiss of ESPN, quoting a source close to Brady, said the quarterback’s hand “should be OK.” Per Reiss, the injury could affect Brady “slightly,” but [more]
Research shows that living in more affluent, less segregated neighborhoods can improve health problems like asthma and high blood pressure. Communities around the country are experimenting with moving some families to boost their health.
Rachel Saintfort told POPSUGAR, "I've always wanted and needed to lose weight but would procrastinate." After a health scare of high blood pressure and a small case of lymphedema (swelling from a blockage of the lymphatic system), she decided it was time to get healthy. Show More Summary
(JAMA Network) Obese adults with type 2 diabetes who underwent gastric bypass surgery continued to improve after five years at meeting a target for blood sugar, cholesterol and blood pressure control but that improvement seemed to lessen over time.
(Reuters) - Eiger BioPharmaceuticals Inc said on Tuesday it would stop development of its drug to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension, a type of high blood pressure, after it failed in a mid-stage study.
(Reuters) - Eiger BioPharmaceuticals Inc said on Tuesday it would stop testing its drug ubenimex for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension, a type of high blood pressure, after the drug failed to meet the main goal in a mid-stage study.
A high-salt diet may spell trouble for the brain — and for mental performance — even if it doesn’t push blood pressure into dangerous territory, new research has found. A new study has shown that in mice fed a very high-salt diet, blood flow to the brain declined, the integrity of blood vessels...
When the heart is put under stress during exercise, it is considered healthy. Yet stress due to high blood pressure is bad for the heart. Why? And is this always the case? Researchers have obtained new findings which indicate that a previously undetected signal pathway causes or protects from heart failure – depending on the type of stress.
Dr. Ronny L. Jackson, a rear admiral in the Navy and the White House physician provided no details, including Mr. Trump’s weight or blood pressure.
(Kaiser Permanente) Nearly one-quarter of children and teens who had their blood pressure screened at a primary care appointment showed a reading in the hypertensive range, but less than half of those readings could be confirmed after...Show More Summary
Walk up to your Byton and an exterior camera knows your face. The door unlocks and you open it. The car boots up and it knows your name. It knows your health data, reads your blood pressure, checks your schedule, and streams whatever video was on your smartphone. It even knows where you need to go next. From the caramel-colored leather seats and...
We’re just started our visit to CES 2018 in Las Vegas, and things are already looking pretty exciting for fans of consumer medical technologies. Large companies and small are showing off all kinds of health monitoring gear. Some of this gear would have been called hospital equipment not long ago, while other products introduce new […]
(American Geriatrics Society) Researchers suspect that having Metabolic Syndrome makes it harder for older adults to respond to therapies for depression. (Metabolic Syndrome is a mix of conditions like increased blood pressure, high blood sugar levels, excess body fat around the waist, and abnormal cholesterol levels). Show More Summary
Sauna bathing can help lower blood pressure, a new study finds
Fitness technology is making a big splash at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Products that keep track of blood pressure, glucose and sleep patterns are among the many innovations on display. (Jan. 10)
The latest Mods for the Moto Z line bring a slide-out keyboard and blood pressure monitoring to the party. Motorola's not backing away from the Moto Mod ecosystem, adding a mini slide-out keyboard and a health monitor to the line-up of capability enhancing add-ons for the Moto Z. Show More Summary
One Moto Mod measures your heart rate and blood pressure, while the other features a sliding QWERTY keyboard.
A common, inexpensive drug that is used to prevent heart attacks and lower blood pressure may also help melanoma patients live longer.
Medical-grade blood pressure measurements, sleep tracking, notifications: Omron HeartGuide promises on-wrist measurements while you sleep, too.