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High blood pressure: Why me?

It can be tough to accept a diagnosis of hypertension. It often causes no symptoms, and when doctors diagnose it, they often mention the consequences that may someday happen if it isn't controlled. This can be a lot to take in if you're...Show More Summary

Gene therapy halts pulmonary hypertension progression in large animal pre-clinical study

Scientists have used a novel gene therapy to halt the progression of pulmonary hypertension, a form of high blood pressure in the lung blood vessels that is linked to heart failure, according to a study led by Roger J. Hajjar, MD, Professor of Medicine and Director of the Cardiovascular Research Center at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Show More Summary

Kids can have high blood pressure, too. What should you do?

4 days agoHealth : The Checkup

The condition can be complicated to unravel, but weight may be key.

Endocrine Society experts call for expanded screening for primary aldosteronism

Washington, DC--The Endocrine Society today issued a Clinical Practice Guideline calling on physicians to ramp up screening for primary aldosteronism, a common cause of high blood pressure. People with primary aldosteronism face a higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease and dying from it than other people with high blood pressure. Show More Summary

It’s important to get high blood pressure under control. But how low should it go?

last weekHealth : The Checkup

A big study drew headlines, but it also generated confusion. Here’s what you need to know.

Medical News Today: Healthy diet could lower hypertension risk for women with gestational diabetes

Researchers have found that the long-term risk of high blood pressure that is caused by pregnancy-related diabetes could be reduced by following a healthy diet.

NIH study: Healthy diet may reduce high blood pressure risk after gestational diabetes

Sticking to a healthy diet in the years after pregnancy may reduce the risk of high blood pressure among women who had pregnancy-related (gestational) diabetes, according to a study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health and other institutions. The study was published in Hypertension. read more

Why Cats Over the Age of 8 Should Get Regular Eye Exams

High blood pressure in cats is a serious disease that usually occurs secondary to another illness like kidney failure or hyperthyroidism. In fact, over 60 percent of cats with renal failure and 90 percent of hyperthyroid kitties are also hypertensive. Show More Summary

Detroit Woman Dies In Parking Lot Of Dentist’s Office After Having 16 Teeth Pulled!

According to Fox 2 reports: April Walters suffered from sarcoidosis, asthma, COPD high blood pressure, diabetes and she was on oxygen. Walters, 46, wasn’t in good health but she had been cleared by her doctor to have her teeth pulle...

How Depression May Compound Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Depression may compound the risk of developing type 2 diabetes in people with such early warning signs of metabolic disease as obesity, high blood pressure and unhealthy cholesterol levels, according to researchers from McGill University, l'Universite de Montreal, the Institut de recherches cliniques de Montreal and the University of Calgary.

The Down Side of Your Sweet and Salty Addiction: Rapid Onset High Blood Pressure?

High levels of fructose similar to amounts consumed within the American diet may predispose individuals to fast-onset, salt-sensitive hypertension, according to New research presented at the Experimental Biology 2016 meeting in San Diego.

AMC Releases ‘Bloody & Gutsy’ Promo for Upcoming Original Series “Preacher”

last monthHumor / odd : Nerd Bastards

AMC has just released a new  teaser promo video for their upcoming highly anticipated series “Preacher,” set to debut on Sunday, May 22nd at 10:00 p.m. (ET/PT).  The new promo raises the blood pressure and intrigue when it comes to the  mysterious forces that impacts the life of West Texas preacher Jesse Custer (Dominic Cooper) […]

Heart Disease Prevention - What Is Pulmonary Hypertension?

Hypertension or high blood pressure, which is a risk factor for heart disease and stroke, is not unfamiliar to most people. However, few are aware of a form of hypertension that occurs in the lung. This is called pulmonary hypertension that affects the arteries in the lungs and the right side of the heart. Show More Summary

Housecall: Metabolic Syndrome

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Metabolic syndrome Too much belly fat and high blood pressure are just two of the conditions that make up metabolic syndrome. See if you should be concerned. Breast cancer prevention: How to reduce your risk You may know that having regular mammograms is a step toward preventing breast cancer. But which […]

Heart Attack Patients Are Getting Younger And Sicker

last monthNews : Huffington Post

People who experience the most severe type of heart attack have become younger and more obese in the past two decades, according to a new study. This group is also increasingly more likely to smoke, and to have high blood pressure and...Show More Summary

Purple Bread Is Apparently Really Good For You

last monthHumor / odd : The Presurfer

image credit: triin Bread has long since been considered the enemy of dieters, but this new weird-looking bread might just change the way we look at the staple food forever.White bread is linked to obesity and high blood pressure, but...Show More Summary

Developing better drugs for asthma, high blood pressure

If a patient is ill and takes drugs for that illness, these drugs often lead to further illnesses and complications. This affects millions of people throughout the world. An international research team is studying how to prevent this problem.

Nearly Half of Thailand's Monks Are Obese

2 months agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

According to a study, 42 percent of the monks suffered from high cholesterol and 23 percent had high blood pressure.

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