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Cold Weather Might Help Losing Weight!

Piling evidence has shown that overweight and obese can lead to a number of chronic diseases including Type-2 diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke and even certain types of cancer. There is no doubt that the public is...Show More Summary

Preterm delivery, low birth weight and neonatal risk in pregnant women with high blood pressure

Pregnant women with chronic hypertension (high blood pressure) are highly likely to suffer from adverse pregnancy outcomes such as preterm delivery, low birth weight and neonatal death, which highlights a need for heightened surveillance,...Show More Summary

Vigilance for Kidney Problems Key for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

Rheumatoid arthritis patients are likelier than the average person to develop chronic kidney disease, and more severe inflammation in the first year of rheumatoid arthritis, corticosteroid use, high blood pressure and obesity are among the risk factors, new Mayo Clinic research shows. Show More Summary

EVs are getting fake engine sounds, because they’re so quiet it’s dangerous

Hybrids and EVs actually ARE more likely to hit cyclists and pedestrians because they're so quiet. (High blood pressure, you got some competition!)

Obesity in Children Linked to Impaired Cognitive Functioning

We’ve all heard about obesity can lead to serious health problems, such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, or diabetes. Now, a University of Illinois study has found that obese children have impaired cognitive functioning that can affect their academic success. Researchers found that obese children are slower than healthy-weight children to recognize when they […]

When Doctors Act on Tradition and Emotion Over New Science

This week a major journal published new recommendations for treating high blood pressure and cholesterol. But doctors are often reluctant to change old habits.

Get fit now! Early-life cardiovascular problems linked to cognitive deficits later

2 weeks agoHealth : The Checkup

Researchers have known for some time that cardiovascular problems in middle and later adulthood may cause cognitive deficits as we age. But surprisingly, there has been little, if any, research into whether high blood pressure, elevated blood glucose and high cholesterol earlier in adulthood have the same effect. Show More Summary

Cardiac Risks in Youth Associate With Worse Cognitive Function in Later Life

2 weeks agoHealth / Aging : Fight Aging

The publicity materials for this study discuss cardiac risks such as high blood pressure and blood glucose in youth without mentioning how they usually come about. The most common path towards suffering these danger signs in earlier life is to let yourself become fat and sedentary. Show More Summary

One in 4 people with high blood pressure not taking their meds properly

Around one in four people prescribed drugs to lower longstanding blood pressure either just doesn't take them at all or only part of the time, suggests a study of a simple technique designed to find out why drug treatment might not be...Show More Summary

Has This Once-Hot Med Tech Innovation Flatlined?

Renal denervation, the once-promising treatment for high blood pressure, has fizzled out after a failed trial from Medtronic.

What You Need to Know About High Blood Pressure Drugs

Novartis' (NVS) highly successful ARB blood pressure drug Diovan will face generic competitors for the first time this year, increasing pressure for the company to bring LCZ696 to market.

A protein could be a key weapon in the battle of the bulge

Bethesda, MD (April 1, 2014)— More than one-third of people in the US are obese. Obesity and its related health problems—including high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, insulin resistance, and belly fat—affect so many, yet effective treatments are very few. Show More Summary

Early cardiac risks linked to worse cognitive function in middle age

Young adults with such cardiac risk factors as high blood pressure and elevated glucose levels have significantly worse cognitive function in middle age, according to a new study by dementia researchers at UC San Francisco. The findings...Show More Summary

Renal denervation patient registry finds low rate of adverse events

WASHINGTON (March 30, 2014) — Patients with uncontrolled high blood pressure treated with renal denervation had low rates of adverse events and significant lowering of blood pressure at six months, according to a registry-based study presented at the American College of Cardiology's 63rd Annual Scientific Session. read more

Do Hypertension And Obesity Affect Only Developed Countries?

Obesity has historically been viewed as a sign of wealth and prosperity. It, together with hypertension (high blood pressure), has been problem of the wealthy or developed nations. However, it seems that these health risks might have also spread to developing countries. Show More Summary

High Blood Pressure Increases Risk of Stroke for Atrial Fibrillation Patients

Poor blood pressure control among patients with atrial fibrillation is associated with a 50-percent increased risk of stroke, according to an analysis presented by Duke Medicine researchers.

Setback for High Blood Pressure Treatment

3 weeks agoHealth : NYT: Health

A large study showed that renal denervation, which more than 80 countries have already approved, was no more effective than a “sham” procedure.

Whether they reduce fat or not, obesity programs lower kids' blood pressure

BUFFALO, N.Y. – One of the serious health consequences of obesity is elevated blood pressure (BP), a particular problem in children because research has found that high BP in children usually follows them into adulthood, carrying with...Show More Summary

Why You Should Take Less Salt?

It has been known and probably shown by dozens of studies that consuming too much salt (sodium) can cause hypertension (high blood pressure), which in turn will increase the risk of heart disease and stroke. CDC (Centers for DiseaseShow More Summary

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