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High blood pressure has less impact on mortality risk in frail elderly: Study

Having chronically high blood pressure (hypertension) can eventually lead to problems like heart disease, which is one of the world’s most common causes of death. But according to a study at Oregon State University, elevated blood pressure...Show More Summary

HMM: Beta blocker shows cancer-fighting properties. “A new study finds that carvedilol, a drug typ…

HMM: Beta blocker shows cancer-fighting properties. “A new study finds that carvedilol, a drug typically used to treat high blood pressure, can protect against the sun-induced cell damage that leads to skin cancer. Researchers serendipitously discovered the beta blocker’s cancer-fighting properties after making an error in the lab.”

Top 5 conditions that shorten lives - and are preventable

More bad news for plus-sized Americans: Obesity is the leading cause of preventable life-years lost in the nation, a new study finds. Obesity steals more years than diabetes, tobacco, high blood pressure and high cholesterol — the other top preventable health problems that cut Americans' lives...

Beta Blocker Shows Cancer-Fighting Properties

A new study finds that carvedilol, a drug typically used to treat high blood pressure, can protect against the sun-induced cell damage that leads to skin cancer. The research could lead better ways to protect our skin from the sun.

How does potassium lower blood pressure

When it comes to healthy blood pressure, you need to balance your intake of sodium and potassium. High blood pressure, or hypertension, is when the pressure of blood flow pushes against the veins. High blood pressure can contribute to other … The post How does potassium lower blood pressure appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

'Connshing syndrome' named as a new cause of high blood pressure

(University of Birmingham) Research led by scientists at the University of Birmingham has revealed a new cause of high blood pressure which could lead to major changes in managing the disease.

Potassium linked to low blood pressure

High blood pressure is one of the leading causes of heart disease, resulting in the deaths of nearly 610,000 people in the U.S. alone. For decades, doctors and health professionals have advocated for exercise and eating healthier diets to help … The post Potassium linked to low blood pressure appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

Improve blood circulation with this

When we talk about the effect of poor circulation on our health, we often think about the worst scenarios possible. It’s true, circulatory problems can lead to serious and even deadly consequences such as high blood pressure, varicose veins, heart … The post Improve blood circulation with this appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

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Treat and prevent high blood pressure naturally with garlic. Sunday, October 27, 2013 by: Sandeep Godiyal Tags: garlic, hypertension, food cures How to Test Silver. Perhaps you bought a piece of silver online from a dodgy site, or your friend gave you a piece she found. Maybe you just want to check out some

Epidemiological Analysis Shows Unexpected Benefit Related to High Blood Pressure for Many with Ovarian Cancer

An international team of collaborators retroactively examined the associations between survival among patients diagnosed with invasive epithelial ovarian cancer and those patients' history of hypertension, heart disease, diabetes, and medications taken for those conditions. Show More Summary

Role of vascular disease in development of Alzheimer's disease

Among adults who entered a study more than 25 years ago, an increasing number of midlife vascular risk factors, such as obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol and smoking, were associated with elevated levels of brain amyloid (protein fragments linked to Alzheimer's disease) later in life, report researchers.

Study shows increasing rates of strokes in young adults

Stroke and heart attacks are usually a phenomenon reserved for older adults, as younger people typically have good health. However, a new study shows that high blood pressure and diabetes—major contributors to heart attack and stroke—are...Show More Summary

Obesity in Hispanic adolescents linked to nearly sixfold increase in high blood pressure

(University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston) Obesity raises the prevalence of high blood pressure among adolescents but the increase is particularly pronounced among Hispanics compared to white, African-American or Asian ethnic...Show More Summary

Obesity in Hispanic adolescents linked to nearly sixfold increase in high blood pressure

Obesity raises the prevalence of high blood pressure among adolescents but the increase is particularly pronounced among Hispanics compared to white, African-American or Asian ethnic groups, according to a study by researchers.

Obese teens' odds of high blood pressure vary by race

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(Reuters Health) - Obesity is a strong predictor of high blood pressure early in life, but a U.S study suggests the connection may be stronger for Hispanic and white teens than for adolescents in other racial and ethnic groups.

Stroke hospitalizations rising among younger U.S. adults

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(Reuters Health) - A growing number of younger U.S. adults are being hospitalized for strokes, and a new study suggests that’s at least in part because more of them have risk factors like high blood pressure, obesity and diabetes.

Avocados may help combat the metabolic syndrome

A new review investigates the effects of avocados on different components of metabolic syndrome, which is a clustering of risk factors including high blood sugar, cholesterol, blood pressure, and body mass index. These risk factors lead to an increased risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

Medical News Today: Potassium as important as sodium for healthy blood pressure

High sodium intake is known to impact blood pressure. A recent review demonstrates that potassium intake may also be important in reducing hypertension.

Endocrine Society Issues Scientific Statement to Improve Detection of Curable Forms of Hypertension

A new Scientific Statement issued by the Endocrine Society advises healthcare providers on ways to spot hormonal causes of high blood pressure that can be cured with surgery or treated effectively with medication.

Chinese famine data shows no long-term health effects except for schizophrenia

A systematic re-analysis of all previous studies of long-term health effects of prenatal exposure to the Chinese Famine of 1959-61 shows no increases in diabetes, high blood pressure and other chronic conditions among famine births except for schizophrenia. Show More Summary

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