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Bad PMS? You Might Have a Higher Risk For High Blood Pressure

2 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

A new study finds women who experience significant symptoms of premenstrual disorder may be more likely to have hypertension later in life.

PMS as an early marker for future high blood pressure risk

AMHERST, Mass. ¬- In the first prospective study to consider premenstrual syndrome (PMS) as a possible sentinel for future risk of hypertension, epidemiologist Elizabeth Bertone-Johnson and colleagues in the School of Public Health and...Show More Summary

Review: Does the Mocaheart have its finger on the pulse of heart health?

6 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Heart disease and high blood pressure are the world's leading killers and one way to combat them is to track key health indicators, such as blood pressure and heart rate. The problem is that even with the introduction of digital technology, it's often difficult for people to regularly take readings and interpret the results. Show More Summary

Merck to Produce Anti-Diabetes Meds in Algeria to Improve Care of Patients

Merck, a leading life sciences and technology company, today announced the commissioning of its anti-diabetes medicine production unit for the treatment of diabetes and high blood pressure. A joint venture project has subsequently been...Show More Summary

Gout: Sleep apnea may raise your risk

Sleep apnea is a disorder that causes people to stop breathing for short periods during sleep. It is linked to several chronic health problems, including heart disease and high blood pressure. A recent study suggests that sleep apnea may also raise the risk for gout, a common form of inflammatory arthritis. Show More Summary

HIV+: While the Treatments Have Improved, the Stigma Remains

When Charlie Sheen announced his HIV-positive status this morning, he spotlighted a chronic, treatable condition, like diabetes and high blood pressure. Clearly, HIV prognosis has come a long way in the past 24 years. “People still make...Show More Summary

Housecall: Want to Eat Less Meat?

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Meatless recipes Whether you'll be having a vegetarian guest for Thanksgiving or simply want to eat less meat this holiday, here are some delicious recipes to try. 10 ways to control high blood pressure without medication Research supports the heart-healthy benefits of lowering your blood pressure. Here are 10 ways to […]

5 Ways to Survive Stress in the Workplace

From high blood pressure and heart disease to chronic headaches, internalizing stress may be causing more than you've bargained for. Next time someone in the office pushes you to the limit, take the following steps to stop short-term workplace drama from potentially creating detrimental long-lasting impact on your life. Show More Summary

Medicaid coverage improves access to health care and chronic disease control: AJPH study

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Low-income Americans with Medicaid insurance have more awareness and better treatment of chronic diseases, such as high blood pressure, than their uninsured counterparts, a group of Harvard researchers said today. People with Medicaid are also five times more likely to see a doctor than those with no health insurance. read more

Why Your Blood Pressure Might Actually Be Too Low

last weekHealth : Healthland

New evidence shows high blood pressure is your heart’s worst enemy

The FDA may soon change food labels to slash your added sugar intake

A high-sugar diet has been associated with all kinds of negative health impacts, from obesity to diabetes to high blood pressure. Now, the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is nearing a decision on a new proposal that couldShow More Summary

Landmark Blood Pressure Study Published by NEJM Confirms Benefits of Lower Blood Pressure

Treating patients 50 and older with high blood pressure to a systolic blood pressure of less than 120 mm Hg reduced rates of cardiovascular events, including heart attack, heart failure and stroke, by 25 percent.

Alcohol abuse may predict congestive heart failure; even among younger adults

Alcohol abuse was associated with a 70 percent increased risk of congestive heart failure in adults and the link was especially strong among younger adults (60 years or younger) and those without high blood pressure, according to a study presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2015. read more

Medical News Today: Football linemen at greater risk for heart problems, study finds

Researchers found college footballers who played in linemen positions were more likely to develop high blood pressure and heart structure changes than players in other positions.

Earlier Intervention for High Blood Pressure Reduces Heart Risk by 40 Percent

2 weeks agoNews : Newsweek: US

The SPRINT trial has taken the medical community by surprise—and for a number of reasons.

Management of High Blood Pressure Below a Commonly Recommended Blood Pressure Target Significantly Reduces Rates of Cardiovascular Events

Jackson T. Wright Jr., MD, PhD, and researchers from University Hospitals Case Medical Center presented new results from the Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT) showing that in patients at high risk for cardiovascular...Show More Summary

UH Case Medical Center researchers publish new results from SPRINT trial

CLEVELAND - Jackson T. Wright Jr., MD, PhD, and researchers from University Hospitals Case Medical Center presented new results from the Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT) showing that in patients at high risk for cardiovascular...Show More Summary

3 Things to Know About the Sprint Blood Pressure Trial

2 weeks agoHealth : Well

New data from a major study called Sprint has shaken some of the basic assumptions about the treatment of high blood pressure.

Blood Pressure Guidelines Are Far Too High, Experts Say

2 weeks agoHealth : Healthland

A large study shows that more people could benefit from blood pressure levels that are much lower than currently recommended

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