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Stroke patients who lowered their systolic blood pressure below 130 mm Hg were significantly less likely to have a recurrent stroke caused by a brain bleed compared with those who didn't lower their pressure ...
Cardiology Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Risk factors for chronic disease seem to be common in Vietnam, and include high blood pressure, increasing overweight and obesity, tobacco and alcohol use, and inadequate fruit and vegetable ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Children and teens who get migraine headaches suffer in multiple ways, missing school and fun time with friends while waiting for the debilitating pain to subside.
Pediatrics Jan 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—For African-Americans in an under-resourced community, use of a modified Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH)-intervention is feasible, according to a study published online Jan. 10 ...
Health Jan 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
For people with diabetes, meeting the recommended guidelines for blood pressure and cholesterol is even more important than meeting the guidelines for blood sugar control in reducing the risk of heart attack or stroke, according ...
Diabetes Jan 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration late Friday approved three new medications to help people battle type 2 diabetes.
Medications Jan 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
A plate of crispy battered shrimp, mushrooms, tomato and arugula tossed with spaghettini and a cream sauce took the cake Wednesday as the most calorie-rich chain restaurant dish in America.
Overweight and Obesity Jan 17, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 3
(Medical Xpress)—A single combination pill could reduce cardiovascular disease and stroke in Latin Americans by up to 21 percent at a cost of about $35 per quality adjusted life year gained, according to a study led by ...
Cardiology Jan 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Clinical pharmacologist Jens Titze, M.D., knew he had a one-of-a-kind scientific opportunity: the Russians were going to simulate a flight to Mars, and he was invited to study the participating cosmonauts.
Medical research Jan 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 1 |
A new study suggests that treatment of mild sleep-disordered breathing with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy in pregnant women with preeclampsia improves fetal activity levels, a marker of fetal well-being.
Sleep apnea Jan 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Residents of several Southern states are among the most likely to have poor heart health in the United States, a new study finds.
Health Dec 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—When the heart works too hard, the brain may be to blame, says new Cornell research that is changing how scientists look at high blood pressure (hypertension). The study, published in the ...
Medical research Dec 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A pilot medical program at Virginia Tech will use an automated calling system as part of larger program to help adults who are at risk for developing diabetes. The calls will be designed to encourage patients ...
Health Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research shows that the use of an audio therapy known as binaural beats can significantly reduce patients' anxiety during cataract surgery. The 141-patient study, conducted in Thailand, is the first of its kind in cataract ...
Ophthalmology Nov 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay)—Pulse wave velocity is higher among patients with well-controlled type 2 diabetes when compared to controls, and is associated with white matter lesions, according to a study published online ...
Diabetes Nov 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0