News tagged with blood pressure

AMA launches online resource to guide HTN management

(HealthDay)—An online resource has been developed for improving the detection and management of high blood pressure. The resource is part of the American Medical Association's Improving Health Outcomes ...

Jan 20, 2014
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Here comes the sun to lower your blood pressure

Exposing skin to sunlight may help to reduce blood pressure and thus cut the risk of heart attack and stroke, a study published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology suggests.

Jan 17, 2014
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Study dispels 'obesity paradox' idea for diabetics

The "obesity paradox"—the controversial notion that being overweight might actually be healthier for some people with diabetes—seems to be a myth, researchers report. A major study finds there is no survival advantage ...

Jan 15, 2014
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