People with high blood pressure enrolled in a clinical pharmacist-led web-based monitoring program were more likely to lower their pressure to recommended level than people who did not use the program.
Cardiology Mar 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Home may be where the heart is, but where you live could affect your health.
Cancer Mar 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Johns Hopkins research on obese mice finds that the impact of dieting and losing weight benefits the heart health of the young, but not the older ones
Cardiology Mar 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Eating out can lead to weight gain and increase people's risk for heart disease, diabetes and other serious health issues because popular menu items often have more fat, calories and saturated ...
Cardiology Mar 01, 2013 | 3.5 / 5 (11) | 7 |
The walls of the body's major artery—the aorta—are already thickened in babies born to mums who are overweight or obese, finds a small study published online in the Fetal and Neonatal Edition of Archives of Disease of ...
Overweight and Obesity Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—A drug commonly used to treat severe cases of morning sickness does not appear to be linked to birth defects or other risks to the baby, a large new study suggests.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Your risk of dying from a heart attack may increase after your adult sibling dies, according to new research in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
Cardiology Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Diana McIntyre approaches her 80th birthday later this year with the same energy and zest for life of friends decades her junior. Aside from back surgery years ago, she's never been sick and, through a busy volunteer schedule, ...
Health Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Whole grains, rather than dietary fibre, found to be fundamental to the prevention of chronic disease
The apparent links between various food types and the prevention of chronic diseases - such as type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease (CHD) and hypertension - are well established. In particular, dietary ...
Medical research Feb 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Telehealth does not improve generic health related quality of life or psychological outcomes for patients with long term conditions over 12 months, finds a study published on BMJ website today.
Health Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Atrial fibrillation is the most common type of abnormal heart rhythm, affecting 2.5 million Americans. If left undetected or untreated, atrial fibrillation can lead to stroke. Determining who is at increased risk for atrial ...
Cardiology Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—In one case documented in a new study, an elderly patient was misdiagnosed with bronchitis but actually had full-blown pneumonia and ended up being admitted to the hospital.
Health Feb 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Despite a worrisome increase in obese and hypertensive children and teens, not enough evidence exists to justify routinely screening young people for high blood pressure, a new report says.
Pediatrics Feb 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Low-income children may be overweight in part because they have less access to open green space where they can play and exercise, reports a Cornell study of obesity in Europe published in Social Science an ...
Health Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Exposure to higher levels of fine particulates—the airborne pollution that is an emerging problem in many Asian cities—causes a sharp rise in deaths from heart attacks, a study published on Wednesday ...
Health Feb 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0