News tagged with lower blood pressure

Free online program helps reduce blood pressure

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.

Mar 05, 2013
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Nepal sends in the clowns to help young patients

He may not be much of a doctor but the children's faces light up when Dush The Clown shuffles onto their ward in his floppy shoes and red nose to prescribe his unique brand of medical care.

Dec 19, 2012
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U.S. lifestyles thwarting heart health progress: report

(HealthDay)— Although significant progress has been made in the United States in terms of decreasing smoking and lowering blood pressure and cholesterol levels, a new report warns that cardiovascular disease—including ...

Dec 12, 2012
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New blood pressure treatment tries fooling brain

While dozens of medical device makers are racing to treat medication-resistant hypertension by burning nerves inside arteries in the kidneys, Minneapolis firm CVRx is coming at the problem from a different direction.

Dec 07, 2012
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Fish oil helps heal bed sores of the critically ill

Chock-full of Omega-3 fatty acids and antioxidants, fish oil can help lower blood pressure, reduce inflammation in the skin and joints, and promote healthy fetal development. Now a Tel Aviv University researcher has found ...

Dec 04, 2012
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Supplement use widespread among Americans

(HealthDay)—A new survey estimates that one in seven people in the United States regularly takes supplements that aren't vitamins or minerals—such as fish oil, echinacea or ginseng—but only 30 percent ...

Nov 20, 2012
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