News tagged with lowering blood pressure
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For many people, Fido and Fluffy are more than just pets, they're true and equal members of the family. And it's not hard to see why. Our pets greet us at the door after a long day of work, settle in our laps while we're ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 03, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
A team from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) and McGill University has made a major breakthrough by unraveling the inner workings of melatonin, also known as the "sleep hormone." The ...
Neuroscience Dec 13, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Eating raisins and soy appears to help ward off high blood pressure, a key risk factor in heart disease, according to two studies presented at a major US cardiology conference on Sunday.
Cardiology Mar 26, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 2
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 ...
Health Dec 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
New research from the University of Georgia identifies the mechanisms responsible for regenerating blood vessels in the brain.
Medical research Dec 20, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A new study from the University of Reading has found that even small doses of beetroot juice lower blood pressure. In addition, bread enriched with either white or red beetroot had a similar ...
Health Mar 22, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0
Removing enlarged tonsils and adenoids may help prevent high blood pressure and heart damage in children who suffer from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), according to a study conducted at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 16, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
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.
Health Dec 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Patients who take a triple combination of blood pressure drugs and common painkillers are at an increased risk of serious kidney problems, especially at the start of treatment, finds a study published in BMJ today.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Alternative therapies such as aerobic exercise, resistance or strength training, and isometric hand grip exercises may help reduce your blood pressure, according to the American Heart Association.
Health Apr 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Exposing skin to sunlight may help to reduce blood pressure, cut the risk of heart attack and stroke – and even prolong life, a study suggests.
Health May 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Contrary to some earlier studies, a Loyola University Health System study has found that religious activity does not help protect against high blood pressure.
Health May 03, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Chocolate, considered by some to be the "food of the gods," has been part of the human diet for at least 4,000 years; its origin thought to be in the region surrounding the Amazon basin. Introduced to the Western world by ...
Health Apr 24, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
(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 ...
Health Nov 20, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
As you are weighing whether or not to go to church services this Christmas, consider this: Does a belief in God confer any health benefits? With the help of a large Norwegian longitudinal health study called HUNT, researchers ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 26, 2011 | 1.5 / 5 (4) | 5