News tagged with normal blood pressure

Cocoa compounds may reduce blood pressure

Compounds in cocoa may help to reduce blood pressure, according to a new systematic review in The Cochrane Library. The researchers reviewed evidence from short-term trials in which participants were given dark chocolate or coc ...

Aug 14, 2012
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CDC: Half of overweight teens have heart risk

(AP) -- Half the nation's overweight teens have unhealthy blood pressure, cholesterol or blood sugar levels that put them at risk for future heart attacks and other cardiac problems, new federal research says.

May 21, 2012
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Obama 'fit at fifty': medical report

US President Barack Obama is "fit at fifty" after improving his cholesterol readings and kicking his smoking habit, according to results of his latest medical exam released Monday.

Oct 31, 2011
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