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High blood pressure - lowering reading THIS much could be dangerous, experts warn

LOWERING blood pressure to a level less than what is considered to be a normal blood pressure could benefit patients. However, now experts have said this method could actually harm people rather than help them.
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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Ventripoint Diagnostics this week announced the publication of a study of its VMS heart analysis system, touting that the system’s functionality. The study, undertaken by the cardiology group at London’s Royal Free Hospital, was published in the journal Echocardiography. Results from the study indicate that the system was able to follow patients with enlarged right ventricles and accurately measure small but significant changes in volume and function, Ventripoint said. The company said that the system’s ability to monitor clinical outcomes after therapy has been initiated is important in determining if th...
Source: Mass Device - Category: Medical Devices Authors: Tags: Cardiovascular Clinical Trials VentriPoint Diagnostics Source Type: news
More kids and teens are likely to be diagnosed and treated for high blood pressure with of new guidelines released Monday by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Post-transplantation portal hypertension has severe complications, such as esophageal varix bleeding, therapy refractory ascites, extreme splenomegaly, and graft dysfunction. The aim of our study was to analyze the effectiveness of the therapeutic strategies and how to visualize the procedure.
Source: Transplantation Proceedings - Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Tags: 18th Congress of the Hungarian Transplantation Society Source Type: research
TUESDAY, Aug. 22, 2017 -- Doctors can help boost use of high blood pressure medications by their poor patients simply by talking to them, a new study suggests. Many people fail to take their blood pressure-lowering drugs, putting them at higher risk...
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - Category: General Medicine Source Type: news
We aim to perform a systematic review and meta-analysis to examine the prognostic value of decompressive craniectomy (DC) in patients with traumatic intracranial hypertension. PubMed, EMBASE, Cochrane Controlled Trials Register, Web of Science, http://clin...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
CONCLUSIONS: Patients with congenital heart disease and PAH have significant morbidity and mortality. PAH is more prevalent in patients with Down syndrome. While pulmonary pressure during the reproductive years was not always known, 27% of women with PAH at the time of the study were multiparous. PMID: 28825767 [PubMed - in process]
Source: The Israel Medical Association Journal - Category: General Medicine Tags: Isr Med Assoc J Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Maternal outcomes in patients with treated BCS are favourable and fetal outcomes beyond 20 wk gestation are good. There has been increased rate of caesarean section. Pulmonary hypertension is an important finding that needs further validation. These patients should be managed in centers experienced in treating high-risk pregnancies. PMID: 28824745 [PubMed]
Source: World Journal of Hepatology - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: World J Hepatol Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: SFSG is the independent and main factor for occurrence of SFSS after A-ALDLT leading to poor outcome. However, the management of this catastrophe depends upon its prevention (i.e., selecting graft with proper size, splenectomy to decrease portal venous inflow, and improving hepatic vein outflow by reconstructing large draining veins of the graft). PMID: 28824744 [PubMed]
Source: World Journal of Hepatology - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: World J Hepatol Source Type: research
HIGH blood pressure can increase the risk of dementia - and even fluctuating blood pressure can affect a person ’s reading, research has revealed. Now experts have suggested what the reading should reveal.
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
For seniors and particularly blacks with high blood pressure, lowering it may help keep their minds sharp, a new study suggests.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
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