Medtronic ’s Redemption Arc for RDN Continues at EuroPCR
Redemption of Medtronic’s renal denervation program to treat hypertension is seemingly on the horizon. The Dublin-based company reported results from an investigator-led study and a registry that demonstrate long-term results of RDN’s impact on uncontrolled hypertension. These results were presented during a Late-Breaking Clinical Trial session at EuroPCR in Paris. In the investigator -led study data indicated RDN with the Medtronic Symplicity system was associated with reduced occurrence of subclinical Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) in a small subset of high-risk patients with hypertensive ...
Source: MDDI - May 22, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Cardiovascular Business Source Type: news

New Obesity Care Algorithm Addresses CVD, Diabetes, and Cancer New Obesity Care Algorithm Addresses CVD, Diabetes, and Cancer
New in this year's Obesity Medicine Association update, the document also explores how obesity causes cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, fatty liver, and cancer.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - May 22, 2019 Category: Primary Care Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Eating this tasty snack proven to lower reading
HIGH blood pressure is often described as the “silent killer” because symptoms are rarely noticeable. This makes preventing the condition from developing and lowering blood pressure extremely important. One study has suggested eating a certain snack can help. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diet for Blood Pressure May Also Reduce Heart Failure Risk
Title: Diet for Blood Pressure May Also Reduce Heart Failure RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/21/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/22/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure General)
Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure General - May 22, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Hypertension found in children exposed to flower pesticides
This study involved boys and girls living near flower crops in Ecuador. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

High blood pressure - four of the best breakfast fruits to avoid deadly hypertension
HIGH blood pressure risk could be lowered by making some diet or lifestyle changes. You could reduce your risk of deadly hypertension symptoms and signs by adding these four fruits to your breakfast routine. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diet for Blood Pressure May Also Reduce Heart Failure Risk
TUESDAY, May 21, 2019 -- The DASH diet's mission is to fight high blood pressure. But a new study suggests that the eating plan may also significantly lower the risk of heart failure in people younger than 75. DASH stands for Dietary Approaches to... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 21, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

High blood pressure - the best cheese to lower your risk of deadly hypertension
HIGH blood pressure risk could be lowered by making some diet or lifestyle changes. You could lower your risk of hypertension symptoms and signs by eating this specific type of cheese for lunch. Should you check your blood pressure? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Key drug target shown assembling in real-time
(Case Western Reserve University) Over one-third of all FDA-approved drugs act on a specific family of proteins: G-protein coupled receptors (GPCRs). Drugs to treat high blood pressure, asthma, cancer, diabetes and myriad other conditions target GPCRs throughout the body--but a recent study shows what happens next. In results published in Cell, researchers outline the timeline of events, including precisely when and how different parts of a GPCR interacts with its G protein signaling partners. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Only a third of people have hypertension under control
Large study covering 1.5m people identifies global problems Related items fromOnMedica Shocking variation in diabetes care across UK More Scottish GPs needed to fight heart disease Diabetes will soon cost NHS £16.9bn Apply different obesity criteria to BME patients Heart disease and stroke deaths plummet in Scotland (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - May 20, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

High blood pressure - the 39p drink to lower your risk of deadly hypertension symptoms
HIGH blood pressure risk could be lowered by making some diet or lifestyle changes. You could avoid deadly hypertension symptoms and signs by regularly adding this drink to your shopping list. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure - six hypertension signs that could cause ‘sudden death’ revealed
HIGH blood pressure symptoms include having a pounding in your chest, feeling short of breath, and finding blood in your urine. But you could also be at risk of deadly hypertension if you have any of these warning signs. They could cause “sudden death”. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure leaves one in 3 at risk of stroke
ONE in three adults has high blood pressure, putting them at risk of a heart attack or stroke, a study reveals. Researchers warned that about 80 percent at risk are either unaware, not taking treatment or on medication that is not working. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: One thing that costs nothing and helps combat high blood pressure
HIGH blood pressure, known as the ‘silent killer’ has a huge affect to one’s body with a vast number of symptoms. Constantly feeling exhausted all day is a big symptom of high blood pressure. Express.co.uk looks at the symptom of tiredness and how you can combat it. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Door-to-Door Hypertension Care in Dakar Brings a Pervasive Public Health Problem to Light
By Margarite Nathe, Principal Editor/Writer, IntraHealth InternationalMay 16, 2019Many health workers in Senegal didn ’t know what hypertension was or how to treat it—until now.Fatima* felt terrible. She was having headaches and dizziness, and she was so tired.This went on for months. When she went to the local health facility in Podor —her tiny hometown in northern Senegal—they found that her blood pressure was high.“Stop eating so much,” the health worker told Fatima. “And don’t eat late in the day.”Fatima followed this erroneous advice. She ate all her usual foods,...
Source: IntraHealth International - May 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Tags: Better Hearts Better Cities - Dakar Noncommunicable Diseases Community Engagement Health Workforce & Systems Primary Health Care Community Health Workers Senegal Source Type: news

AHA News: At 38, Father of Five Survived 3 Strokes
THURSDAY, May 16, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- Lee Stroy was surprised when at age 38 his doctor told him he had high blood pressure. The doctor said it wasn't too extreme and wrote him a prescription to help get his numbers under... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 16, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Weight-Loss Surgery May Work Even Better During Teen Years
THURSDAY, May 16, 2019 -- The earlier you have weight-loss surgery, the better, a new study suggests. Researchers found that weight-loss surgery is more effective in reversing diabetes and high blood pressure in teens than in adults, which suggests... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 16, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

High blood pressure symptoms: Why headaches could be a sign of the condition
HIGH blood pressure symptoms affect the entire body, and have a direct link to the brain. As the circulation is altered, many organs suffer. The organ that is the most at risk is the brain - and headaches could be a sign of high blood pressure. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers vs. Calcium Channel Blockers
Title: Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers vs. Calcium Channel BlockersCategory: MedicationsCreated: 5/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/16/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure General)
Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure General - May 16, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Best supplements for high blood pressure: The tasty supplement proven to lower reading
BEST supplements for high blood pressure: High blood pressure can cause a person ’s arteries to harden and thicken, which in turn can increase the risk of more serious health problems occurring such as heart attack and stroke. Taking a certain supplement however could help prevent the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: The exercise to slash your risk of deadly hypertension by 10 per cent
HIGH blood pressure risk could be lowered by making some exercise or lifestyle changes. You can prevent hypertension symptoms and signs by adding this sport to your gym workout routine. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: DASH diet reduced heart failure risk 'by almost half' in people under 75
People under 75 who followed a plant-rich diet for reducing high blood pressure had a significantly lower risk of heart failure than those who did not. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiovascular / Cardiology Source Type: news

High blood pressure symptoms: This major symptom could be a sign of high blood pressure
HIGH blood pressure, also known as hypertension, does not have obvious symptoms, however it is the third biggest risk factor for all disease in the UK. Around one in three adults in the UK has high blood pressure and many would not even know they have it - half of people with high blood pressure are not diagnosed or receiving treatment. This is the reason why high blood pressure is often referred to as the “silent killer”. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AHA News: This May Be Why Slashing Salt Lowers Blood Pressure
Title: AHA News: This May Be Why Slashing Salt Lowers Blood PressureCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/14/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure General)
Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure General - May 14, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Boston Sci ’s Emblem Results Are ‘Untouched’ at HRS 2019
Boston Scientific unveiled 30-day results from a study evaluating the safety and efficacy of its Emblem Subcutaneous Implantable Defibrillator (S-ICD) system. The Marlborough, MA-based company revealed results from the UNTOUCHED study this past weekend at the 2019 Heart Rhythm Society annual meeting. UTOUCHED specifically looked at Emblem being a system for the primary prevention of sudden cardiac death specifically in patients with a left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) ≤35%, the most common population to be indicated for ICD therapy. The global, prospective, non-randomized study evaluated data fr...
Source: MDDI - May 14, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Cardiovascular Source Type: news

Cure for the devastating pregnancy complication that Beyonce suffered?
Preeclampsia is a common condition characterised by high blood pressure which can harm mother and baby. Scientists in France found a molecule secreted by the placenta is responsible and reduced it. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Low-Dose Aspirin Linked To Bleeding In The Skull, New Report Says
(CNN) — Taking low-dose aspirin to prevent heart disease and stroke is associated with an increased risk of bleeding in the skull in people without a history of those conditions, according to a new report. Researchers analyzed data from 13 previous studies in which over 130,000 people ages 42 to 74, who didn’t have a history of heart disease or stroke, were given either aspirin or a placebo for the prevention of these conditions. All the trials reported on the risk of head bleeding. People who took the placebo had a 0.46% risk of having a head bleed during the combined trial periods. For those who took aspirin,...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News aspirin CNN Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Eat walnuts to lower blood pressure, new study suggests
The authors of a new study conclude that for people already at risk of cardiovascular disease, adding walnuts to a low-fat diet could lower that risk. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hypertension Source Type: news

High blood pressure - the 7p a mug breakfast tea to avoid deadly hypertension
HIGH blood pressure risk could be lowered by making some diet or lifestyle changes. You could avoid deadly hypertension symptoms and signs by adding this cheap tea to your breakfast routine. Should you have your blood pressure checked? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Six surprising foods that could help lower your reading
HIGH blood pressure can lead to serious health problems if left untreated, but experts say the best way to control the condition and lower your reading is to eat a healthy balanced diet. In particular, you should be sure to eat foods from a specific food group. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Three supplements scientifically proven to lower your reading
HIGH blood pressure is a condition that can lead to serious health complications if left untreated. But some experts have found taking natural supplements can help lower high readings and keep blood pressure in check. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The 4 Types of Doctors Visits You Should Make For a Long, Healthy Life
Prevention is often called the best medicine — but research has shown that millions of Americans are not getting the preventive care they should to live long, healthy lives. Obstacles like inadequate access to care and financial barriers can keep people away from the doctor, but anxiety and feeling like care is unnecessary are also common deterrents. “There are a lot of things that every person could do to stay healthy, and this could help people to feel better, improve their quality of life and help them to live longer,” says Dr. Alex Krist, a professor of family medicine at Virginia Commonwealth Univer...
Source: TIME: Health - May 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Longevity public health Source Type: news

High blood pressure: The best exercises to lower blood pressure levels
HIGH blood pressure can be lowered by utilising exercise, which has been described as the drug-free approach to reducing symptoms. The risk of high blood pressure increases with age and a balanced diet coupled with exercise is crucial to keeping blood pressure levels normal. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Following DASH diet can reduce heart failure risk in people under 75
(Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center) A diet proven to have beneficial effects on high blood pressure also may reduce the risk of heart failure in people under age 75, according to a study led by researchers at Wake Forest School of Medicine, part of Wake Forest Baptist Health. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 10, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Risk for cervical herniated intervertebral disc in dentists: a nationwide population-based study
ConclusionYounger dentists had a trend of higher risk of developing C-HIVD than members of the general population. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - May 10, 2019 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Migraines During Pregnancy Can Increase Risks To Mother, Baby
BOSTON (CBS) – Many women of reproductive age suffer from migraines, but a new study out of Denmark finds that having these painful headaches during pregnancy may put the mother and the baby at risk. Danish researchers studied more than more than 200,000 pregnancies and found that women who had migraines during their pregnancies were at higher risk of pregnancy-related hypertension and preeclampsia and that their babies were at a higher risk of complications like low birth weight, preterm birth, respiratory problems and seizures. The hope is that treatment of migraines during pregnancy may reduce these risks to mothe...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Migraines Pregnancy Source Type: news

High blood pressure - three breakfast swaps to avoid deadly hypertension
HIGH blood pressure risk could be lowered by making some diet or lifestyle swaps. You could prevent deadly hypertension symptoms and signs by making these breakfast food changes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can drinking mineral-rich water prevent hypertension?
A study that links drinking salinated water to lower blood pressure attributes the effect to benefits of calcium and magnesium exceeding harms of sodium. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hypertension Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Four foods you should eat regularly to lower your reading
HIGH blood pressure can lead to more serious health problems if left untreated, so making changes to your lifestyle is very important. When it comes to diet and what you should eat, there are four foods proven to lower your reading. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Migraines may increase risk of pregnancy complications
(Wiley) In a study of women in Denmark with and without migraines who became pregnant, migraines were associated with an increased risk of pregnancy-associated hypertension disorders in the mother. Also, in newborns, maternal migraine was associated with an increased risk of a variety of adverse outcomes, including low birth weight, preterm birth, cesarean delivery, respiratory distress syndrome, and febrile seizures. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Best exercise to lower your reading and prevent serious complications
High blood pressure puts extra strain on your heart and holds serious health complications if left untreated. A healthy lifestyle is key to keeping blood pressure in check or lowering a high reading - in particular, there ’s a certain exercise you should do. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Don ’t be afraid to ask your doctor to screen your parent for Alzheimer’s
If an aging loved one was at risk for high cholesterol, high blood pressure or another major health concern, you ’d probably urge the doctor to run a few tests, right? While most would agree, the same can’t always be said for dementia screenings. According to a special report from the Alzheimer’s Association, cognitive testing is routinely left out of senior checkups, resulting in significant medical, social, emotional, and financial consequences. Here’s a closer look at why this issue… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - May 7, 2019 Category: Health Management Authors: Beverly Edwards Source Type: news

AHA News: Could Adding Minerals to Drinking Water Fight High Blood Pressure?
TUESDAY, May 7, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- If you have high blood pressure, chances are you've been told to cut back on salt. You might even be taking medication. These are good strategies, as nearly half of all adults in the United... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 7, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Eating this leafy green vegetable could lower your reading
HIGH blood pressure can lead to more serious health problems if left untreated, but eating a healthy diet can help keep blood pressure in check. When it comes to what foods to eat as part of a healthy diet, certain foods have been found to have blood pressure-lowering qualities more than others. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart Problems Are Killing More Americans —Even Younger Ones. Here’s How to Reduce Your Risk
The heart health of younger Americans may be declining, even after years of medical progress. Heart disease is, and has for years been, the leading cause of death among American men and women. But for decades, medical and therapeutic advances were enough to drive down cardiovascular death rates. More recently, however, that progress has stalled and the trend has begun to reverse, with certain populations seeing rising rates of some heart issues. In a new research letter published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, which was based on national death certificate data, researchers charted an increase in hear...
Source: TIME: Health - May 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Research Source Type: news

A fatty acid called propionate can help boost heart health, study concludes
(Natural News) Cardiovascular health could greatly benefit from a fatty acid produced by good bacteria that live in the digestive tract. German researchers reported that propionate modulates the immune cells responsible for increasing blood pressure, thus reducing the bad effects of hypertension and the risk of other related diseases. Gut bacteria are capable of breaking down dietary... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mallinckrodt Announces Encouraging Interim Analysis Results in Phase 4 Registry of INOmax(R) (Nitric Oxide) Gas for Inhalation for Pulmonary Hypertension in Neonates
Observational registry (at midway point) with retrospective data collection provides preliminary evaluation of premature versus term and near-term neonates with pulmonary hypertension receiving inhaled nitric oxide STAINES-UPON-THAMES, United Kingdom, M... Biopharmaceuticals Mallinckrodt, INOmax, nitric oxide, pulmonary hypertension (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - May 6, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Six foods to include in your diet to lower your reading
HIGH blood pressure can be caused by eating a diet high in salt, and left untreated, it can lead to more serious health problems. One way to counteract salt and keep your blood pressure in check is to include certain foods in your diet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AHA News: Regular Low-Level Radiation Exposure Raises High Blood Pressure Risk
Title: AHA News: Regular Low-Level Radiation Exposure Raises High Blood Pressure RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/3/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/6/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure General)
Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure General - May 6, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Lupin, Zydus Pharmaceuticals recall products in the US
Zydus Pharmaceuticals USA Inc, a subsidiary of Zydus Cadila, is also recalling 7,668 bottles of Carvedilol Tablets, used to treat high blood pressure, in the American market. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - May 5, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news