High blood pressure: This breakfast could lower your blood pressure
HIGH blood pressure can be brought down from the moment you take your first bite in the morning. Which breakfast option could help you do just that? Find out here. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Bleeding from this region of the body is a warning of hypertension
HIGH blood pressure affects millions of people around the world with many having no clue they are living with the condition. Bleeding from this body region could indicate hypertension. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Metabolic Surgery May Cut Risk for Cardiovascular Events, Death
MONDAY, Sept. 28, 2020 -- Metabolic surgery on patients with morbid obesity and pharmacologically treated hypertension is associated with lower risk for major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) and all-cause mortality versus individuals with... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 28, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

‘The most effective natural remedy’ for high blood pressure - how to avoid deadly hyperten
SUPPLEMENTS could be used to lower your risk, or even prevent some high blood pressure symptoms. This is the "most effective natural remedy" to avoid the deadly signs and symptoms of hypertension. Should you consider adding calcium supplements to your diet, to prevent deadly high blood pressure symptoms? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Protect against high blood pressure with a surprising exercise that you can do at home
HIGH blood pressure risk could be lowered by changing your weekly exercise and workout routine. One of the best ways to prevent deadly hypertension symptoms and signs is to do certain exercises. This is the workout you can do at home. Should you change your gym workout routine? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gilead pays $97M to settle charity foundation case, claims no wrongdoing
Gilead Sciences Inc. will pay $97 million to settle Justice Department claims that the Peninsula drug maker illegally used a foundation to cover the copays of thousands of Medicare patients taking a hypertension drug. The case is part of an ongoing push by the Justice Department to halt the practice of drugmakers using foundations as conduits that it says circumvent cost-control measures in the Medicare program. The practice can leave taxpayers to pick up much of the cost when companies increase… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 25, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Gilead pays $97M to settle charity foundation case, claims no wrongdoing
Gilead Sciences Inc. will pay $97 million to settle Justice Department claims that the Peninsula drug maker illegally used a foundation to cover the copays of thousands of Medicare patients taking a hypertension drug. The case is part of an ongoing push by the Justice Department to halt the practice of drugmakers using foundations as conduits that it says circumvent cost-control measures in the Medicare program. The practice can leave taxpayers to pick up much of the cost when companies increase… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 25, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Cochrane ’s statement to the 58th PAHO Directing Council
Cochrane has submitted a statement to the58th Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Directing Council.PAHO, an international public health agency focused on the Americas, serves as a regional office for the World Health Organization (WHO). The PAHO Directing Council is a key meeting that brings together  ministers of health, policymakers, technical staff and other stakeholders to decide on the health priorities for collective action in the region. Representatives ofCochrane Canada, theCochrane Iberoamerican Network and theCochrane US Network are attending the meeting, which is taking place virtually on 28 and 2...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - September 25, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Rachel Klabunde Source Type: news

Exercise, a Worthwhile Prescription
It is well known that physical exercise has numerous benefits for all people, and it ’s arguably of even greater benefit to our older population. Among the well-established positive effects of exercise are increases in strength, balance, energy level, balance, and coordination. There are also strong indications that regular physical exercise improves mental function and prevents d ecline in cognition. With respect to medical conditions, physical activity helps hypertension, hyperlipidemia, diabetes and glucose intolerance, and osteoporosis. (Source: Caring for the Ages)
Source: Caring for the Ages - September 25, 2020 Category: Health Management Authors: Karl Steinberg Tags: On My Mind Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Lower your blood pressure reading by sipping on this breakfast juice
HIGH blood pressure is seriously putting your life in danger of a heart attack or stroke. To combat this first thing in the morning, which drink works best to lower your reading? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A study could provide guideline for exercise training aimed at high blood pressure patient
(Funda ç ã o de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de S ã o Paulo) Brazilian researchers' finding that exercising in the evening reduces blood pressure more than in the morning can help health professionals choose the time of day for aerobic training depending on the type of anti-hypertensive drug they take. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The vegetable you should AVOID or risk deadly high blood pressure - are you at risk?
HIGH blood pressure risk could be lowered by making some diet or lifestyle changes. You could lower your chances of developing deadly hypertension symptoms and signs by avoiding certain foods. This is the vegetable you should avoid, or risk high blood pressure. Should you speak to a doctor about your blood pressure? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Spontaneous Nosebleeds Tied to High Blood Pressure
People with hypertension were more likely to have nosebleeds, and they tended to be more severe. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicholas Bakalar Tags: Blood Pressure Nosebleed Hypertension Source Type: news

Oral Steroids May Raise Risks for Diabetes, HTN, VTE in Children
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 23, 2020 -- Children with current glucocorticoid exposure have increased risks for diabetes mellitus, hypertension, and venous thromboembolism (VTE), according to a study published online Sept. 9 in the American Journal of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Initiates Pivotal Global Phase 3 Clinical Trial of Janssen ’s COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., September 23, 2020 – Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) (the Company) today announced the launch of its large-scale, pivotal, multi-country Phase 3 trial (ENSEMBLE) for its COVID-19 vaccine candidate, JNJ-78436735, being developed by its Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies. The initiation of the ENSEMBLE trial follows positive interim results from the Company’s Phase 1/2a clinical study, which demonstrated that the safety profile and immunogenicity after a single vaccination were supportive of further development. These results have been submitted to medRxiv and are due to be published online i...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - September 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

Even Moderate Drinking May Raise Hypertension Risk in Diabetes Even Moderate Drinking May Raise Hypertension Risk in Diabetes
Moderate alcohol use is thought to have a cardioprotective effect, but a new study points to an increased risk of hypertension with such use in patients with T2D.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - September 23, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

ECG Challenge: Lightheadedness in the ED ECG Challenge: Lightheadedness in the ED
An older man with a history of hypertension and heart disease visits the ED with lightheadedness and a slow pulse. What's going on?Medscape Cardiology (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - September 22, 2020 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Clinical Case Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Headaches could indicate malignant hypertension – what is it?
HIGH blood pressure is a common condition and often referred to as the silent killer. Headaches and hypertension are linked and could indicate an emergency. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AHA News: High Blood Pressure May Cause Poor Communication Between Brain Regions
Title: AHA News: High Blood Pressure May Cause Poor Communication Between Brain RegionsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/22/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure General)
Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure General - September 22, 2020 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

High blood pressure awareness and treatment declining
After increasing between 1999 and 2014, both awareness and treatment of high blood pressure dropped among adults in the U.S. (Source: NIH Research Matters)
Source: NIH Research Matters - September 21, 2020 Category: Research Source Type: news

Three most common warning signs of deadly high blood pressure - and when to see a doctor
HIGH blood pressure symptoms can be difficult to spot, and may be easily mistaken for something less serious. You could be at risk of deadly hypertension if you develop any of these most common tell-tale signs. Should you consider speaking to a doctor and checking your blood pressure? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AHA News: High Blood Pressure May Cause Poor Communication Between Brain Regions
MONDAY, Sept. 21, 2020 (American Heart Association News) -- A test that measures blood flow changes in the brain shows people with high blood pressure are more likely to experience poorer communication between brain regions than those with normal... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 21, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Best supplements for high blood pressure: A pill that could notably lower your reading
BEST supplements for high blood pressure: It may be possible for a person to lower their reading with the help of supplements. Health experts and studies indicate one could be particularly beneficial. What is it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Is the Normal Blood Pressure Range?
Title: What Is the Normal Blood Pressure Range?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 9/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/21/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure General)
Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure General - September 21, 2020 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Blood Pressure Chart: Reading by Age
Title: Blood Pressure Chart: Reading by AgeCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 9/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/21/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure General)
Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure General - September 21, 2020 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

How to live longer: The juice that could ward off high blood pressure and boost longevity
HOW TO live longer: The secret to long life expectancy has a lot to do with what we put in our bodies. A certain juice could ward off high blood pressure - a condition that can lead to serious health complications - and therefore boost longevity. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Be aware of the ‘salty six’ if you want to lower your reading
HIGH blood pressure affects around a third of adults in the UK, and left untreated, serious health complications can ensue. To help keep your reading in check, one expert urges to be aware of the "salty six". (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: A quick and easy meal that could lower your blood pressure reading
HIGH blood pressure means the heart is working extra hard to pump blood around the body. In doing so, the force at which the blood is circulated could damage the arteries. Here's a quick and easy meal to make that could lower your reading. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack warning: How often do you poo in a single week? Hidden signs explained
HEART attack symptoms include difficulty breathing, chest pain, and an overwhelming feeling of anxiety. But you could also be at risk of a deadly myocardial infarction and high blood pressure symptoms if you develop this hidden sign in the toilet. How often do you poo in a single week? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Nurses Lay Foundation For Better Chronic Disease Management
[MSF] In Zimbabwe, Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) are estimated to account for 31% of total deaths, with diabetes, hypertension and asthma as the main killers.   The country has been facing a number of challenges that have resulted in the deterioration of many facets of daily life, most notably the health sector. Healthcare workers are overwhelmed and doctors, especially in rural areas, are scarce. Millions of Zimbabweans are disconnected from health netw orks, living far away from larger cities and unable (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 18, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

High blood pressure: The hidden ingredient you need to look out for
HIGH blood pressure means the pressure inside your arteries is higher than it should be. You may have no symptoms, but it's definitely dangerous. Watch out for this hidden ingredient that could be making it worse. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A pregnancy ended by COVID-19 informs new understanding and protocols
The case of an expectant mother ’s gestational hypertension exacerbated by the coronavirus has helped doctors understand how infection affects pregnant women. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - September 17, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Heart disease warning: The often overlooked symptom that could be a deadly sign
HEART disease symptoms may include chest pain and high blood pressure. But you could also be at risk of deadly coronary heart disease and heart attacks if you develop this often overlooked sign. Should you consider speaking to a doctor about your heart disease risk? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure warning - the sexual symptom that may be caused by deadly hypertension
HIGH blood pressure symptoms can be difficult to spot but may include headaches and chest pain. You could also be at risk of deadly hypertension if you develop a tell-tale sexual sign. Have you suffered from erectile dysfunction? Should you consider speaking to a doctor about your blood pressure? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: A surprising factor that can influence onset of high blood sugar levels
TYPE 2 diabetes is diagnosed when blood sugar levels exceed 7mmol/L while fasting, confirmed Diabetes UK. Risk factors for developing the condition include being overweight and high blood pressure. Yet, there's one surprising factor that can influence the onset of high blood sugar levels that you may not know about. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study finds novel mechanism that may confer protection against glaucoma
(Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center) A team of researchers from LSU Health New Orleans Neuroscience Center of Excellence and the University of Copenhagen provides the first evidence that patients with ocular hypertension may exhibit superior antioxidant protection that promotes resistance to the elevated intraocular pressure associated with glaucoma. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New virtual screening tool eases, accelerates routine diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension
(Temple University Health System) The COVID-19 pandemic has increasing numbers of doctors caring for patients virtually. While critical to protecting patient health during a pandemic, however, virtual care presents unique challenges, especially when it comes to diagnosis. Now, cardiologists at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, have come up with a virtual screening tool that greatly simplifies the process of diagnosing a complex form of heart failure known as pulmonary hypertension. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Children who take steroids at increased risk for diabetes, high blood pressure, blood clots
(Rutgers University) Children who take oral steroids to treat asthma or autoimmune diseases have an increased risk of diabetes, high blood pressure, and blood clots, according to Rutgers researchers. The Rutgers study is the first to quantify these complications of oral steroids in a nationwide population of children. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Adverse pregnancy outcomes raise heart disease risk by 25% in older women, study says
Women who experience adverse pregnancy outcomes ranging from high blood pressure to gestational diabetes have a more than 25% higher risk for heart disease later in life than those who don't. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - September 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Two of the best types of vegetables to help lower your reading
HIGH blood pressure is an extremely common condition and could be referred to as a ticking time bomb. Eating more of these two types of vegetables will significantly lower your reading. What are they? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Better Cardiovascular Health Linked to Lower Incident HTN
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 16, 2020 -- For adults without hypertension, better cardiovascular health as measured by Life's Simple 7 (LS7) is associated with a lower risk for incident hypertension, according to a study published online Sept. 16 in the Journal... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 16, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Australia ’s field force: evolving on fast forward
The pandemic has, it will surprise no one, upended traditional ways of working for pharma ’s Australian field force. “I don't think that we will ever go back to working the way we did pre-COVID, ” says David Grolman, Medical Director at Pfizer Australia and New Zealand.”   But arguably this is less of a revolution than it might first seem. The havoc and disruption it has wreaked has merely accelerated change that was happening anyway, much of it positive, says Matthew Britland, VP of the Australian Pharmaceutical medical and scientific Professionals Association (APPA). “It’s c...
Source: EyeForPharma - September 16, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Lucy Fulford Source Type: news

Keep High Blood Pressure at Bay With Healthy Lifestyle
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 16, 2020 -- Want to fend off high blood pressure? New research adds to the pile of evidence showing that living healthy can help you avoid hypertension. The study included nearly 3,000 Black and white U.S. adults, aged 45 and... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 16, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Keep High Blood Pressure at Bay With Healthy Lifestyle
Title: Keep High Blood Pressure at Bay With Healthy LifestyleCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/16/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/16/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure General)
Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure General - September 16, 2020 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

High blood pressure treatment: The 25p herb shown to significantly reduce your reading
HIGH blood pressure can be life-threatening if left untreated but you can nip it in the bud by making healthy dietary decisions. Even modest adjustments can help, such as eating a particular herb. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Intensive Therapy for HTN Tied to Drop in Orthostatic Hypotension
TUESDAY, Sept. 15, 2020 -- Intensive blood pressure (BP)-lowering treatment in adults with hypertension is associated with a reduced likelihood of orthostatic hypotension (OH), according to a review published online Sept. 10 in the Annals of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 15, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Identifying, preventing and managing heart rhythm side effects of medicines
(American Heart Association) Arrhythmias are irregular heartbeats and can be caused by a variety of factors, such as genetics, heart disease, high blood pressure or electrolyte imbalances.Many commonly used medications, including over-the-counter medicines, can cause or worsen arrhythmias.Health care professionals should consider that a patient's arrhythmia may be caused or worsened by a medication. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

White Coat Hypertension May Progress to Hypertension in Kids White Coat Hypertension May Progress to Hypertension in Kids
About half of children with initial white coat hypertension progressed to hypertension or pre-hypertension 1 year later, suggesting the need for longitudinal follow-up.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - September 15, 2020 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Many Providers Don't Follow Hypertension Guidelines Many Providers Don't Follow Hypertension Guidelines
Many providers rely on clinic BP measurements to make a new diagnosis of hypertension, and view BP measured manually with a cuff and stethoscope as accurate.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - September 14, 2020 Category: Pathology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news