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Uncontrolled Hypertension Unchanged in US Adults Uncontrolled Hypertension Unchanged in US Adults
New data from the CDC's National Center for Health Statistics show less than half of US adults with hypertension have their blood pressure under control, basically unchanged since 2010.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Adherence to a Dash-style diet in relation to depression and aggression in adolescent girls - Khayyatzadeh SS, Mehramiz M, Mirmousavi SJ, Mazidi M, Ziaee A, Kazemi-Bajestani SMR, Ferns GA, Moharreri F, Ghayour-Mobarhan M.
The aim of this study was to assess adherence to the Dietary Approach to Stop Hypertension (DASH) dietary pattern in relation to depression and aggression in adolescent girls. The study was carried out among 580 girls aged between 12 and 18 years of age. D... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Hypertension raises risk of mitral regurgitation
Mitral regurgitation might be preventable, rather than an inevitable consequence of ageing Related items fromOnMedica Blood pressure monitors in GP waiting rooms save time Eating more potatoes linked to higher risk of hypertension Hypertension more likely in men easily stressed when young Unfit teens with high BMI more likely to be hypertensive adults (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - October 18, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Condition causes BLOOD to move the WRONG way through heart
HIGH blood pressure could be causing a common heart valve disorder, scientists have revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

' Alarming' Increase in Stroke Risk Factors'Alarming' Increase in Stroke Risk Factors
Despite many prevention initiatives, the prevalence of hypertension, diabetes, dyslipidemia, drug abuse, and smoking actually appears to be increasing among new ischemic stroke patients in the United States, a new study shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - October 17, 2017 Category: Pathology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Nigeria:Commissioner Points Hypertension, Diabetes As Major Causes of Blindness
[Vanguard] Asaba -Delta State Commissioner for Health, Dr Nicholas Azinge, has said hypertension and diabetes are major causes of blindness. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 16, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Consensus Bundle on Hypertension in Pregnancy Consensus Bundle on Hypertension in Pregnancy
The National Partnership for Maternal Safety recently published a safety bundle on severe hypertension in pregnancy. What are the key considerations for the anesthesiologist?Anesthesia & Analgesia (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Blood pressure medication does not completely restore vascular function
(Lancaster University) Treatments for high blood pressure do not totally reverse its damaging effects on the vascular rhythms that help circulation of the blood. Also, current hypertensive treatment did not fully restore the coherence or the strength of coupling between oscillations in the heart rate, respiration, and vascular rhythms (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

FDA advisory committee backs Aerie ’s Rhopressa eye drug
An FDA advisory committee voted today in favor of Aerie Pharmaceuticals‘ (NSDQ:AERI) Rhopressa product candidate. The dermatologic and ophthalmic drugs advisory committee voted unanimously that clinical trials support the efficacy of Aerie’s netarsudil ophthalmic solution for reducing elevated intraocular pressure in patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension. Nine members of the committee voted to say that the product’s efficacy outweighs its safety risks, while one member voted against that claim. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post FDA advisor...
Source: Mass Device - October 13, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Drug-Device Combinations Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Optical/Ophthalmic Pharmaceuticals Regulatory/Compliance Wall Street Beat Aerie Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Nasdaq halts trading of Aerie stock as FDA reviews Rhopressa NDA
Aerie Pharmaceuticals (NSDQ:AERI) said today that Nasdaq has halted trading of the company’s common stock as an FDA committee convenes to review Aerie’s new drug application for its Rhopressa glaucoma and ocular hypertension drug. The Irvine, Calif.-based company submitted the NDA in February and the FDA is slated to finishing reviewing the application by Feb. 28, 2018. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Nasdaq halts trading of Aerie stock as FDA reviews Rhopressa NDA appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - October 13, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Drug-Device Combinations Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Optical/Ophthalmic Pharmaceuticals Wall Street Beat Aerie Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

2004 to 2014 Saw Increases in Risk Factors in Ischemic Stroke
Increases in prevalence of hypertension, diabetes, dyslipidemia, smoking, and drug abuse in AIS (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 12, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Neurology, Nursing, Pathology, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

QuickStats: Percentage of All Visits by Patients Aged ≥65 Years to Office-Based Physicians Made by Patients with Hypertension, by Sex and Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) — National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, United States, 2012–2015
(Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - October 12, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Teens Risk Cardiac, Vascular Damage at BPs Below Hypertension Teens Risk Cardiac, Vascular Damage at BPs Below Hypertension
Increased left ventricular mass and arterial stiffness were seen in adolescents with blood pressure levels lower than the established cut-off for pediatric hypertension.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Curing cancer isn't always the goal. Sometimes you just want it to be a manageable chronic disease
If you can ’t beat ’em, manage ’em.Millions of patients live by that rule every day — patients with chronic conditions that can’t be cured but can be kept under control with the right combination of medication, diet and lifestyle choices.High blood pressure can be treated this way. So can diabetes.... (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - October 12, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Karen Ravn Source Type: news

Hypertension in 40s Linked to Later Dementia, but Only in Women Hypertension in 40s Linked to Later Dementia, but Only in Women
A new study shows hypertension in earlier midlife than studied before may be a risk factor for dementia, particularly in women.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Hypertension in 40s Linked to Later Dementia
, but Only in Women (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - October 12, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Loneliness ‘is as dangerous as diabetes’ for OAPs’ health, says Britain’s top GP
LONELINESS is as dangerous as high blood pressure, diabetes and depression, Britain ’s top GP will warn today. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stroke Risk Factors Are Rising
More people survive these brain attacks, but the health problems that cause stroke aren't going awaySource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: High Blood Pressure, Ischemic Stroke, Stroke (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High Blood Pressure in Midlife Tied to Later Dementia
Women with high blood pressure in their 40s are at increased risk for dementia in later years. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Alzheimer's Disease Dementia Women and Girls Hypertension Elderly Source Type: news

Traumatic events take toll on the heart
(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) Today it seems about everything has been shown to lead to heart disease. Of course smoking is bad for you, as is high blood pressure. There's even mounting evidence that psychosocial factors can cause heart problems. A new study demonstrates how traumatic experiences can affect vascular health and, ultimately, heart disease. The study results will be presented during The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, Oct. 11-14. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 11, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

High blood pressure risk: Poor diet may NOT be only reason for symptoms
HIGH blood pressure is often blamed on a poor diet full of salty foods, however new research has linked a marriage going downhill with increasing symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Contraceptive implant nearly cost Walsall woman her life
Tasha Hughes, now 20, from Walsall, suffered a massive build-up of fluid on her brain, called intracranial hypertension, a year after having an implant fitted in her arm when she was just 17. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South Africa: Gogos Get a Health Kick Out of Soccer
[GroundUp] In a battle to stay fit and beat the effects of diabetes, arthritis and high blood pressure, pensioners aged between 60 to 80 in Imbali, Pietermaritzburg, have taken to soccer and athletics. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 10, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Can Sauna Sweats Lower Your Blood Pressure?
Title: Can Sauna Sweats Lower Your Blood Pressure?Category: Health NewsCreated: 10/9/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/10/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure General)
Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure General - October 10, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Study will Explore Air Pollution ’s Impact on the Developing Fetus
New research will seek to understand the biological mechanisms that are triggered by exposure to air pollution during pregnancy and lead to lower birth weight in newborns, placing them at greater risk for chronic conditions such as coronary heart disease and hypertension later in life. The research will be conducted in Beijing by an international team of researchers. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - October 9, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Lupin gets USFDA nod to market hypertension treatment tablets
The product is a generic version of US WorldMeds LLC's Corgard tablets in the same strengths, said Lupin. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - October 9, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Personal Health: New Blood Pressure Guidelines for Children
Study after study has demonstrated that elevated blood pressure is correctly diagnosed in less than one-quarter of the children who have it. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JANE E. BRODY Tags: Blood Pressure Children and Childhood Tests (Medical) Hypertension Electronic Health Records Diet and Nutrition Obesity Heart Source Type: news

Searching for a Doctor at 3,000 Metres High
Celestina of Porcón Alto, a rural region high in the Andes, whose family has lived on the same plot of land for generations. Credit: Andrea Vale/IPSBy Andrea ValePORCÓN, Peru, Oct 6 2017 (IPS)Good healthcare can be hard to get – particularly when one lives on top of a mountain. The road to Porcón in the Cajamarca region of Peru, therefore, is as breathtaking as it is sobering. With every step further into its isolated natural beauty, a group of volunteers sent to deliver healthcare essentials are reminded how long the trek would be in an emergency.After a bus has taken the volunteers as far as it...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 6, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Andrea Vale Tags: Development & Aid Featured Headlines Health Inequity Latin America & the Caribbean Population Poverty & SDGs Women's Health Andes diabetes Malnutrition obesity Peru underweight Source Type: news

Thailand ’s physical activity drive is improving health by addressing NCDs
In 2011, when she was 64, Umpun, from Thailand ’s northern Angthong Municipality, was diagnosed with high levels of cholesterol and the dietary fat triglyceride. This raised the threat of suffering from a cardiovascular disease, Thailand’s – and the world’s – leading cause of death, including of people aged under 70. “My doctor advised me to start physical activity and change my diet, and after I started exercising I later found that my triglycerides and cholesterol level had decreased,” says Umpun, now 70 and a village health volunteer. “I enjoyed very much this physical act...
Source: WHO Feature Stories - October 6, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: cardiovascular disease [subject], cardiovascular disease, heart attack, heart attacks, cvd, heart diseases, heart disease, high blood pressure, hypertension, diet [subject], healthy diet, physical activity [subject], exercise, movement, Feature [doctype], Source Type: news

Preeclampsia triggered by an overdose of gene activity
(Max Delbr ü ck Center for Molecular Medicine in the Helmholtz Association) Preclampsia, the most dangerous form of hypertension during a pregnancy, is known to originate in the placenta. But the root causes remain largely a mystery. Findings from MDC scientists reveal that it is not a single disease caused solely by genetic factors: Epigenetically regulated genes play an important role. The Berlin research team also developed an in vitro model of the disorder which demonstrates the dysregulation of an important transcription factor. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 6, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

5 pounds of THIS in your body?
Did you know that by the time you’re 50, you could have almost five pounds of toxins trapped inside your cells, tissue and organs? For millions of years, we had clean air and pure water. But in the past hundred years, our environment has changed faster than we can evolve with it. We weren’t designed to live in a modern world of manmade chemicals, toxins and pollutants. That’s why purging your body of pollutants is more important today than ever. Environmental toxins have become a major health threat. These toxins have linked with many of today’s chronic diseases including: • Cancer • Di...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - October 5, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Al Sears Tags: Anti-Aging Source Type: news

Research suggests middle-aged women with high blood pressure could be at increased risk of dementia
Women who develop high blood pressure in their 40s may be more likely to develop dementia later in life, according to a study published today, 4 October 2017, in the medical journal Neurology. (Source: Alzheimers Society)
Source: Alzheimers Society - October 5, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Drugs, money and your heart
I was really excited to see a recent headline that said heart doctors should discuss herbal medicines with their patients. The recommendation came from a study in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.1 I thought this was a real breakthrough. I thought it meant cardiologists had finally seen the light… Boy, was I wrong… The article said doctors should learn about herbal medicines so they could STOP their patients from using them. You see, supplement use is at an all-time high. About 70% of Americans take them. That’s a lot of people. And Big Pharma would love to capture that market. So they...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - October 5, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Cathy Card Tags: Anti-Aging Source Type: news

Mid - Adulthood HTN Tied to Higher Dementia Risk in Women
Midlife onset of hypertension predicts 73 percent higher dementia risk versus stable normotension (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - October 5, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Nursing, Pathology, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

High blood pressure warning: Dangerous levels in your 30s and 40s could lead to dementia
HIGH blood pressure sufferers in their 30s and 40s are placing themselves at an increased risk of dementia, according to new research. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia WARNING: Women with high blood pressure in their 40s at greater risk of disease
WOMEN with high blood pressure in their forties are at greater risk of dementia, new research shows. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High Blood Pressure in 40s a Dementia Risk for Women?
Title: High Blood Pressure in 40s a Dementia Risk for Women?Category: Health NewsCreated: 10/4/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/5/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Alzheimer)
Source: MedicineNet Alzheimer - October 5, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

ACE Inhibitors vs. ARBs
Title: ACE Inhibitors vs. ARBsCategory: MedicationsCreated: 10/5/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/5/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure General)
Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure General - October 5, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Women's dementia risk increased by midlife hypertension
Women who develop high blood pressure in their 40s may be at greater risk of dementia, a new study finds, but this association may not ring true for men. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alzheimer's / Dementia Source Type: news

This diet advice could kill you
The American Heart Association says sodium in salt raises blood pressure. They say it increases the risk for heart disease and stroke.  But the latest science says otherwise… A British review of 34 clinical trials showed that cutting down on salt reduced blood pressure only slightly for people with hypertension.1  And a new study in The Lancet found that some low-salt diets could put you at GREATER risk of heart disease and death.2 Researchers analyzed data from 133,118 people. They wanted to see if there was a link between high sodium and heart attack, stroke and death The results were startling. People...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - October 5, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Randall Hall Tags: Health Heart Health Men's Health Nutrition Women's Health Source Type: news

Women in 40s with high blood pressure face dementia danger
The findings, based on a study of more than 7,200 people in the US, reinforces growing evidence lifestyle in middle age has a marked impact on health in retirement. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High Blood Pressure in Early Midlife Associated With Later Dementia Risk (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- But only in women, Kaiser Permanente researchers find (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - October 4, 2017 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

High Blood Pressure Tied To Women's Dementia Risk
Study didn't find same link in men (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia risk for women in 40s with high blood pressure
Researchers at Kaiser Permanente in California admitted they were stunned by the extraordinarily high figure - and also to see that the risk only seemed to apply to women. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gore launches anti-migration assurance program for Viabil stent
W.L. Gore & Associates said today it launched an Anti-Migration Assurance Program for its Viabil short wire biliary endoprosthesis through which it will provide replacement devices for patients whose device moves out of place within a year of implantation. The Flagstaff, Ariz.-based company said the short wire biliary endoprosthesis has an average migration rate of 0.2%, touting the device as being the only “fully covered metal stent with demonstrated low migration and high long-term patency.” “Reintervention with additional stents and additional procedures increases the patient’s risk of c...
Source: Mass Device - October 4, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Stents W.L. Gore & Associates Source Type: news

High Blood Pressure in Early Midlife Tied to Later Dementia Risk (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- But only in women, Kaiser Permanente researchers find (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - October 4, 2017 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

High blood pressure in 40s increases women's risk for dementia, study says
Women who develop high blood pressure in their 40s could be much more vulnerable to dementia later in life, a new study suggests. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - October 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure link to dementia: Warning for women in their forties with hypertension
WOMEN with high blood pressure in their forties are at greater risk of dementia, new research shows. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High Blood Pressure in 40s a Dementia Risk for Women?
Study didn't find same link in men Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dementia, High Blood Pressure, Women's Health (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - October 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news