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High blood pressure symptoms: Eating THIS diet is better than medication to lower reading
HIGH blood pressure can prove deadly, but eating less salty food along with the DASH diet could help lower your reading as effectively as medication. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: High blood pressure: Could diet replace medication?
Researchers suggest that the DASH diet, when combined with low salt intake, may be just as effective as medication for lowering high blood pressure. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hypertension Source Type: news

High blood pressure: More than half of people with THIS condition are at risk
HIGH blood pressure symptoms include headaches, fatigue and difficulty breathing. But, scientists have revealed that the condition has been linked to one of the most common cancers in the UK. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Under Affordable Care Act, Americans have had more preventive care for heart health, UCLA study finds
By reducing out-of-pocket costs for preventive treatment, the Affordable Care Act appears to have encouraged more people to have health screenings related to their cardiovascular health,a UCLA study found. Comparing figures from 2006 through 2013, researchers found that more people were screened for diabetes, high cholesterol, cigarette use and high blood pressure — all risk factors for heart disease — after the ACA was implemented than before.But the research, published in the peer-reviewed American Journal of Managed Care, also revealed a disparity between men and women in one key area. Although more men who ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - November 23, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Dementia: The 10-step diet that could PREVENT Alzheimer’s disease
DEMENTIA could be prevented by following the MIND diet, which combines parts of the Mediterranean diet with a dietary plan to reduce high blood pressure. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure symptoms: Erectile dysfunction could be caused by high BP
HIGH blood pressure could lead to erectile dysfunction, as arteries leading to the penis become damaged. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure diet: Taking THIS 14p supplement could PROTECT against salty foods
HIGH blood pressure is often caused by a diet that is rich in salty foods, however taking a probiotic supplement could protect your body. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Low-salt & heart-healthy dash diet as effective as drugs for some adults with high blood pressure
(Johns Hopkins Medicine) A study of more than 400 adults with prehypertension, or stage 1 high blood pressure, found that combining a low-salt diet with the heart-healthy DASH diet substantially lowers systolic blood pressure -- the top number in a blood pressure test -- especially in people with higher baseline systolic readings. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Lung cancer triggers pulmonary hypertension
(Max-Planck-Gesellschaft) Nearly half of all advanced-stage lung cancer patients develop arterial pulmonary hypertension. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 22, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Adult survivors of childhood cancer are more likely to develop high blood pressure
(American Association for Cancer Research) People who survived childhood cancer were more than twice as likely as the general population to have high blood pressure (hypertension) as adults. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 22, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

App for monitoring hypertension among latest crop of innovations
A wireless sensor that better detects breathing rate in hospital patients, an app to help pregnant women monitor hypertension and another that directs patients with minor injuries to treatment units with the shortest queues are among the latest innovations set to be spread across the NHS. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - November 22, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Gestational Diabetes and Hypertension = Huge Risk for Later Disease Gestational Diabetes and Hypertension = Huge Risk for Later Disease
Women who have both gestational diabetes and high blood pressure during a pregnancy are at a substantially higher risk of subsequently developing related disease than those with just one condition.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

How to reduce high blood pressure: THESE drugs could help REDUCE reading
HIGH blood pressure is a common condition in the UK, but a group of cancer drugs could help get your reading under control. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Snared by New Blood Pressure Guidelines. Now What?
More than 30 million Americans suddenly found themselves newly classified as having high blood pressure. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer drugs could combat high blood pressure
Researchers from Georgetown University Medical Centre in Washington found certain drugs cut off tumors' blood supply, which results in reduced blood pressure and could be a treatment. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: ‘Real advance’ in combating condition that affects MILLIONS
SCIENTISTS have announced a ‘real advance’ in combating high blood pressure, a condition that affects millions and leads to heart attacks and strokes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Papers of note in Science Translational Medicine 9 (416)
This week’s articles describe why pulmonary hypertension often arises with lung cancer; a way to interrupt the autoimmune response in type 1 diabetes; and a marker through which to screen patients for response to MSC therapy and risk for graft-versus-host disease. (Source: Signal Transduction Knowledge Environment)
Source: Signal Transduction Knowledge Environment - November 21, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Ferrarelli, L. K. Tags: STKE Editors ' Choice Source Type: news

Eye scans provide early warning of chronic disease
A quick and efficient eye scan could soon provide early warning of serious chronic diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, dementia and stroke thanks to EU-funded research combining the latest advances in computer vision and mathematical modelling. (Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre)
Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre - November 21, 2017 Category: Research Source Type: news

Diabetes, High BP In Pregnancy Can Lead to Issues
If you develop both diabetes and high blood pressure during pregnancy, you face a much higher risk of future trouble than women who only develop one of those conditions while pregnant, researchers report. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes, High Blood Pressure While Pregnant Spells Trouble Later on
Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes and Pregnancy, Heart Disease in Women, High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - November 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bystander CPR Save Underscores Importance of Community Role
“Everyone has a part to play and when everything aligns, you get the best chance for a good outcome,” said Mike Roulette, an apparatus operator and paramedic with Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue in Portland, Oregon. Saves like the one involving Bob Brands are a daily reminder of why the work he does in the community is so important. Brands was taking a breather between go-kart races on Feb. 22, 2015, when he suddenly collapsed. An employee at the racing center immediately called 9-1-1. Evan Schenck, another racer, began CPR. Within moments, a sheriff’s deputy had arrived and was applying an automat...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - November 20, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Jeff A. Woodin, NRP, FAHA Tags: Patient Care Cardiac & Resuscitation Source Type: news

French Oncologists Upgrade Mesothelioma Standard of Care
Oncologists throughout France have joined the U.S.-based National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) in upgrading their recommended standard-of-care treatment regimen for unresectable pleural mesothelioma. Both groups have added bevacizumab (Avastin) to the traditional cisplatin and pemetrexed chemotherapy combination, expecting to see longer patient survival. “This is a major advancement for the care of mesothelioma patients,” Dr. Gerard Zalcman, head of thoracic oncology at Bichat-Claude Bernard Hospital, told Asbestos.com. “Clearly, this drug can change the natural history of this tumor.” Bevaci...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - November 20, 2017 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Daniel King Tags: American Society of Clinical Oncology Avastin bevacizumab Bichat-Claude Bernard Hospital French Cooperative Thoracic Intergroup Gerard Zalcman National Comprehensive Cancer Network nintedanib Ofev pleural mesothelioma chemotherapy Source Type: news

Diabetes, High Blood Pressure While Pregnant Spells Trouble Later On
MONDAY, Nov. 20, 2017 -- If you develop both diabetes and high blood pressure during pregnancy, you face a much higher risk of future trouble than women who only develop one of those conditions while pregnant, researchers report. And that future... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 20, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Personal Health: Clearing Up the Confusion About Salt
Excess sodium is responsible for most cases of hypertension, a leading risk factor for heart attacks, strokes and kidney failure. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JANE E. BRODY Tags: Salt Diet and Nutrition Blood Pressure Hypertension Labeling and Labels (Product) Restaurants Source Type: news

Pre-diabetes discovery marks step towards precision medicine
Researchers from the University of Sydney's Charles Perkins Centre have identified three specific molecules that accurately indicate insulin resistance, or pre-diabetes - a major predictor of metabolic syndrome, the collection of medical conditions that include abdominal obesity, high blood pressure and high blood sugar levels. The finding, from a study undertaken in mice, could make earlier detection of pre-diabetes in humans much easier for doctors and allow for more personalised and effective treatments for patients in the future. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - November 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

American Medical Association Foundation Community Health Grants
AMAF seeks to financially support innovative programs targeting the prevention and reduction of type 2 diabetes and hypertension. Grant funding will support community-based organizations such as free health clinics that provide services to vulnerable and underserved populations. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - November 20, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Tame work stress for your good health
Too much responsibility with too little authority. Angry customers. Unreasonable deadlines. Work that isn ’t engaging. Unproductive meetings.  On-the-job scenarios like these can send your stress through the roof. And too much stress for too long can have scary consequences like high blood pressure, headaches, heart disease, difficulty sleeping, anxiety and muscle pain.  If you can’t quit your j ob, then it’s crucial you learn how to handle the stress before it gets the best of you. Resist… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Content provided by Premier Health Source Type: news

Some cancer therapies may provide a new way to treat high blood pressure
(Georgetown University Medical Center) Drugs designed to halt cancer growth may offer a new way to control high blood pressure (hypertension), say Georgetown University Medical Center investigators. The finding could offer a real advance in hypertension treatment because although a number of high blood pressure drugs are now available, they work by different mechanisms that are not suited for all patients. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 20, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Tame work stress for your good health
Too much responsibility with too little authority. Angry customers. Unreasonable deadlines. Work that isn ’t engaging. Unproductive meetings.  On-the-job scenarios like these can send your stress through the roof. And too much stress for too long can have scary consequences like high blood pressure, headaches, heart disease, difficulty sleeping, anxiety and muscle pain.  If you can’t quit your j ob, then it’s crucial you learn how to handle the stress before it gets the best of you. Resist… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 20, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Content provided by Premier Health Source Type: news

Sit, relax, chew: Eating too fast increases your risk of obesity, high blood pressure, cholesterol more than five-fold
(Natural News) It looks like the weight loss tip to eat slowly has its merits. According to a recent study, eating too fast increases the “risk of obesity, diabetes, and heart disease.” Research findings indicate that individuals who eat fast might end up eating more because their bodies don’t have the time to realize that... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

If "sitting is the new smoking," who is responsible for the health consequences of desk jobs?
(Natural News) A new study that is set to be published in the forthcoming Lewis and Clark Law Review shows that sitting for prolonged periods of time can often lead to a number of health issues, which include increased body fat and cholesterol, high blood sugar, and increased high blood pressure. According to Natalie Pedersen,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nov 17 Cardiology News Nov 17 Cardiology News
New hypertension guidelines, BP measurement, DOACs during device surgery, a CANTOS substudy, and conflicting data on the heart-failure readmissions reduction program are discussed this week.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - November 17, 2017 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Predicting Alzheimer's: Major inflammation in your 40s puts you at high risk, making the case for improving lifestyle habits
(Natural News) Scientists at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland found that extreme inflammation – which can be caused in middle age by weight gain and high blood pressure or diabetes – could be a sign of impending Alzheimer’s disease. When the scientists observed 1,633 people between the ages of 45 and 65 who... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Closer Look: Heart Groups Lower Threshold for Hypertension
Earlier this week, the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association, among others, announced new cutoffs for hypertension as part of their updated... (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - November 17, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

New Goals and Guidelines for Hypertension New Goals and Guidelines for Hypertension
Dr Walton-Shirley reviews the key updates in the 2017 ACC/AHA guidelines for the Prevention, Detection, Evaluation and Management of High Blood Pressure with the guideline chair.Medscape Cardiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Expert Interview Source Type: news

Medical News Today: The 10 best blood pressure apps
Blood pressure can be managed through apps that can track and monitor your levels and reduce your risk factors for developing high blood pressure. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hypertension Source Type: news

High blood pressure WARNING: THESE drinks could be causing heart damage
HIGH blood pressure could be caused by drinking energy drinks, due to their high sugar and caffeine content, researchers have claimed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure WARNING: Energy drinks could cause heart and kidney damage
HIGH blood pressure could be caused by drinking energy drinks, due to their high sugar and caffeine content, researchers have claimed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Salt raises blood pressure, but our gut bacteria can stop it
New research shows that replenishing the friendly bacteria in our gut that are affected by too much salt may lower high blood pressure. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hypertension Source Type: news

Noden Pharma Announces FDA Approval of Tekturna (aliskiren) Oral Pellets for the Treatment of Hypertension in Adults and Children 6 Years of Age and Older
DUBLIN, Nov. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Noden Pharma DAC, a global specialty pharmaceutical company that is focused on acquiring prescription medicines across a broad range of therapeutic areas, announced today the approval by the U.S. Food and Drug... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - November 15, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

AAFP to Review AHA/ACC Redefinition of High Blood Pressure
The AAFP will review a new hypertension guideline the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Cardiology unveiled Nov. 13 at the AHA's Scientific Sessions 2017 in Anaheim, Calif. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - November 15, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Lower high blood pressure: Yoghurt can help lower stroke and heart attack risk
Eating yoghurt each day can help lower high blood pressure and slash the risk of a stroke or heart attack, according to new research. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure diet: Using THIS unlikely oil in cooking could REDUCE your reading
HIGH blood pressure symptoms, such as difficulty breathing and chest pain, could be prevented by adding black seed oil to your diet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Noden Pharma Announces FDA Approval of Tekturna(R) (aliskiren) Oral Pellets for the Treatment of Hypertension in Adults and Children 6 Years of Age and Older
DUBLIN, Nov. 15, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Noden Pharma DAC, a global specialty pharmaceutical company that is focused on acquiring prescription medicines across a broad range of therapeutic areas, announced today the approval by t... Biopharmaceuticals, Cardiology, FDA Noden Pharma, Tekturna, aliskiren, Hypertension (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - November 15, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Can Treating Gum Disease Help With Blood Pressure?
Aggressively treating gum disease may help lower blood pressure in people at high risk for high blood pressure, according to new research. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to Lower Your Blood Pressure
Medical guidelines have changed, and now about half of Americans may qualify for the diagnosis of hypertension. Here ’ s what to do about it. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: GINA KOLATA Tags: Blood Pressure Salt Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Diet and Nutrition Heart Hypertension Source Type: news

Pharma drug cartel just changed the definition of "high blood pressure" to trick HALF of U.S. adults into "treatment" with high-profit prescription drugs
(Natural News) The pharma drug cartel has become not just a total joke to medicine and science, but increasingly a threat to the health and safety of the American people. In the latest medical hoax to generate profit from the mass medication of nearly everyone, the American Heart Association — a quack medicine front group... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Zimbabwe:'Equip Clinics With Diabetes Testing Equipment'
[The Herald] There is need to encourage girls and women to seek diagnosis and treatment for ailments that may prevent them from achieving positive health outcomes, Harare Provincial Affairs Minister Miriam Chikukwa has said. Speaking during the World Diabetes Day commemorations in Harare yesterday, Minister Chikukwa said many women with gestational diabetes experience pregnancy complications, which include high blood pressure, large birth weight babies and obstructed labour. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 15, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Can Treating Gum Disease Keep Blood Pressure in Line?
Title: Can Treating Gum Disease Keep Blood Pressure in Line?Category: Health NewsCreated: 11/14/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/15/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure General)
Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure General - November 15, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

WATCH: 'GMA' Hot List: What to know about the new medical guidelines on hypertension
Plus, meet the 9-year-old basketball star who is already planning to play ball in college. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news