High blood pressure: Eat this legume to lower your blood pressure reading
HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE is often described as insidious because it tends to creep up unannounced and only makes itself known when it has inflicted serious damage. Luckily, the condition is easily reversed if you shun certain items and increase your intake of others. Legumes have been touted for their blood pressure-lowering benefits, but which legume provides the greatest benefit? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Unichem, Macleods Pharma recall drugs from US market
Drug firms Unichem Pharmaceuticals and Macleods Pharma are recalling various lots of tablets used for treatment of high blood pressure and diabetes from the US market, according to a latest enforcement report of the American health regulator. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - February 16, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

High blood pressure warning: A handful of this fruit in the morning could lower reading
HIGH blood pressure puts unnecessary strain on your heart and arteries. Dubbed "the silent killer", this dangerous condition needs to be managed well. Which fruit has been shown to help lower blood pressure readings? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Drink this type of milk to lower your blood pressure reading
HIGH blood pressure may seem benign in the beginning, but, if left untreated, the condition can pose deadly health risks so it is important to your reading in check. The safest and most effective way to regulate your blood pressure is to eat a healthy, balanced diet, and, to that end, a particular type of milk comes out on top. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CDC: Announcement of Requirements and Registration for the 2020 Million Hearts Hypertension Control Challenge
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announces the launch of the 2020 Million Hearts Hypertension Control Challenge, which seeks to prevent a million strokes and heart attacks by 2022. Million Hearts recognizes health systems, clinicians, and clinical practices that have significantly impacted hypertension control rates. Applications will be accepted February 21 through April 6, 2020. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - February 14, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Advancing an oral drug for pulmonary arterial hypertension
(University of Pennsylvania) With a protein drug grown in the leaves of lettuce plants, the University of Pennsylvania's Henry Daniell and colleagues hope to provide new treatment options for patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension, a rare but deadly disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

#DYK African American women often have more heart attack risk factors than white women, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol & diabetes? Get tips on managing these conditions & making #HeartHealthy decisions: http://www.fda.gov/womenshearthealth   … via @FDAWomen
#DYK African American women often have more heart attack risk factors than white women, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol & diabetes? Get tips on managing these conditions & making #HeartHealthy decisions: http://www.fda.gov/womenshearthealth … via @FDAWomen (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - February 13, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at US_FDA) Source Type: news

Young Black Adults More Prone to Stroke, but Don't Know It
THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2020 -- Young black Americans face higher rates of stroke than others as a result of high blood pressure, diabetes and obesity, new research suggests. But the same study finds they typically underestimate their stroke risk. " If... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 13, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Orthostatic Hypotension During HTN Tx Not Tied to CVD Events
THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2020 -- Orthostatic hypotension (OH) during hypertension treatment is not associated with a higher risk for cardiovascular disease events, according to a study published online Jan. 27 in Hypertension. Stephen P. Juraschek, M.D.,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 13, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

High blood pressure symptoms: Noticing this sudden change in your ankles could be a sign
HIGH blood pressure is the result of one leading a poor lifestyle. The dangerous condition is often called the "silent killer" due to its non obvious symptoms that pose a health problem until it's too late. Spotting the early signs is crucial and for anyone noticing this change in their ankles could mean they're at risk of high blood pressure. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Good oral hygiene isn’t just for the mouth: It benefits brain health too
(Natural News) Heart disease and cerebrovascular diseases (e.g., stroke) are the leading causes of death in western countries. These diseases are caused by several factors, such as hypertension, high blood cholesterol, diabetes mellitus, smoking and obesity. However, recent studies have found that there is another unexpected contributor to the development of atherosclerosis and atherothrombosis (blood clot... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Announces Collaboration with U.S. Department of Health & Human Services to Accelerate Development of a Potential Novel Coronavirus Vaccine
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., February 11, 2020 – Johnson & Johnson today announced that its Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies will further expedite its investigational coronavirus vaccine program through an expanded collaboration with the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), part of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) at the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. The collaborative partnership with BARDA builds on Johnson & Johnson’s multipronged response to the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak. In addition to Janssen’s ef...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - February 11, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Follow this diet to lower your reading
HIGH blood pressure is the result of poor dietary decisions taken over time so overhauling your diet and shunning certain culprits can reverse the condition. Cutting back on one food group in particular has been shown to reduce blood pressure. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South Africa: Dentists in South Africa Aren't Being Taught Genetics. Why They Should
[The Conversation Africa] Genetic and genomic research has improved our understanding of the genetic origin of growth, development and disease and affects all areas of healthcare. There is also mounting evidence that many complex conditions are the result of interactions between genes. These include diabetes and hypertension. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 11, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Janssen Announces Submission to U.S. FDA for New DARZALEX ® (Daratumumab)-Based Combination Regimen for Patients with Relapsed/Refractory Multiple Myeloma
RARITAN, NJ, February 10, 2020 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today the submission of a supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeking approval of DARZALEX® (daratumumab) in combination with Kyprolis® (carfilzomib) and dexamethasone (DKd) for relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma. The sBLA is supported by results from the Phase 3 CANDOR study, which compared treatment with DKd to carfilzomib and dexamethasone (Kd) in patients with multiple myeloma who relapsed after one to three prior lines of therapy. “W...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - February 10, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Med-tech company gets fast-track status from FDA, raising Series B
St. Paul-based Aria CV makes a device that treats Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension, or high blood pressure in the lungs. The company is also raising $31 million. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 10, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Carrigan Miller Source Type: news

Med-tech company gets fast-track status from FDA, raising Series B
St. Paul-based Aria CV makes a device that treats Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension, or high blood pressure in the lungs. The company is also raising $31 million. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 10, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Carrigan Miller Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Add this natural supplement to your diet to lower your reading
HIGH blood pressure is insidious because it doesn't produce any visible signs initially, but, overtime, a high reading can be life-threatening. Fortunately, the condition can be reversed by making simple dietary tweaks, and, to that end, a milk-base supplement can help to lower your reading. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Sprinkling this seeds on your meals could lower your reading
HIGH blood pressure can increase your risk of having a heart attack or a stroke - but there's one simple diet change you should know about that can help you lower your reading. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Adding this ingredient to your water could lower your reading
HIGH blood pressure is a deadly condition - but it can be prevented. To help prolong your life, there's one ingredient proven to help lower blood pressure readings that you can incorporate into your diet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: The Asian delicacy proven to lower blood pressure
HIGH blood pressure is dangerous to your well-being. Put your loved ones' minds at rest by lowering your reading today. One versatile ingredient has been proven to help you do just that. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pesticide exposure can lead to high blood pressure in children
(Natural News) As crazy as it sounds, high blood pressure is not only a problem that affects adults. The American Heart Association reports that it can affect people of all ages, including babies, young children and teens. In fact, experts report that while a third of all adults are hypertensive, around 3.5 percent of kids also... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Many Women Readmitted for De Novo Postpartum Hypertension
THURSDAY, Feb. 6, 2020 -- Many women who are readmitted for postpartum hypertension have not been diagnosed with hypertensive disorders of pregnancy before discharge, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the Society for... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 6, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

High blood pressure symptoms: How to tell if you have the ‘silent killer’ - the signs
HIGH blood pressure is a condition which affects around a third of adults in the UK, and left untreated serious complications can occur. Often described as the "silent killer", how can you tell if you have the condition? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pregnant women with very high blood pressure face greater heart disease risk
(Rutgers University) Women with high blood pressure in their first pregnancy have a greater risk of heart attack or cardiovascular death, according to a Rutgers study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Healthy Habits Can Slide After Starting Heart Medications
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 5, 2020 -- Some people let healthy habits fall by the wayside after they start medications for high cholesterol or high blood pressure, a new study finds. Of more than 41,000 middle-aged Finnish adults researchers followed, those... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 5, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Working this many hours a week may increase risk of condition
HIGH blood pressure is risky business. Unnecessarily putting strain on the arteries, it can lead to aneurysms, dementia and heart failure. Now a study confirms working a certain number of hours per week could increase the chances of developing the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pregnant women who conceive in the spring or summer 'are more likely to suffer from pre-eclampsia'
A study of 50,000 women in Denmark found those who got pregnant between June and August were more likely to have high blood pressure disorders. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Short, intensive training improves children's health
(Martin-Luther-Universit ä t Halle-Wittenberg) Many children don't get enough exercise and as a result often have health problems such as being overweight and having high blood pressure. A research team from Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) and the Medical School Berlin (MSB) has found that simple methods can be used to combat this. They integrated high-intensity interval training (HIIT) into standard physical education and observed improvements in children's health within a very short period of time. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

ICDs Have Come a Long Way in 40 Years
Michel Mirowski and his colleagues gave the field of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) a pretty good start, but what's more impressive is how far the technology has advanced since that first human ICD implant in February 1980. In the past 40 years we've seen ICDs become dramatically smaller, longer lasting, more capable, more personalized, subcutaneous (non-transvenous), and even MRI-firendly. And that's not to mention the advanced data connectivity and monitoring capabilities that the latest technologies offer. So without further ado, let's take a look at the current ICD landscape and the companie...
Source: MDDI - February 4, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Implants Source Type: news

Medtronic Begins New Pilot Study as Part of SPYRAL HTN Clinical Program for Renal Denervation in Hypertension Patients
Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced it will begin enrollment in a pilot study evaluating the safety and efficacy of the Symplicity ™ Spyral renal denervation (RDN) system using a targeted procedural approach with a reduced number of radio frequency (RF) ablations. Set to enroll 50 patients at up to 15 sites in the U.S. and Europe, the single-arm study is designed to focus on ablating the distal main renal artery and primary b ranches to lower blood pressure utilizing a simplified procedural approach. (Source: News from Angioplasty.Org)
Source: News from Angioplasty.Org - February 4, 2020 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Global Solidarity, Collaboration and Urgent Action Needed to Defeat the New Coronavirus Outbreak
Once in a very rare while, a single, serious challenge consumes the attention of the entire world. We are living through one such period today as countries and communities come together to end the new coronavirus outbreak. This virus, provisionally known as the “2019-novel coronavirus,” has, as of 3 February 2020, spread to 24 countries, with over 17,000 people being infected to date, 99% of them in China. The limited numbers of cases elsewhere around the world – just 153 so far – show that efforts to contain the virus in China are curbing its global spread, alongside the detection and clinical care...
Source: TIME: Health - February 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Tags: Uncategorized health ideas Source Type: news

Lower Hypertension Risk With Long-Distance Cross-Country Skiing Lower Hypertension Risk With Long-Distance Cross-Country Skiing
People who compete in long-distance cross-country skiing races are less likely to develop high blood pressure than their counterparts who don't, a Swedish study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Untreated Sleep Apnea Puts Your Heart at High Risk
The AASM points to several major warning signs and risk factors for sleep apnea: snoring, choking or gasping, fatigue, obesity and high blood pressure. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA clears Qynapse's brain MRI analysis software
Medical technology company Qynapse said it has received 510(k) clearance from...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRI links high blood pressure with white-matter lesions MRI links brain region to dementia, auditory deterioration Alzheimer's biomarkers could affect races differently MRI links lifestyle factors to stroke, dementia risk MRI shows possible link between blood flow, Alzheimer's (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 3, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Doing this much exercise in the morning could lower your reading
HIGH blood pressure is a common condition which rarely has noticeable symptoms, but left untreated, serious problems such as heart attack and stroke can occur. To keep blood pressure in check, doing a certain amount of exercise in the morning could help. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hillrom Improves Hypertension Detection With New Welch Allyn(R) Spot Vital Signs(R) 4400 Device
Latest vital signs device provides caregivers with an advanced, more efficient patient vitals solution CHICAGO, Feb. 3, 2020 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Global medical technology leader Hillrom today announced the commercial launch of ... Devices, Product Launch Hillrom, Welch Allyn, Spot Vital Signs 4400 (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - February 3, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Janssen to Highlight Depth of Solid Tumor Portfolio at ASCO GU
RARITAN, N.J., February 3, 2020 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today multiple data presentations from a robust solid tumor portfolio that will be featured at the American Society of Clinical Oncology Genitourinary (ASCO GU) Cancers Symposium, taking place February 13-15 in San Francisco. Company-sponsored data presentations will include clinical results for ERLEADA® (apalutamide) and niraparib in prostate cancer; and BALVERSA™ (erdafitinib) in bladder cancer. “We are committed to improving outcomes in patients with prostate and bladder cancer where high unmet...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - February 3, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Blood test identifies risk of disease linked to stroke and dementia
A UCLA-led study has found that levels of six proteins in the blood can be used to gauge a person ’s risk for cerebral small vessel disease, or CSVD, a brain disease that affects an estimated 11 million older adults in the U.S. CSVD can lead to dementia and stroke, but currently it can only be diagnosed with an MRI scan of the brain.“The hope is that this will spawn a novel diagnostic test that clinicians can start to use as a quantitative measure of brain health in people who are at risk of developing cerebral small vessel disease,” said Dr. Jason Hinman, a UCLA assistant professor of neurology and lead ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - February 1, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Hypertension in military veterans is associated with combat exposure and combat injury - Howard JT, Stewart IJ, Kolaja CA, Sosnov JA, Rull RP, Torres I, Janak JC, Walker LE, Trone DW, Armenta RF.
BACKGROUND: Although the long-term effects of combat injury are not well understood, there is emerging concern that exposure to combat environments and subsequent injury may increase the risk of hypertension through changes in inflammatory responses, psych... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

How to lose visceral fat: The easiest and most effective way to help burn belly fat
HOW TO get rid of visceral fat: The trouble with belly fat is that it's not limited to the extra layer of padding located just below the skin. It also includes visceral fat which lies deep inside the abdomen and puts a person at risk of heart disease, diabetes and high blood pressure. Fortunately there is an easy way to help shed your belly fat. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Drinking one glass of this juice a day could lower your reading
HIGH blood pressure needs to be lowered as the dangerous condition can lead to life-threatening issues. If you want to try to prolong your life by lowering your blood pressure reading, as one study shows, an easy addition to your daily fluid intake may be just the trick. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hypertension Indication: Drug Labeling for Cardiovascular Outcome Claims
Labeling (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - January 30, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Doing this physical activity on a regular basis could lower your read
HIGH blood pressure can be lowered by taking part in a relaxing activity. Beneficial for your body, mind and blood pressure readings, what form of movement offers this holistic opportunity? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Maternal smoking linked to babies ’ fracture risk
But does not seem to have a long-lasting effect on fracture risk later in childhood and early adulthood Related items fromOnMedica Assess benzodiazepines ’ risk-benefit before use in early pregnancy Most CCGs missing smoking target for pregnant women Fewer than ever women smoke at point of birth Caffeine in pregnancy linked to risk of child overweight SSRIs raise risk of rare neonatal hypertension (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - January 30, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Eat right and exercise: 5 Natural ways to prevent high blood pressure
(Natural News) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that around 75 million Americans, or one in three adults, have hypertension. Unfortunately, many of them don’t even know that they have the condition since it rarely produces any symptoms at its onset. In 2014, the agency reported that high blood pressure was either a primary or contributing cause... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Launches Multi-Pronged Response to Coronavirus Global Public Health Threat
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., January 29, 2020 – Johnson & Johnson today announced that it is mobilizing resources at its Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies to launch a multi-pronged response to the novel coronavirus (also known as 2019-nCoV or Wuhan coronavirus) outbreak. As part of this work, the Company has initiated efforts to develop a vaccine candidate against 2019-nCoV and broadly collaborate with others to screen a library of antiviral therapies. Identifying compounds with antiviral activity against 2019-nCoV may contribute to providing immediate relief to the current outbreak.“J&J has a long-standing comm...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - January 29, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

High blood pressure symptoms: Signs to look out for and how to measure your reading
HIGH blood pressure is affecting seven million British people who are currently unaware they even have the health condition. The British Heart Foundation adds that most people with the condition "feel fine". So how do you recognise if you've got a high reading or not, how to measure your reading, and why can an untreated high reading be dangerous? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blood Pressure Dips Upon Standing Might Not Be as Dangerous as Thought
Title: Blood Pressure Dips Upon Standing Might Not Be as Dangerous as ThoughtCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/28/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/29/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure General)
Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure General - January 29, 2020 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

New study discovers inflammatory molecules controlling capillary loss
(University of South Florida (USF Health)) A study led by researchers at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine discovered that three major proinflammatory mediators -- interlukin-1 beta, tumor necrosis factor alpha, and thrombin -- individually and especially when combined, directly drive capillary loss known to occur in diseases such as hypertension, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, neurodegenerative diseases and malignant cancer. Using an innnovative 3-D cell model, the investigators also identified combinations of existing drugs that can block the regression of these tiny blood vessels. (Source: ...
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 29, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news