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Two Autoantibodies in SLE Predict Development of Pulmonary Hypertension (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Early biomarkers needed to identify patients at risk (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - April 28, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

The Patients We Do Not See
This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Better Sleep And Better Health For Those Who Serve
If you Google “sleep disorders” or “sleep + health risks” you’ll find that the sleep medicine community and the media produce a wealth of coverage on the negative health impacts of poor or inadequate sleep. Browse around and you’ll discover that sleep deprivation and untreated sleep disorders are tied to a nightmare list of health issues and disease states: Heart disease Diabetes Hypertension Impaired cognitive performance Depression —and everyone’s favorite, Obesity! Now consider that the people that serve all of us on the front lines of safety and defense are suffering ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetic AND overweight? You’re MORE likely to suffer dementia too
DIABETES is known to cause other health problems including high blood pressure and cholesterol, increasing risk of heart disease and stroke, but it can also trigger dementia if sufferers are overweight. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Home blood pressure monitors may not be accurate enough
(Reuters Health) – Even as doctors are increasingly relying on home blood pressure monitoring to manage patients with hypertension, many of the devices are too inaccurate to be useful, according to a small study. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Migraine Tied to Hypertension Risk in Women Migraine Tied to Hypertension Risk in Women
Women who have migraine headaches, particularly migraine without aura, are at increased risk for hypertension, a new study suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - April 28, 2017 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Guys, Take the Health Check Up a Notch
FRIDAY, April 28, 2017 -- Though preventive wellness visits are the cornerstone of good health, a third of American men don ' t even have a primary care doctor. You need checkups, even if you feel healthy, because conditions like high blood pressure... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 28, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

High blood pressure symptoms: YOUR height could be putting you at risk
HIGH blood pressure - also known as hypertension - affects more than one in four adults in England and is one of the biggest risk factors for premature death and disability. However now researchers have now revealed you could be at greater risk of the condition if you are short in stature. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Migraine Tied to Hypertension Risk in Women
(Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - April 28, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Why 'breathing better' is the cure for hypertension  
A new study, from the University of Melbourne and Macquarie University in Australia, has found that learning to control your breathing and, breathing deeply, can help cure hypertension. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

United Therapeutics partners with 3-D printer to make human organs
Silver Spring-based United Therapeutics Corp. has been clear about its ambitions to build an unlimited supply of certain transplantable organs. Now, founder Martine Rothblatt said the company's new multiyear collaboration with a 3-D bioprinting company, announced Wednesday, takes it a big step toward that goal. United Therapeutics (NASDAQ: UTHR), which now mostly develops and sells pulmonary hypertension drugs on the market, announced a development agreement to create develop "solid-organ scaffolds"… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 27, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tina Reed Source Type: news

Managing Upper GI Bleeding Due to Portal Hypertension Managing Upper GI Bleeding Due to Portal Hypertension
Dr Rowan Zetterman examines new practice guidance for the diagnosis and management of patients with cirrhosis and portal hypertension.Medscape Gastroenterology (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - April 27, 2017 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology Expert Column Source Type: news

High blood pressure CURE - simple solution could combat deadly condition without pills
HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE - also know as hypertension - could be lowered with a simple cream enriched with magnesium, experts have revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Energy Drinks May Give the Heart an Unhealthy Jolt
Popular beverages also affect blood pressure for hours, small trial shows Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Caffeine, Heart Diseases, High Blood Pressure (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - April 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kenya: Kenyans to Get Free Blood Pressure Screening in Awareness Drive
[Nation] Kenyans will undergo free blood pressure screening from next week as the government rolls out a month-long campaign aimed at creating awareness about hypertension. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 26, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

THIS could increase YOUR heart attack risk - and it’s NOT blood pressure or cholesterol
HEART DISEASE - a condition which can increase the risk of heart attack and stroke - is usually linked to high blood pressure, high cholesterol or lack of exercise. But now experts believe it could be caused by tiny particles in air pollution. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Number of Americans Unaware of Their Hypertension Drops by Half Number of Americans Unaware of Their Hypertension Drops by Half
Men, the uninsured, and younger adults were more likely to be unaware, according to the latest report from the National Center for Health Statistics.Heartwire from Medscape (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Routine Tests Urged for Pregnancy Complication Preeclampsia
Expert panel recommends blood-pressure check at every prenatal visit Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Problems in Pregnancy, High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - April 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: High blood pressure: Sodium may not be the culprit
Over recent years, salt has been labelled as a hypertension-causing monster. A new study asks whether this accusation might be somewhat overblown. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hypertension Source Type: news

How to lower blood pressure: Cutting SALT from your diet could be pointless
HIGH blood pressure the can damage the heart - increasing the risk of heart attack and other organs such as the brain, kidneys and even eyes. Experts often suggest that people should lower their blood pressure by changing their diet - especially cutting out salt - but now experts have suggested it might not work. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Routine Tests Urged for Pregnancy Complication Preeclampsia
TUESDAY, April 25, 2017 -- Doctors should screen all pregnant women for preeclampsia, a serious complication tied to high blood pressure, according to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Expectant mothers should have their blood pressure... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 25, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Jubilant Life gets USFDA nod for hypertension drug
In a BSE filing, the company said it has received abbreviated new drug application (ANDA) final approval for olmesartan medoxomil tablets - 5 mg, 20 mg, and 40 mg. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - April 25, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Alembic Pharma gets USFDA nod for anti-hypertension drugs
The approved products are therapeutically equivalent to the reference listed drug products Benicar and Benicar HCT of Daiichi Sankyo, which is used for the treatment of hypertension, it said. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - April 25, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Beta blocker shows cancer-fighting properties
A new study finds that carvedilol, a drug typically used to treat high blood pressure, can protect against the sun-induced cell damage that leads to skin cancer. The research could lead better ways to protect our skin from the sun. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - April 24, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Altered immune cells may both contribute to preeclampsia and offer new hope for treatment
Researchers have found that the immune system ' s natural killer (NK) cells activate and change in response to placental ischemia. Disrupting these altered cells seems to blunt some of the dangerous complications of the condition, including high blood pressure (hypertension) and inflammation in the mother and growth restriction in the fetus. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - April 24, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

'Connshing syndrome' named as a new cause of high blood pressure
Research published inJCI Insightlinks high blood pressure with Connshing syndrome; findings which could lead to major changes in managing the disease.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - April 24, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Basic understanding of how the stock market works found to drastically reduce anxiety and blood pressure
(Natural News) A basic understanding of finances and financial securities such as bonds and stocks may help reduce the risk of anxiety and other related conditions such as high blood pressure, according to a Japanese study. To carry out the study, a team of researchers from the Hiroshima University and the Nagoya University pooled data from 2,412 respondents, and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Top 5 Conditions That Shorten Americans ' Lives -- And Are Preventable
MONDAY, April 24, 2017 -- More bad news for plus-sized Americans: Obesity is the leading cause of preventable life-years lost in the nation, a new study finds. Obesity steals more years than diabetes, tobacco, high blood pressure and high... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 24, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Altered immune cells may both contribute to preeclampsia and offer new hope for treatment
(Experimental Biology 2017) In a new study presented today at the APS annual meeting at Experimental Biology 2017, researchers have found that the immune system's natural killer (NK) cells activate and change in response to placental ischemia. Disrupting these altered cells seems to blunt some of the dangerous complications of the condition, including high blood pressure (hypertension) and inflammation in the mother and growth restriction in the fetus. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 23, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Beta blocker shows cancer-fighting properties
(Experimental Biology 2017) A new study finds that carvedilol, a drug typically used to treat high blood pressure, can protect against the sun-induced cell damage that leads to skin cancer. The research could lead better ways to protect our skin from the sun. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 23, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Obesity is top cause of preventable life-years lost, study shows
Obesity resulted in as much as 47 percent more life-years lost than tobacco, and tobacco caused similar life-years lost as high blood pressure, new research has shown. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - April 22, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Cleveland Clinic study finds obesity as top cause of preventable life-years lost
(Cleveland Clinic) A team of researchers from Cleveland Clinic and New York University School of Medicine have found that obesity resulted in as much as 47 percent more life-years lost than tobacco, and tobacco caused similar life-years lost as high blood pressure. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 22, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Reported link between diet drinks and dementia and stroke is weak
Conclusion The researchers used data from a large ongoing cohort study to look for links between consumption of sugary and artificially sweetened drinks and risk of stroke or dementia. This cohort study benefits from the large overall sample size, long period of data collection, careful and valid diagnostic assessments, and adjustments for a number of confounders. However, care must be taken when interpreting these results – particularly if latching on to the maximal tripled risk figures reported in the media. There are several points to consider: Small numbers The new number of strokes and dementia in this study was sma...
Source: NHS News Feed - April 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Food/diet Heart/lungs Neurology Source Type: news

A Flight Attendant’s Jet Lag Survival Guide
The summer I turned 19, having dropped out of college amid some personal upheaval, I decided to apply to be a flight attendant. I wanted to get out into the world, meet interesting people, and gaze at the ocean from the other side.  I quickly realized being a flight attendant is a very difficult and physically taxing job. I started working at JMC Airlines, a now-shuttered short-haul carrier. In a regular shift, I would travel through 2 to 3 time zones and experience two takeoffs and two landings, traveling from my home in the U.K. to European destinations as varied as Tenerife in the Canary Islands and Salzb...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - April 21, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

A Flight Attendant’s Jet Lag Survival Guide
The summer I turned 19, having dropped out of college amid some personal upheaval, I decided to apply to be a flight attendant. I wanted to get out into the world, meet interesting people, and gaze at the ocean from the other side.  I quickly realized being a flight attendant is a very difficult and physically taxing job. I started working at JMC Airlines, a now-shuttered short-haul carrier. In a regular shift, I would travel through 2 to 3 time zones and experience two takeoffs and two landings, traveling from my home in the U.K. to European destinations as varied as Tenerife in the Canary Islands and Salzb...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

SteadyMed raises $30m for Trevyent commercial launch
Shares in SteadyMed (NSDQ:STDY) rose 6% today after the company said it inked a $30 million private placement with Adage Capital Management, OrbiMed, Deerfield Management and Kingon Capital Management. The San Ramon, Calif.-based company plans to use its newly-acquired funds to prepare for the commercial launch of its pulmonary arterial hypertension treatment, Trevyent. The therapy is a combination of treprostinil and the PatchPump prefilled, disposable infusion system. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post SteadyMed raises $30m for Trevyent commercial launch appeared first on MassD...
Source: Mass Device - April 21, 2017 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Cardiovascular Drug-Device Combinations Funding Roundup Wall Street Beat SteadyMed Therapeutics Source Type: news

' Connshing syndrome ' named as a new cause of high blood pressure
A new cause of high blood pressure has been identified by researchers, which could lead to major changes in managing the disease, say authors of a new report. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - April 21, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Uncovering Endocrine Causes of Hypertension Uncovering Endocrine Causes of Hypertension
Dr Arefa Cassoobhoy highlights one of the week ' s most important news stories for primary care.Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

'Connshing syndrome' named as a new cause of high blood pressure
(University of Birmingham) Research led by scientists at the University of Birmingham has revealed a new cause of high blood pressure which could lead to major changes in managing the disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 21, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Fruits and vegetables found to lower blood pressure, says new study
(Natural News) Touted as a “silent killer” by the American Heart Association, some 85 million Americans – or one out of every three adults – suffer from high blood pressure. Since there are usually no obvious symptoms, nearly 20 percent of these people don’t even know they have blood pressure issues. If left untreated, high blood... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Insights into Women in Health Care
Q: What are local health care providers doing to help improve women ’s health and better connect with women patients? Patricia Pritchett (UAB): I’m very fortunate to work with so many great physicians who educate me on these important issues. Examples include treating pregnancy as a window to future health and proactively addressing issues like preeclamptic pat ients who are more likely to develop hypertension; or understanding that gestational diabetes patients have a greater than 75 percent… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 20, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Source Type: news

Insights into Women in Health Care
Q: What are local health care providers doing to help improve women ’s health and better connect with women patients? Patricia Pritchett (UAB): I’m very fortunate to work with so many great physicians who educate me on these important issues. Examples include treating pregnancy as a window to future health and proactively addressing issues like preeclamptic pat ients who are more likely to develop hypertension; or understanding that gestational diabetes patients have a greater than 75 percent… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 20, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

More people hospitalized for hypertensive emergency in last decade in U.S.
A new study shows an increase in hospitalization in the United States for hypertensive emergency while at the same time a reduction in deaths from hypertension. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - April 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More Americans being hospitalized for a hypertensive emergency, but fewer are dying
(Oxford University Press USA) A new article published in the American Journal of Hypertension finds a rising trend in hospitalization for hypertensive emergency with reduction in hospital mortality during the last decade. The presence of acute cardiorespiratory failure, chest pain, stroke, acute chest pain, and aortic dissection were most predictive of higher hospital mortality among other complications. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 20, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Hypertension May Positively Affect Ovarian Cancer Prognosis
Linked to 46 percent lower risk of progression for women with endometrioid ovarian cancer (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 20, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pathology, Journal, Source Type: news

Unexpected Benefit Links Hypertension to Better Ovarian Cancer Outcomes
New research suggests that hypertension and diabetes and the use of medications to treat these conditions may influence the survival of ovarian cancer patients. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - April 19, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Carole McCue, MS, RN, CNE Tags: Gynecologic Cancers News Oncology Nursing Gynecologic Cancers Ovarian Cancer Source Type: news

Eating Avocado May Help Prevent Risks Associated With Heart Disease
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Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Masked Hypertension Among Adults With Nonelevated Clinic BP Masked Hypertension Among Adults With Nonelevated Clinic BP
This study examined the incidence of hypertension that is not revealed in the clinical setting.American Journal of Epidemiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

High Blood Pressure: A Silver Lining for Ovarian Cancer Patients?
Title: High Blood Pressure: A Silver Lining for Ovarian Cancer Patients?Category: Health NewsCreated: 4/18/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/19/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - April 19, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

High Blood Pressure: A Silver Lining for Ovarian Cancer Patients?
Study finds prognosis may have some surprising influences (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 19, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Gynecology, Oncology, Diabetes, News, Source Type: news