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Your Best Bet Against Heart Attack, Stroke? Lower Blood Pressure

Feb 22, 2020 , MedicineNet
Title: Your Best Bet Against Heart Attack, Stroke? Lower Blood PressureCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/20/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/21/2020 12:00:00...
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Is High Blood Pressure in First Pregnancy a Harbinger of Heart Trouble?

Feb 20, 2020 , MedicineNet
Title: Is High Blood Pressure in First Pregnancy a Harbinger of Heart Trouble?Category: Health NewsCreated: 2/18/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/19/2020 12:00:00...
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Deaths, amputations due to blocked leg arteries down among U.S. veterans

Feb 20, 2020 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - A growing number of older U.S. military veterans with blocked leg arteries are getting procedures to restore blood flow, and a new study suggests deaths and amputations are declining as a result....
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Roll Up Your Sleeve and Donate Blood for Cancer Patients

Feb 20, 2020 , MedicineNet
Title: Roll Up Your Sleeve and Donate Blood for Cancer PatientsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/18/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/19/2020 12:00:00...
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Chinese cities seek blood donations as coronavirus crimps supplies: China Daily

Feb 19, 2020 , Reuters
Several Chinese cities have declared that a shortage in blood supply for clinical use was imminent, state media reported on Tuesday, as travel curbs due to the coronavirus outbreak keep potential donors at home....
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Headache Or Brain Trauma? Testing Tools In Military Arena Fall Short Of Diagnosing Soldiers’ Most Common Injury

Feb 19, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
The New York Times explains why the numbers of soldiers with brain injuries kept rising after Iran's missile attack and how CT scans and blood tests often come up short. Public health news is on pelvic exams, dementia, transplants, end-of-life care, genetic research, child abuse, pollution, foot health, assisted living care, test results, shingles, tattoos, alcoholic liver disease, and safe sex, as...
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Study Probes Side Effects of Long-Used Methotrexate

Feb 19, 2020 , WebMD
People who took methotrexate had small-to-moderate increases in risks for skin cancer, infections, and gastrointestinal, lung and blood problems, according to the study published Feb. 17 in the Annals of Internal...
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Blood Pressure Med Tied to Harmful Side Effects

Feb 19, 2020 , WebMD
Current guidelines recommend the drug chlorthalidone (Thalitone) as the first-line diuretic. But it can have serious side effects that can be avoided with another diuretic, hydrochlorothiazide (Hydrodiuril), researchers...
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Chinese doctors using plasma therapy on coronavirus, WHO says 'very valid' approach

Feb 18, 2020 , Reuters
Doctors in Shanghai are using infusions of blood plasma from people who have recovered from the coronavirus to treat those still battling the infection, reporting some encouraging preliminary results, a Chinese professor said on Monday....
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Keep your teen moving to reduce risk of depression, study says

Feb 13, 2020 , CNN Health
Science shows moderate to vigorous aerobic exercise is good for us -- it improves sleep; lowers blood pressure; protects against heart disease, diabetes and cancer; reduces stress; boosts mood; and fights anxiety and depression....
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Elizabeth Holmes' attorneys ask judge to throw out Theranos fraud case

Feb 11, 2020 , CNBC Health
Holmes and co-defendant Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani are charged with nine counts of wire fraud and two counts of conspiracy to commit wire fraud with the now-defunct blood-testing...
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Robots May Be Drawing Your Blood In The Not Too Distant Future: Here’s Why

Feb 10, 2020 , Forbes
Researchers, led by a team from Rutgers, evaluated the ability of an automated robot, equipped with an ultrasound probe, to find a vein and draw blood. Judging by the results of the trial, it appeared to be quite...
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FDA Not Recommending Recalls of Diabetes Drug

Feb 08, 2020 , WebMD
The FDA began testing samples of metformin for the carcinogen NDMA at the end of last year. Contamination with this substance has led to recalls of blood pressure and heartburn medications within the past 2...
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For Patients on Blood Thinners, GI Bleeding May Signal Colon Cancer: Study

Feb 08, 2020 , MedicineNet
Title: For Patients on Blood Thinners, GI Bleeding May Signal Colon Cancer: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/7/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/7/2020 12:00:00...
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Blood Thinners, Bleeding Tied to Colon Cancer Risk

Feb 08, 2020 , WebMD
Gastrointestinal bleeding in patients taking blood thinners for an irregular heartbeat should prompt doctors to check for colon cancer, a new study...
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New Immunotherapy Had Positive Results In Cancer Patients After Other Treatments Failed

Feb 07, 2020 , Forbes
A new type of cell-based immunotherapy has extended the lives of several people with blood cancer who had no treatment options...
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Heart Medications Can Make Healthy Habits Slide

Feb 06, 2020 , WebMD
Of more than 41,000 middle-aged Finnish adults researchers followed, those who started on cholesterol or blood pressure drugs were more likely to stop exercising or gain weight in the years...
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Untreated Sleep Apnea Puts Your Heart at High Risk

Feb 04, 2020 , WebMD
The AASM points to several major warning signs and risk factors for sleep apnea: snoring, choking or gasping, fatigue, obesity and high blood...
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These start-ups are racing to help doctors detect cancer early with a simple blood test

Feb 02, 2020 , CNBC Health
Freenome, Grail, Thrive and others are hoping to bring to market tests that can detect cancer in the earliest...
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Blood Pressure Dips Upon Standing Might Not Be as Dangerous as Thought

Jan 30, 2020 , MedicineNet
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...
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