2740 Articles Matching "blood"

Big Chewy Nerds get a sour touch

Mar 23, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
A bag of Sour Big Chewy Nerds contains brainiac blue raspberry, streaming strawberry lemonade, wiki watermelon and blood orange byte flavors. Read More...
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Middle-school screening uncovers diabetes, high cholesterol

Mar 23, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health - In a small pilot study that screened 45 Ohio middle school students for cardiovascular risk factors, a third of the children had abnormal levels of cholesterol or blood sugar, and two kids were found to have undiagnosed diabetes....
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Improving TB Treatment—And Survival—In The World's Poorest Places

Mar 23, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Blood-test results remain a gold standard of accuracy when doctors need to determine if tuberculosis (TB) patients are adequately absorbing their medications. Indicators such as the blood levels of TB drugs at fixed timepoints after dosing, usually two and six hours, influence how treatment regimens......
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GSK reports positive data for experimental blood cancer drug

Mar 22, 2019 , Reuters
GlaxoSmithKline received a boost for its oncology research on Thursday, as it reported further positive data from a study of its experimental drug for blood cancer....
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A morning fitness routine that's good for your brain, too

Mar 22, 2019 , CNN Health
Cardiovascular exercise is good for blood flow, which benefits the body and the brain....
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Omron gets long-awaited FDA nod for combined EKG-blood pressure monitor

Mar 22, 2019 (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
Partner AliveCor also got a mysterious new FDA...
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FDA allows sale of certain blood pressure drugs amid shortage

Mar 21, 2019 , Reuters
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday said it will temporarily allow certain manufacturers to sell blood pressure medications containing specified levels of a probable cancer-causing impurity in order to maintain adequate supplies of the drug....
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To Predict Which Cancer Cells Will Attack The Brain, Scientists Harness The Power Of Artificial Intelligence

Mar 20, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Not all cancer cells are created equal. Only a small number of cells in a patient’s initial tumor may have the power to travel through the blood, cross the protective membrane known as the blood-brain barrier, and directly attack the brain. But which cells? What makes them special? How can we targ......
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A Nap a Day Keeps High Blood Pressure at Bay

Mar 20, 2019 , CardioSmart
The blood pressure-lowering effects of naps may be similar to other lifestyle changes and medication, says Greek...
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AHA News: Overweight Kids at Higher Risk for Blood Clots as Adults

Mar 19, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: AHA News: Overweight Kids at Higher Risk for Blood Clots as AdultsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/18/2019 12:00:00...
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Expandable Heart Valves Could Mean Fewer Surgeries

Mar 19, 2019 , WebMD
Expandable aortic valves are guided to the heart through a catheter into a blood vessel and placed inside the old...
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Experimental Blood Test Accurately Spots Fibromyalgia

Mar 19, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
For the first time, researchers have evidence that fibromyalgia can be reliably detected in blood samples – work they hope will pave the way for a simple, fast diagnosis. In a study that appears in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, researchers from The Ohio State University report success in ide......
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Salty And Saltier: Fast Food Chains Keep Adding More Salt To Your Food

Mar 19, 2019 , Forbes
Fast food has always contained lots of salt. Most people are probably not aware, though, that over the past 30 years, the amount of salt in typical fast food meals has increased by 50%. This is worrisome for the millions of people with high blood...
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Early data shows Livongo lowers blood pressure at six weeks

Mar 19, 2019 (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
Comorbid patients with hypertension and diabetes saw an average blood pressure drop of 11.2/5.2 mm...
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Researchers Find Eight New Unique Gene Mutations In Patients With Hereditable Heart Muscle Disease

Mar 19, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In a new study from the Intermountain Healthcare Heart Institute in Salt Lake City, researchers have identified eight new gene mutations that may cause or contribute to idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy, a form of heart disease not caused by known external influences, such as high blood pressure, ob......
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Sweat Holds Most Promise For Noninvasive Testing

Mar 19, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Making a revolutionary biosensor takes blood, sweat and tears. And saliva, naturally. University of Cincinnati professor Jason Heikenfeld examined the potential of these and other biofluids to test human health with tiny, portable sensors for the journal Nature Biotechnology. Heikenfeld develops w......
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Even Before The Elizabeth Holmes Film Hit HBO, Theranos Cast A Long Shadow On Healthcare Startups

Mar 16, 2019 , Forbes
On Monday, a documentary on Elizabeth Holmes and her fraudulent blood-testing company Theranos will air on HBO. The story has already become a reference point for startups trying to hack healthcare....
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Early-Onset Menstruation Linked to Later High Blood Pressure Risk

Mar 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Early-Onset Menstruation Linked to Later High Blood Pressure RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/15/2019 12:00:00...
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New Method To Assess Platelet Health Could Help ER Doctors

Mar 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
New method to assess platelet health could help ER doctors Emergency room doctors often have only a few minutes to determine which patients are in need of a blood transfusion. But currently doctors have no direct method to assess the health of one of the most critical component of the blood: plate......
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Exercise Plus Less Sitting Improves Blood Pressure in Obese Adults

Mar 15, 2019 , CardioSmart
Breaking up sitting with just three minutes of activity has immediate heart-health benefits, finds Australian...
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