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Blood pressure drug recall expands again

Nov 13, 2018 , CNN Health
The US Food and Drug Administration says another heart medicine is being voluntarily recalled after tests showed that it was tainted with a potential cancer-causing chemical....
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Alums from this failed health tech start-up now hold key roles at Apple, Amazon, Alphabet and others

Nov 12, 2018 , CNBC Health
In 2012, Quanttus set out to make a smart watch that could measure blood pressure around the clock. It failed but the dream lives on, as Quanttus alums spread out to companies like Apple, Alphabet, Amazon, Fitbit, Nike, Samsung and...
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Alumns from this failed health tech start-up now hold key roles at Apple, Amazon, Alphabet and others

Nov 11, 2018 , CNBC Health
In 2012, Quanttus set out to make a smart watch that could measure blood pressure around the clock. It failed but the dream lives on, as Quanttus alumns spread out to companies like Apple, Alphabet, Amazon, Fitbit, Nike, Samsung and...
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Expert: Pressure To Lower Drug Prices May Lead To Recalls, Particularly Of Generics

Nov 09, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The pressure being placed on drug companies to reduce prices as a result of President Donald Trump’s recent proposals, likely will intensify with the Democrats’ taking control of the House of Representatives in the mid-term elections. Research by George Ball, assistant professor of operations and d......
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Smoking, Diabetes Extra Risky for Women's Hearts

Nov 09, 2018 , WebMD
Researchers have found that three heart disease risk factors -- smoking, diabetes and high blood pressure -- increased the odds of heart attack for both genders, but the rise went higher for women than...
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High blood pressure before age 40 tied to earlier strokes, heart disease

Nov 09, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - People who develop high blood pressure before age 40 have a higher risk of heart disease and strokes in middle age, two new studies suggest....
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Novartis division Sandoz recalls one lot of blood pressure drug

Nov 09, 2018 , Reuters
Novartis said on Thursday its Sandoz division was recalling one lot of losartan tablets after finding traces of a probable carcinogen in the blood pressure drug....
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High Blood Pressure in Young Adults Tied to Earlier Strokes

Nov 09, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: High Blood Pressure in Young Adults Tied to Earlier StrokesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/6/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/7/2018 12:00:00...
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High blood pressure, smoking raise heart attack risk more in women, study says

Nov 09, 2018 , CNN Health
High blood pressure, smoking and diabetes raise women's risk of a heart attack more than these factors raise men's risk, according to a new study published in the BMJ....
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In Pediatrics, What’s the Best Way to Assess for Pressure Injury Risk?

Nov 08, 2018 , American Journal of Nursing
The evolution of a scale. In children, most hospital-acquired pressure injuries are related to medical devices rather than immobility. A device that can’t be repositioned, such as this cast, presents additional risk. Photo by Rafael Ben-Ari/Alamy Stock Photo. Pressure injury prevention has always been a top nursing priority. Do you know about the latest [...] The post In Pediatrics, What’s the Best Way to Assess for Pressure Injury Risk? appeared first on Off the...
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Could Fasting Help You Lose Weight, Get Healthier?

Nov 06, 2018 , WebMD
Somewhere along the line, researchers discovered that skipping meals also has a few health benefits, including weight loss and lowered blood pressure and...
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Stroke Survivors And Those At Risk Urged To Focus On Yoga And Tai Chi

Nov 06, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
One of Australia’s biggest health issues could be checked if more people took up yoga or tai chi and reduced their blood pressure, an Australian study has found. Stroke costs the country $5 billion a year through treatment and loss of productivity, affecting 56,000 Australians in 2017, equivalent ......
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Blood Pressure Medication Recall: What Is In This That May Cause Cancer?

Nov 03, 2018 , Forbes
The FDA announced that Sciegen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is voluntarily recalling irbesartan...
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Pregnancy high blood pressure linked to dementia decades later

Nov 02, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Pregnant women who develop preeclampsia, a condition involving dangerously high blood pressure, have more than three times higher risk of dementia later in life than women who don't have this pregnancy complication, researchers say....
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Second Blood Pressure Med Recalled for Contamination

Nov 02, 2018 , WebMD
Another high blood pressure drug is being recalled due to contamination that could pose a cancer risk, the FDA...
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Common Blood Pressure Medication Linked To Increased Risk Of Lung Cancer

Nov 01, 2018 , Forbes
Based on results of a study published earlier this week in The BMJ, angiotensin-converting-enzyme (ACE) inhibitors were associated with an increased risk of lung cancer, compared with a similar, but distinct type of blood pressure medication known as angiotensin-receptor blockers...
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Solving A 100-Year Mystery In Blood Pressure Research

Nov 01, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The baroreceptor reflex is a fascinating medical phenomenon. The reflex is controlled by specialized neurons that react in just a fraction of a second to keep blood pressure fairly consistent. For example, when you stand up, your blood pressure normally drops—rapidly. Yet you don't faint thanks to ......
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Measure Your Blood Pressure at Home? New Guidelines Set Healthy Readings

Nov 01, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Measure Your Blood Pressure at Home? New Guidelines Set Healthy ReadingsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/30/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/30/2018 12:00:00...
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Amazon to sell exclusive line of consumer medical devices

Oct 30, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Amazon is launching an exclusive new brand called Choice, which is dedicated to such consumer medical devices as blood pressure cuffs and glucose monitors, according to CNBC. Read More...
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First Large-Scale Study Establishes Guidelines For Measuring Blood Pressure At Home In U.S. Patients

Oct 30, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new study of measuring blood pressure at home in U.S. populations has found that the ideal level is 130 over 80 or lower. Dr. Wanpen Vongpatanasin, Professor of Internal Medicine and Director of the Hypertension Fellowship Program at UT Southwestern Medical Center, led the team of hypertension an......
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