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1263 Articles Matching "pressure"

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@mobihealthnews.com (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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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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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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FDA OKs Blood Pressure Drug to Ease Shortage Due to Recalls

Mar 15, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: FDA OKs Blood Pressure Drug to Ease Shortage Due to RecallsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/14/2019 12:00:00...
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Micardis vs. Cozaar

Mar 14, 2019 , RxList
Micardis (telmisartan) and Cozaar (losartan) are angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension)....
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Teens with high blood pressure at risk for kidney disease in middle age

Mar 14, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Adolescents who have high blood pressure are twice as likely to develop serious kidney disease by middle age as teens who don't, an Israeli study suggests....
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Micardis vs. Prinivil, Qbrelis, Zestoretic, and Zestril

Mar 14, 2019 , RxList
Micardis (telmisartan) and Prinivil, Qbrelis, Zestoretic, and Zestril (lisinopril) are used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Micardis and Prinivil, Qbrelis, Zestoretic, and Zestril also used to reduce the risk of stroke, heart attack, or death from heart problems in people who are at least 55 years old with risk factors for serious heart disorders....
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FDA approves new generic valsartan to make up for drug shortage

Mar 13, 2019 , CNN Health
The US Food and Drug Administration approved a new generic of valsartan on Tuesday to help relieve the recent shortage of the medicine, which is used to treat high blood pressure....
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FDA approves generic valsartan amid drug shortage

Mar 13, 2019 , Reuters
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday it had approved a new generic version of blood pressure medicine valsartan, as the agency looks to ease shortages triggered by several manufacturers recalling the drug over possible cancer risk....
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Smartphone App Helps Combat High Blood Pressure

Mar 13, 2019 , CardioSmart
A smartphone app for blood pressure monitoring shows promise in patients with diabetes....
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Does Your Family Eat Out a Lot? Watch Your Blood Pressure

Mar 13, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Does Your Family Eat Out a Lot? Watch Your Blood PressureCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/12/2019 12:00:00...
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Omada adds glucometer, blood pressure cuff to chronic disease management offerings

Mar 13, 2019 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
The company will augment its BYOD strategy with optional included...
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Potential Way To Improve Cancer Surgery Outcomes By Managing Nontraditional Risk Factors

Mar 12, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In a study of 142 patients preparing for cancer surgery, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers say they have evidence that psychological or social risk factors such as depression, limited resilience and lack of emergency resources along with standard medical risk factors such as high blood pressure or ......
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Control Your Blood Pressure to Head Off Serious Health Problems

Mar 12, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Control Your Blood Pressure to Head Off Serious Health ProblemsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/10/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/11/2019 12:00:00...
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Making Sense of the Recent Blood Pressure Drug Recalls

Mar 10, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Making Sense of the Recent Blood Pressure Drug RecallsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/8/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/8/2019 12:00:00...
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Even a Drink a Day Might Raise Your Blood Pressure

Mar 10, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Even a Drink a Day Might Raise Your Blood PressureCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/7/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/8/2019 12:00:00...
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An Afternoon Nap May Lower Your Blood Pressure

Mar 10, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: An Afternoon Nap May Lower Your Blood PressureCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/7/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/8/2019 12:00:00...
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Hookah Smoke Called Worse than Cigarettes’

Mar 09, 2019 , WebMD
Evidence that hookah smoking has a serious impact on heart rate and blood pressure is mounting, the American Heart Association...
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