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Second Blood Pressure Measurement Needed to Accurately Diagnose Pediatric Hypertension

SECOND BLOOD PRESSURE MEASUREMENT NEEDED TO ACCURATELY DIAGNOSE PEDIATRIC HYPERTENSION

Second blood pressure measurement is needed if the first reading is high to accurately identify pediatric hypertension.

No Surprises Here! These Are Officially the Best Diets of 2018

NO SURPRISES HERE! THESE ARE OFFICIALLY THE BEST DIETS OF 2018

The best diets of the coming year shouldn't be much of a surprise. For several years now, the Mediterranean and DASH diets have taken...

 
 
 
Totally Fit Spark Plug - Body Fat and The Truth!

TOTALLY FIT SPARK PLUG - BODY FAT AND THE TRUTH!

Hey Champion, When most of us hear the words ”body fat” they have immediate negative connotations. However, in the right proportion,...

Hope for Alzheimer's Patients

HOPE FOR ALZHEIMER'S PATIENTS

In 1901, Auguste was taken to an insane asylum in Frankfurt, Germany, by her husband. She was described as a delusional, forgetful,...

 
 
 
Researchers are developing light therapy as a non-invasive, alternative treatment for disease

RESEARCHERS ARE DEVELOPING LIGHT THERAPY AS A NON-INVASIVE, ALTERNATIVE TREATMENT FOR DISEASE

Artificial light has both its risks and benefits, but a new study shows that it may be the solution to minimally invasive, drug-free...

Centralized Chronic Disease Management Improves Patient Outcomes

CENTRALIZED CHRONIC DISEASE MANAGEMENT IMPROVES PATIENT OUTCOMES

Population health management programs that have centralized support can improve outcomes for patients with diabetes, cardiovascular...

 
 
 
Heart-healthy diet found to be as effective as medication for treating gout

HEART-HEALTHY DIET FOUND TO BE AS EFFECTIVE AS MEDICATION FOR TREATING GOUT

The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension diet is rich in fruits, vegetables, low-fat dairy and reduced in fats and saturated fats....

Cancer Drugs Can also Treat High Blood Pressure

CANCER DRUGS CAN ALSO TREAT HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE

Hypertension or high blood pressure can be controlled with the use of fibroblast growth factor inhibitors that are used to halt the...

 
 
 
AHA and ACC Update Blood Pressure Categories

AHA AND ACC UPDATE BLOOD PRESSURE CATEGORIES

The American Heart Association and American College of Cardiologists have announced new blood pressure categories , changing what defines...

Apple Watch can detect sleep apnea and high blood pressure

APPLE WATCH CAN DETECT SLEEP APNEA AND HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE

An app called Cardiogram tracks the body's heart rate and can alert a patient of abnormalities. It can detect sleep apnea with 90 percent...

 
 
 
Nearly half of all Americans now have high blood pressure

NEARLY HALF OF ALL AMERICANS NOW HAVE HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE

New blood pressure guidelines show more Americans are at risk of hypertension.

Blood pressure of 130 over 80? That's the new ‘high,' according to an update of guidelines

BLOOD PRESSURE OF 130 OVER 80? THAT'S THE NEW ‘HIGH,' ACCORDING TO AN UPDATE OF GUIDELINES

The nation's heart experts tightened the guidelines for high blood pressure Monday, a change that will sharply increase the number...

 
 
 
New guidelines drop 'high blood pressure' threshold to 130

NEW GUIDELINES DROP 'HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE' THRESHOLD TO 130

New guidelines published by the American Heart Association on Monday add 30 million Americans to the 'hypertension' bracket, meaning...

Apple Watch Can Be Used To Detect Sleep Apnea & Hypertension

APPLE WATCH CAN BE USED TO DETECT SLEEP APNEA & HYPERTENSION

The Apple Watch, when launched, was initially marketed as a device that was sort of an extension of the iPhone, where users could send/receive...

 
 
 
Study Suggests Apple Watch Heart Rate Monitor Can Detect Hypertension and Sleep Apnea

STUDY SUGGESTS APPLE WATCH HEART RATE MONITOR CAN DETECT HYPERTENSION AND SLEEP APNEA

The Apple Watch may be able to accurately detect hypertension and sleep apnea, according to a new study published today by the University...

New study shows how Apple Watch can be used to detect sleep apnea & hypertension

NEW STUDY SHOWS HOW APPLE WATCH CAN BE USED TO DETECT SLEEP APNEA & HYPERTENSION

The University of California San Francisco and Health startup Cardiogram have partnered together on another study aiming to provide...

 
 
 
Chronic Conditions in Pregnant Women Puts Babies at Risk

CHRONIC CONDITIONS IN PREGNANT WOMEN PUTS BABIES AT RISK

Chronic conditions such as asthma, diabetes, hypertension, heart disease among pregnant women were associated with negative health...

NPR CEO Jarl Mohn Takes Medical Leave Of Absence Amid Harassment Scandal

NPR CEO JARL MOHN TAKES MEDICAL LEAVE OF ABSENCE AMID HARASSMENT SCANDAL

He blamed a rise in hypertension for his leave, which comes after a top NPR editor resigned after sexual harassment allegations came...

 
 
 
History of Kidney Stones may Cause Issues in Pregnancy

HISTORY OF KIDNEY STONES MAY CAUSE ISSUES IN PREGNANCY

Women with a history of kidney stones may have metabolic or hypertensive problems during pregnancy

What happens to veterans' health after leaving the military?

WHAT HAPPENS TO VETERANS' HEALTH AFTER LEAVING THE MILITARY?

Veterans leaving military service face many challenges transitioning back to civilian life. More than a quarter of veterans report...