WATCH: Doctors slam the new blood pressure guidelines
A new editorial from the American College of Cardiology pushes back against the new hypertension guidelines released in 2017.
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Diabetes in Pregnancy Raises Risk of Heart Disease
Women who have had gestational diabetes have an increased risk not only for Type 2 diabetes later in life, but for heart disease and hypertension as well.
18 hours ago - NY Times - 3 articles
CAC, extra-coronary calcium increase risk for hypertension
Patients with coronary artery calcium and extra-coronary calcium had an increased risk for incident hypertension, according to a study published in The American Journal of...
2 days ago - Healio
VIDEO: Kelly offers tips for detection of frozen shoulders
KOLOA, Hawaii - At Orthopedics Today Hawaii 2018, John D. Kelly IV, MD, provided tips for the diagnosis of frozen shoulder. “Dig deep in the history, because often we know it's...
3 days ago - Healio
Gestational diabetes confers risk for type 2 diabetes, hypertension, CHD
Women with gestational diabetes had elevated risk for type 2 diabetes, hypertension and ischemic heart disease, according to the results of a retrospective cohort study. The...
3 days ago - Healio - 3 articles
Who's Right in the Salt Debate?
For decades, a sometimes furious battle has raged among scientists over the extent to which elevated salt consumption contributes to death, with one camp calling it a “public...
4 days ago - Nutrition Facts
Women who have gestational diabetes in pregnancy are at higher risk of future health issues
Women who have gestational diabetes mellitus during pregnancy have a higher than usual risk of developing type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and ischemic heart disease in the...
5 days ago - ScienceDaily - 4 articles
Associations of the dietary approaches to stop hypertension diet with pregnancy complications in Project Viva
Associations of the dietary approaches to stop hypertension diet with pregnancy complications in Project Viva Associations of the dietary approaches to stop hypertension diet...
6 days ago - European Journal of Clinical Nutrition
New guideline widens hypertension definition, incorporates CV risk
A newly released, long-awaited guideline published by the American Heart Association, the American College of Cardiology and nine other societies has expanded the definition of...
6 days ago - Healio
Bariatric Surgery for Obesity Reduces Some Risks, Raises Others
Two studies demonstrate long-term benefits in minimizing risks of diabetes, hypertension, and other obesity comorbidities, but effects may wane and complication risks...
6 days ago - Medscape - 3 articles
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Speech Analysis Software can Predict Psychosis Accurately
Speech analysis software helps predict psychosis and other medical disorders in at-risk youths with up to an accuracy of 83 percent.
Screening Acquaintances of HIV Patients Boosts Diagnosis
Using social and risk networks help identify people undiagnosed with HIV. A study in Ukraine identifies targeted, cost-effective approach to HIV testing.
Gold-nanoparticle-based Multifunctional Vehicle to Deliver Gene Therapeutics
Thermo-triggered release of a genome-editing machinery by modified gold nanoparticles for tumor therapy.
Father finds kidney donor after printing plea on a t-shirt
Rob Leibowitz, 60, from New Jersey, suffered from chronic kidney disease and wore a t-shirt that said 'In Need of Kidney' to find his donor. He underwent a successful...
Enterovirus D68 Likely To Cause Mystery Polio-Like Illness
Researchers identified strong evidence that a virus called Enterovirus D68 is the cause of a mystery polio-like illness.
HIGHER quality of life with LESS medication: A review of research reveals...
According to a recent study, following a healthy diet and exercising “can be more effective at controlling type-2 diabetes than medication.” Researchers from the University of...
Cuban boy, 14, with 10-pound tumor on his face dies
Emanuel Zayas, 14, died on Friday from lung and kidney failure after having the surgery to remove the basketball-sized tumor on his face. The Cuban boy came to Miami for the...
Organoids can Help Personalize Therapy for Gastrointestinal Cancers
Organoids can serve as a personal cancer model that aid in developing best treatment methods for every patient suffering with gastrointestinal cancer.
Alcohol Consumption in Late Adolescence can lead to Chronic Liver Disease...
Alcohol consumption in late teens can lead to liver problems in adulthood. The safe alcohol consumption for men to avoid alcoholic liver disease is 30 grams per day.
Researchers Find Pathological Signs of Alzheimer's in Dolphins, Whose Brains...
New research conducted by the United Kingdom and United States of America reveal that dolphins may be susceptible to Alzheimer's disease. Dolphins have brains that are not...