Treprostinil Improves Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension Associated with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia
To evaluate the effect of continuous treprostinil in infants with severe pulmonary hypertension associated with congenital diaphragmatic hernia on specific markers of pulmonary...
1 day ago - The Journal of Pediatrics
Regulating Your Salt Intake is the Key for Preventing High Blood Pressure
About half of adults living in Asia are suffering from hypertension or high blood pressure. Therefore, salt consumption should be regulated to prevent hypertension.
1 day ago - Medindia Health
Blood Pressure Screening Can Reduce Premature Death Risk
Regular blood pressure screening can prevent millions of premature deaths every year. Hypertension is a significant risk factor for cardiovascular diseases, stroke, chronic...
3 days ago - Medindia Health - 2 articles
The benefits of soluble non-bacterial fraction of kefir on blood pressure and cardiac hypertrophy in hypertensive rats are mediated by an increase in baroreflex sensitivity and decrease in angiotensin-converting enzyme activity
Hypertension is a major risk factor for the development of cardiovascular diseases such as stroke and heart failure. Thus, controlling blood pressure may be crucial to avoiding...
3 days ago - Nutrition JRNL - 2 articles
Assessment of liver disease in cystic fibrosis
Liver disease in cystic fibrosis has many causes, with biliary fibrosis due to abnormal CFTR protein predominating. Assessment requires aetiology to be defined. Biliary...
3 days ago - Paediatric Respiratory Reviews - 2 articles
Exposure to Air Pollution in Womb Tied to Hypertension in Children
Children whose mothers lived in the most polluted areas were more likely to have high blood pressure between ages 3 and 9.
3 days ago - NY Times
Pulmonary hypertension in congenital diaphragmatic hernia patients: Prognostic markers and long-term outcomes
Prenatal observed/expected lung-to-head ratio by ultrasound correlates with postnatal mortality for congenital diaphragmatic hernia patients. The aim of this study is to...
3 days ago - Journal of Pediatric Surgery - 2 articles
Why grilled meats could be the cause of your high blood pressure
It might be time to put your grill back in storage because grilled burger patties could be increasing your blood pressure. However, one study determined that it's the cooking...
4 days ago - Natural News
World Hypertension Day
World Hypertension Day is observed on 17th May every year. The Theme for World Hypertension Day 2018 is " Know your Numbers," with the main aim to create awareness on hypertension.
4 days ago - Medindia Health
Researchers to take 'unprecedented look' into protein behind hypertension, epilepsy, and overactive bladder
The seemingly unrelated conditions of hypertension, epilepsy and overactive bladder may be linked by electrical activity in a protein long studied by a biomedical engineer at...
6 days ago - News Medical
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People with large waistlines have lower levels of vitamin D, study finds
Researchers from the VU University, Amsterdam, found obese people who carry excess fat around their midriffs have lower vitamin D levels. Liver fat is associated with low...
Extreme fasting didn't suit rats but my new 5:2 diet's good for us, says...
Could some fasting diets increase the risk of type 2 diabetes? That was the question posed by scientists last week, after researchers unveiled evidence that seemed to suggest...
6 years of exercise in middle age could slash risk of heart failure
A study of more than 11,000 adults found that increasing physical activity for as little as six years in middle age cuts the risk of heart failure by a third.
Blood test for prostate cancer could eliminate the need for almost half of...
US researchers have come up with a potential replacement for the unreliable PSA blood test currently used on the NHS in Britain, which can be wrong three out of four times.
Does an Infection Blood Test Reduce Antibiotic Prescription?
Procalcitonin guideline has little overall impact on whether or not the physicians prescribed antibiotics, shows study.
Drug Abuse may Really Set In If Kids Start Smoking Pot Before 15
Drug abuse may become a real problem at the age of 28 if kids start smoking pot before 15, finds a new study. These kids are bound to have drug problems when they become young...
Theresa May to announce how artificial intelligence will save '22,000 lives...
Theresa May will claim in a speech advances in artificial intelligence will mean cancer patients will get five more years of healthy, independent life by 2035, and thousands...
Optimal Treatment of Sleep Apnea Reduces Cardiovascular Risk in Prediabetic...
Optimal treatment of sleep apnea reduces cardiovascular risk in those with prediabetes, shows study.
Exercise to Keep Your Heart Young
Exercising for four to five days per week is necessary to keep your heart young, shows study.
Asthma Development Risk Higher in Children Exposed to Ozone at Birth
Exposure to ozone at birth resulted in an increased risk of developing asthma by the time the child turns 3 years of age, finds news study.