Tag: "hypertension" at medical news
Simple blood test may be able to predict risk of preeclampsia
...oms of insulin resistance -- including obesity and hypertension
-- are also associated with preeclampsia. Those women who went on to develop preeclampsia were found to have had reduced levels of the protein SHBG (sex hormone binding globulin) in their first-trimester blood tests much more frequently than were w...
Mayo Clinic researchers find significant renal artery stenosis among hypertensive patients
...a screening X-ray of the aorta among patients with hypertension
undergoing coronary angiography is safe and identi...end routine angioplasty," Dr. Rihal said. Systemic hypertension
is the most commonly recorded cardiovascular abnormality that affects more than 65 million people in...
American Thoracic Society Journal news tips for April (second issue)
... treatment) in a piglet model ofneonatal pulmonary hypertension
caused by meconium aspiration. Meconium is the da...ension. Currentmanagement of persistent pulmonary hypertension
of the newborn includes therapies that are targeted at lowering vascular resistance, with inhaled ni...
Controlling blood pressure early prevents heart disease in elderly
...d that elderly individuals with untreated systolic hypertension
are three times more likely to experience adverse ... vessels or "hardening of the arteries"). Systolic hypertension
is reflected in a blood pressure reading that has a high top (systolic) number and a normal low (dia...
Mexican Americans more likely to die of heart disease than Caucasians
... including diabetes, anti-diabetic medication use, hypertension
and anti-hypertension medicine use, levels of blood fats (lipids) and tobacco smoking. Nonetheless, even after adjusting for these factors, hazard ratios remained higher for mortality from all causes when comparing Mexico- and U.S.-born Hispanics to...
Male/female health differences during life's final season
... State researcher says. "For example, men who had hypertension
and had experienced a heart attack rated their health Good' as often as women who had arthritis and back problems." The researchers write: "Women reported more total health problems, not life-threatening health conditions, somewhat life-threatening c...
Heavy drinkers bear the heavy burden of bleeding stroke
... to non-drinkers. Other important factors included hypertension
(high blood pressure), smoking and having a relati...yielded conflicting findings regarding the role of hypertension
in SAH. However, Kissela and his colleagues found a strong association between the two. The increas...
XALACOM more effective than Cosopt for IOP reduction in patients with glaucoma or ocular hypertens
...atients with primary open angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension
was a randomized, parallel group, masked-evaluato...P) in patients with open angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension
who are insufficiently responsive to topical beta-blockers. The most frequently reported adverse eve...
Study finds intraocular pressure improved when switched to XALATAN from other monotherapy
...din derivatives, for open angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension
resulted in improved or maintained intraocular pre...atients with primary open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension
completed the ongoing, multicenter, prospective, open-label study. All patients administered XALATA...
Family history of hypertension is related to maladaptive behavioral responses
WASHINGTON Peoples risk for hypertension
associated with having a parental history of hypertension
may be influenced by observing how their parents handled stress, says researchers who examined relat...
Asian immigrants likely to see blood pressure rise
...n immigrants live in North America. Differences in hypertension
due to acculturation status may be a result of cha...Canada for four or fewer years had a prevalence of hypertension
below 3 percent, compared with the more than 7 percent with hypertension
among immigrants who had li...
Viagra significantly effective, well-tolerated for men taking multiple blood pressure treatments
... are often forced to choose between treating their hypertension
and staying sexually active, said Dr. Thomas G. Pi...ar events, strokes, or hypotension or uncontrolled hypertension
or retinitis pigmentosa. Before treating ED, physicians should consider whether the mild and transi...
Impaired sodium excretion after stress contributes to hypertension in blacks
...es looking at why blacks are at increased risk for hypertension
have supported the hypothesis that they have an ex...hat the etiology, the underlying characteristic of hypertension
is that it requires a higher level of blood pressure to maintain a sodium balance. He hopes that by ...
The low-down on high blood pressure more focus on prevention and treatment goals
... are the cornerstone for future efforts to control hypertension
one of the nations major health care burdens acc...ople have their blood pressure measured, and their hypertension
recognized and treated, says Daniel W. Jones, M.D., co-author of the editorial and associate dean of...
CONVINCE trial results unveiled at annual hypertension meeting
An international hypertension
study of more than 16,000 patients found that pati...ed diastolic blood pressure - a new record for any hypertension
clinical study. CONVINCE provided clear evidence that blood pressure goals can be reached but that ...
Preliminary US study findings support excellent results with CYPHER Sirolimus-eluting Stent
...abetics (28%); patients with hyperlipidemia (72%), hypertension
(70%), multivessel disease (42%); and patients who have previously undergone percutaneous coronary interventions or coronary artery bypass surgery (37%). Dr. Moses noted that at 9-month clinical follow-up, there was a 72% reduction in target lesion r...
USC researchers suggest possible cause for kidney cancer
...ntal mechanism behind the link between obesity and hypertension
and kidney cancer," says Gago-Dominguez, "then developing therapeutics or chemopreventive agents that can decrease lipid peroxidation at the target siteand administering such drugs to cancer patients and those at high risk for the cancerwould lessen ...
New data show fast and significant weight loss with Xenical sustained over time
...ey finding as the number of overweight people with hypertension
is almost three times higher than the number of ad...oss medication, which can be used in patients with hypertension
or uncontrolled hypertension.4 Xenicals mode of action is unique. Unlike appetite suppressants, wh...
Type 1 diabetes safely arrested with short-term use of new drug
...system, which have led to fever, nausea, headache, hypertension
and even cardiac problems. This drug was developed by mutating a portion of the antibody so that it does not activate T cells thus avoiding the release of the cytokines. ...
New drugs could markedly alter Alzheimer's, but disease will not go away
...in each of the five disease stages. Treatments for hypertension
and reduction of coronary artery disease have helped delay the onset of congestive heart failure. In the 1950s, the average age of disease onset was 57.3 years. By the 1980s, it was 76.4 years. In projecting the impact of drug development on Alzheime...
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