Navigation Links
High Blood Pressure on Increase Among American Women
Date:2/11/2008

y, but also especially focus on those states with the highest hypertension prevalence and emphasize interventions to do better than last decade's trends," Ezzati said.

The persistent incidence of hypertension is "principally a failure of our health-care delivery system," said Dr. Dan Jones, president of the American Heart Association. "Certainly physicians have some fault, patients have some fault, and biology plays a role. But in our current health-care system, high blood pressure is treated as part of a visit with a primary-care physician that may take only five to 15 minutes. It may be one of five or six problems that the patient has and may be the least symptomatic of those problems, so it doesn't get the attention it should."

Even when the problem is detected and hypertension medication is prescribed, "patients need to take the medicine on a regular basis, and simply fail to do so," Jones said.

Measures other than drug treatment can keep blood pressure under control, Ezzati added. "Lowering salt intake, including regulation in packaged and prepared foods, and regular testing should both be effective, as would, of course, more exercise and lower weight," he said.

"We've got to make hypertension a high priority in the treatment of patients," Jones said.

More information

The full story on high blood pressure and its control is told by the U.S. Library of Medicine.



SOURCES: Majid Ezzati, Ph.D., associate professor, international health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston; Dan Jones, president, American Heart Association, and dean, University of Mississippi School of Medicine, Jackson; Feb. 12, 2008, Circulation


'/>"/>
Copyright©2008 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Specific antagonism lowers blood pressure
2. Restricting Blood Flow May Help Heart Bypass Patients
3. FDA Updates Prescription Guidelines for Blood Thinner
4. Doctors Often Miss High Blood Pressure in Kids
5. Back to School Means Return of School Blood Drives
6. Blood-flow detector software show promise in preventing brain damage
7. FDA Approves New Roche West Nile Virus Blood Screening Test
8. Australian-led international study shows blood pressure drugs cut death rate in type 2 diabetes
9. Laser blasts viruses in blood
10. Study Demonstrates Marteks Algal DHA Oil Improves Blood Triglyceride Lipid Levels
11. LifeMasters Provides Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Blood Cholesterol Level
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
High Blood Pressure on Increase Among American Women
(Date:10/30/2014)... 30, 2014 Home Care Assistance – ... of non-medical, in-home senior care, is weighing in on ... health. , The study, performed by the University of ... and 78 over a week-long period and observed how ... physical activity. By examining the structural soundness of the ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Horse ... therapeutic horseback riding to special needs individuals in the ... on Saturday, November 15 from 10-2:00 p.m. at Bailey's ... is open to the public and is designed to ... , Admission to the HSS Round-Up is free. Ticket ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... 30, 2014 USARAD Holdings ... teleradiology and specialty telemedicine solutions provider, including ... its existing teleradiology services at Mission Bend ER, ... expert telemedicine services, to the state-of-the-art, 24/7, freestanding ... result of this innovative partnership, there will be ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... Carolina (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 The ... should be more vigorously exercised to help maintain better ... authored the book ‘Dementia Express: Lose Your Memory in ... uses counterintuitive reasoning and sometimes conflicting attitudes to help ... for the mind, a reader must decipher the hidden ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... October 30, 2014 Victory Healthcare, ... its 2014 third quarter infection rates and patient ... infection rates of only two percent or less, ... scores exceeding 98 percent. , “We are delighted ... included rising satisfaction scores,” said Robert Helms, chairman ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Home Care Assistance – Halton/Peel Region, a Top Provider of In-Home Care, Responds to Study Linking Exercise to Healthier Senior Brains 2Health News:Home Care Assistance – Halton/Peel Region, a Top Provider of In-Home Care, Responds to Study Linking Exercise to Healthier Senior Brains 3Health News:Horse Sense & Sensitivity, Jacksonville Non-profit, To Hold 2nd Annual Round-Up 2Health News:USARAD HOLDINGS INC, SECONDOPINIONS.COM® Pioneers Specialty On-Demand Telemedicine And Second Opinion Service At Houston-Based, Mission Bend Freestanding ER Chain 2Health News:USARAD HOLDINGS INC, SECONDOPINIONS.COM® Pioneers Specialty On-Demand Telemedicine And Second Opinion Service At Houston-Based, Mission Bend Freestanding ER Chain 3Health News:‘Dementia Express’ Offers Contradictory and Sometimes Reverse Thinking, All to Keep its Reader on Their Toes With an Active Mind. 2Health News:Victory Healthcare Releases Q3 Satisfaction, Infection Rates 2Health News:Victory Healthcare Releases Q3 Satisfaction, Infection Rates 3
... , THURSDAY, June 30 (HealthDay News) -- Illegal ... the United States as the result of a historic federal ... The average national retailer violation rate in 2010 was 9.3 ... federal program that requires states and U.S. jurisdictions to have ...
... could hold the key to people giving up smoking after ... smokers doubled quit rates at six months. , The findings ... School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and funded by the ... today. , Text messaging is an innovative approach to the ...
... , WEDNESDAY, June 29 (HealthDay News) -- Outpatient ... occur in manual systems, a new study finds. ... pharmacy chain in three different U.S. states over a ... 12 percent) contained a total of 466 errors, of ...
... Lung Screening Trial (NLST) published online in the June ... a twenty percent reduction in lung cancer deaths among ... tomography (CT) versus those screened with chest X-ray. Conducted ... and the National Cancer Institute,s Lung Screening Study Group, ...
... Current and former heavy smokers can now be screened ... Lung Screening Trial (NLST) revealed that detecting small lung ... mortality by 20 percent. Prior to the ... of the disease, had shown no benefit from screening ...
... Mozes HealthDay Reporter , WEDNESDAY, June 29 ... researcher was mysteriously, and fatally, infected with the black ... of the microbe. Now, a follow-up investigation has ... predisposition that made him vulnerable to the hazards of ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Illegal Tobacco Sales to U.S. Minors Reach All-Time Low 2Health News:Text message support for smokers doubles quit rates 2Health News:E-Prescribing Doesn't Slash Errors, Study Finds 2Health News:Lung cancer screening trial shows screening with CT scans reduces lung cancer deaths 2Health News:Lung cancer screening trial shows screening with CT scans reduces lung cancer deaths 3Health News:UT MD Anderson debuts lung cancer screening program 2Health News:UT MD Anderson debuts lung cancer screening program 3Health News:U.S. Plague Fatality 'Isolated' Lab Incident, New Report Confirms 2Health News:U.S. Plague Fatality 'Isolated' Lab Incident, New Report Confirms 3
(Date:10/30/2014)... Oct. 30, 2014   NxStage® Kidney Care, Inc ., ... ), is proud to host the grand opening ceremony of ... 1600 W. 16 th Street on November 20, 2014 ... highly trained medical staff who are committed to providing patients ... life benefits made possible through more flexible dialysis treatment options.   ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... , Oct. 30, 2014 Boston Scientific ... participate in the 2014 Credit Suisse Annual Healthcare Conference ... , AZ.  Dan Brennan , executive vice ... about the company beginning at approximately 8:00 a.m. PT ... A live webcast of the presentation and question and ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... Oct. 30, 2014  The number of retail health ... is growing steadily, thanks to drug store chains, according ... of the economic downturn, retail clinic growth had been ... opportunities, as the number of retail clinics reached nearly ... Retail Clinics Market Overview and 2014 Consumer Survey Results ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Grand Opening of NxStage Kidney Care Oak Brook IL Center 2Grand Opening of NxStage Kidney Care Oak Brook IL Center 3Boston Scientific To Participate In 2014 Credit Suisse Annual Healthcare Conference 2Report: Drugstore Chains Drive Retail Clinic Growth 2Report: Drugstore Chains Drive Retail Clinic Growth 3
... TECH ) financial results for the quarter ended September ... earnings were $27.5 million or $.74 per diluted share.  Adjusted ... $.81 per diluted share after adjustment for intangible asset amortization ... written-up to fair value as part of acquisitions completed in ...
... NEW YORK, Oct. 25, 2011 ... research report is available in its ... Nervous System Disorders Therapeutics Market to ... Disorder and Schizophrenia Accounted for Half ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Techne Corporation Releases Unaudited First Quarter Fiscal Year 2012 Financial Results 2Techne Corporation Releases Unaudited First Quarter Fiscal Year 2012 Financial Results 3Techne Corporation Releases Unaudited First Quarter Fiscal Year 2012 Financial Results 4Techne Corporation Releases Unaudited First Quarter Fiscal Year 2012 Financial Results 5Techne Corporation Releases Unaudited First Quarter Fiscal Year 2012 Financial Results 6Techne Corporation Releases Unaudited First Quarter Fiscal Year 2012 Financial Results 7Techne Corporation Releases Unaudited First Quarter Fiscal Year 2012 Financial Results 8Central Nervous System Disorders Therapeutics Market to 2017 - Multiple Sclerosis, Major Depressive Disorder and Schizophrenia Accounted for Half the Market Value in 2010 2Central Nervous System Disorders Therapeutics Market to 2017 - Multiple Sclerosis, Major Depressive Disorder and Schizophrenia Accounted for Half the Market Value in 2010 3Central Nervous System Disorders Therapeutics Market to 2017 - Multiple Sclerosis, Major Depressive Disorder and Schizophrenia Accounted for Half the Market Value in 2010 4Central Nervous System Disorders Therapeutics Market to 2017 - Multiple Sclerosis, Major Depressive Disorder and Schizophrenia Accounted for Half the Market Value in 2010 5Central Nervous System Disorders Therapeutics Market to 2017 - Multiple Sclerosis, Major Depressive Disorder and Schizophrenia Accounted for Half the Market Value in 2010 6Central Nervous System Disorders Therapeutics Market to 2017 - Multiple Sclerosis, Major Depressive Disorder and Schizophrenia Accounted for Half the Market Value in 2010 7Central Nervous System Disorders Therapeutics Market to 2017 - Multiple Sclerosis, Major Depressive Disorder and Schizophrenia Accounted for Half the Market Value in 2010 8Central Nervous System Disorders Therapeutics Market to 2017 - Multiple Sclerosis, Major Depressive Disorder and Schizophrenia Accounted for Half the Market Value in 2010 9Central Nervous System Disorders Therapeutics Market to 2017 - Multiple Sclerosis, Major Depressive Disorder and Schizophrenia Accounted for Half the Market Value in 2010 10Central Nervous System Disorders Therapeutics Market to 2017 - Multiple Sclerosis, Major Depressive Disorder and Schizophrenia Accounted for Half the Market Value in 2010 11Central Nervous System Disorders Therapeutics Market to 2017 - Multiple Sclerosis, Major Depressive Disorder and Schizophrenia Accounted for Half the Market Value in 2010 12Central Nervous System Disorders Therapeutics Market to 2017 - Multiple Sclerosis, Major Depressive Disorder and Schizophrenia Accounted for Half the Market Value in 2010 13Central Nervous System Disorders Therapeutics Market to 2017 - Multiple Sclerosis, Major Depressive Disorder and Schizophrenia Accounted for Half the Market Value in 2010 14Central Nervous System Disorders Therapeutics Market to 2017 - Multiple Sclerosis, Major Depressive Disorder and Schizophrenia Accounted for Half the Market Value in 2010 15Central Nervous System Disorders Therapeutics Market to 2017 - Multiple Sclerosis, Major Depressive Disorder and Schizophrenia Accounted for Half the Market Value in 2010 16Central Nervous System Disorders Therapeutics Market to 2017 - Multiple Sclerosis, Major Depressive Disorder and Schizophrenia Accounted for Half the Market Value in 2010 17Central Nervous System Disorders Therapeutics Market to 2017 - Multiple Sclerosis, Major Depressive Disorder and Schizophrenia Accounted for Half the Market Value in 2010 18Central Nervous System Disorders Therapeutics Market to 2017 - Multiple Sclerosis, Major Depressive Disorder and Schizophrenia Accounted for Half the Market Value in 2010 19Central Nervous System Disorders Therapeutics Market to 2017 - Multiple Sclerosis, Major Depressive Disorder and Schizophrenia Accounted for Half the Market Value in 2010 20
The DBIL method used on the Dimension clinical chemistry system is an in vitro diagnostic test intended for the quantitative determination of direct (conjugated) bilirubin in serum and plasma....
For the quantitative in vitro determination of Anti-Streptolysin-O (ASO) in serum...
Latex agglutination slide test for the qualitative and semi-quantitative determination of Anti-Streptolysin O (ASO) in human serum...
For the quantitative in vitro determination of IgA in serum and plasma. This product is suitable for use on Hitachi 704, 705, 717, 902, 911 and 912....
Medicine Products: