Navigation Links
New Survey Finds Majority of Adults Don't Understand a Key Source of High Blood Pressure
Date:6/10/2009

Dr. Michael Roizen - Co-Founder of RealAge and Co-Author of the YOU Book Series - Urges America to Get the Real Inside Info on High Blood Pressure and Aim Lower

SAN DIEGO, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- A new survey released today shows that 3 out of 4 (75%) adults with high blood pressure are not at all familiar with the role of the renin system(1) -- a key regulator of blood pressure in the body.(2) Yet, about 9 out of 10 adults with high blood pressure (89%) both believe the condition is a cause for concern and want to understand what is going on in their body that is causing it.(1) The Omnibus survey, sponsored by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, was conducted by Harris Interactive(R) among more than 2,400 US adults ages 18+, more than 700 of whom said they have high blood pressure.(3)

To address this knowledge gap and help Americans get their blood pressure under control, RealAge has partnered with Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation to develop an online educational program on high blood pressure. Through this program, RealAge co-founder Dr. Michael Roizen, known for helping America live healthier lives, unlocks the science and arms the public with information about the underlying causes of high blood pressure, risks associated with the condition, and important tools to help manage it.

"High blood pressure -- a real national health epidemic -- is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease, the number 1 cause of death in the US. There are more than 850,000 cardiovascular-related deaths annually in the US,"(4) said Michael Roizen, MD, co-founder of RealAge.com. "Your high blood pressure number is the second most important number, next to, perhaps your spouse's birthday. Know your numbers and aim lower -- decrease your blood pressure. Go to www.RealAge.com or speak with your physician to learn how."

Approximately 74 million or
'/>"/>

SOURCE RealAge, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6

Related medicine news :

1. New Survey Shows Americans Strongly Support Guaranteed Dental Coverage in Healthcare Reform
2. National Survey Finds Nearly All Adults Say They Wash Their Hands After Visiting Public Restrooms, But Most Think They Are Exception
3. Providers Believe Healthcare Reform Will Increase Their Costs, According to IVANS Survey
4. MassMutual Survey: Female Cancer Survivors Better Prepared Financially Than Other Women For Lifes Unexpected Events
5. Feeding Feelings: Survey Reveals Americans Are Turning to Junk Food When Stressed
6. Guardian Survey Reveals Widespread Lack of Understanding of Health Savings Accounts
7. Americans Want Insurers and Physicians to Use Technology to Coach Them to Healthier Habits, Reports New National Survey From Microsoft
8. Surveyed Psychiatrists and PCPs Expect to Increase Their First-Line Use of SNRIs Over the Next Two Years for the Treatment of Generalized Anxiety Disorder
9. Researchers call for new space headache category following astronauts survey
10. Survey Reveals Injectable Procedures Are Mainstream And Accepted Medical Aesthetic Treatment Options
11. New survey highlights growing concern about risk of infection in cancer patients
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/1/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... August 02, 2015 , ... Back packs ... in a school, however, back packs can wreck havoc on a kid's spine. With ... their supplies to and from school. Make sure you are aware of how to ...
(Date:8/1/2015)... ... August 01, 2015 , ... Calvary Hospital today announced that it ... Bronx campus. The goal is to bring this Torah – dating from 1880 – ... rituals and religious services. , Scroll No. 515, from the town of Taus-Domazlice, ...
(Date:8/1/2015)... ... 01, 2015 , ... On Tuesday, July 28th, Symantec released a security industry ... been behind the attack on Anthem Inc. which resulted in one of the largest ... attacks and spear phishing campaigns. , For Joe Caruso, founder and CEO/CTO ...
(Date:8/1/2015)... CT (PRWEB) , ... August 01, 2015 , ... On March 19, 2015 Phil Valentine ... mile trek of the Appalachian Trail by stepping off Springer Mountain and heading ... , On July 26th Phil reached Connecticut and was greeted by friends and family. ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... Ind. (PRWEB) , ... August 01, 2015 , ... The ... the Global Advisory Panel on the Future of Nursing (GAPFON) 20-21 July 2015 in ... invited to participate in this meeting. , Dr. Silvia Cassiani, Advisor, Nursing and Allied ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Local AlignLife Doctor Donates Time to Check Back Packs 2Health News:Calvary Hospital Announces Plans to Restore Historic Torah 2Health News:Calvary Hospital Announces Plans to Restore Historic Torah 3Health News:Frenemy at the Gates - Hackers Excel at Leveraging Trust 2Health News:Frenemy at the Gates - Hackers Excel at Leveraging Trust 3Health News:Frenemy at the Gates - Hackers Excel at Leveraging Trust 4Health News:Connecticut Executive Hikes Appalachian Trail to Raise Awareness About Recovery. 2Health News:Key Latin American Nurse Leaders Identify Regional Issues During Global Advisory Panel on the Future of Nursing Meeting 2Health News:Key Latin American Nurse Leaders Identify Regional Issues During Global Advisory Panel on the Future of Nursing Meeting 3Health News:Key Latin American Nurse Leaders Identify Regional Issues During Global Advisory Panel on the Future of Nursing Meeting 4
... convicted last month of illegal abortions, said she will not ... South Wales (NSW) Medical// Tribunal. ,Suman Sood, 56, ... Sydney Morning Herald newspaper. ,"I have decided ... the medical tribunal proceedings. ,"I have accepted ...
... before they are even born, finds a news study that ... careful about their diet.// ,Scientists led by Maria ... blood samples taken from the placentas of pregnant women and ... online edition of Daily Mail. ,The research was ...
... Wales has welcomed the UK government's proposals to introduce ... cigarette packets illustrating the damage caused by smoking will ... related diseases in Wales, doctors' leaders said today. ... Lewis said: "Every day, doctors across Wales see the ...
... overnight in Downsview Park Saturday night in spite of wet ... ,The Weekend to End Breast Cancer Walk set a new ... ,The two-day, 60-kilometer walk is the largest single-event ... pink walkers are on the last leg of their journey ...
... the number of babies and children, as compared to previous ... ,The Health Protection Agency has shown that almost 150 ... spurred by the super bug from NHS hospitals. 75% of ... is getting well known that such infections are on the ...
... medicine as a specialty in New Zealand may no longer ... the Medical Council comes into force//. ,A ... breast physicians understand the benefits of having them as part ... their contribution, so much so that breast physicians are unable ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Babies in Womb Exposed to Harmful Chemicals 2
(Date:7/30/2015)... Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE: MTD ) today announced ... highlights: , Sales in local currency increased ... Reported sales decreased 4% as currency reduced sales growth ... per diluted share as reported (EPS) were $2.73, compared ... $2.80 , an increase of 9% over the ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... 2015  ResMed Inc. (NYSE: RMD ) today ...  Revenue for the quarter was $453.1 million, a 9 ... 2014 (a 17 percent increase on a constant currency ... quarter ended June 30, 2014.  Diluted earnings per share ... ended June 30, 2014.  The results ...
(Date:7/30/2015)...  Today we bring you a special edition of #MedicareMonday on Medicare,s 50 th ... of our Medicare resources and continue highlighting the success of the prescription drug benefit, ... Check out our latest infographics and videos here: http://onphr.ma/1INp9qQ ... ... ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results 2Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results 3Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results 4Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results 5Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results 6Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results 7Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results 8Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results 9Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results 10Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results 11Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results 12Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results 13Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results 14ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2015 2ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2015 3ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2015 4ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2015 5ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2015 6ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2015 7ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2015 8ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2015 9ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2015 10ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2015 11ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2015 12ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2015 13ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2015 14ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2015 15ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2015 16Happy 50th Anniversary Medicare! 2Happy 50th Anniversary Medicare! 3
... Systems Ltd. (Nasdaq: DHRM ) ("Dehaier" or ... marketing and sale of medical devices and homecare medical ... in the MEDICA 2010 International Trade Fair, to be ... Dusseldorf, Germany. More than 138,000 visitors ...
... Nov. 10, 2010 Luminex Corporation (Nasdaq: ... present at the Stephens Fall Investment Conference to ... (Logo:   http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100104/LUMINEXLOGO ) ... presentation by Patrick J. Balthrop, president and chief ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Dehaier Medical to Participate in MEDICA International Trade Fair 2Dehaier Medical to Participate in MEDICA International Trade Fair 3Luminex Corporation to Present at Stephens Fall Investment Conference 2
Conforms to the convexity of the lens providing easier access to anterior capsule. Reduces pontential of corneal touch. 23G x 5/8in (.60 x 16mm)...
... LASIK surgery and other types of ... corneal interface and/or stromal bed. Flattened ... flap and helps elevate the flap ... x 7/8in (.40 x 22mm) Formed ...
... Unique product designed for LASIK ... surgery. Designed to irrigate the corneal ... provides easy insertion under the flap ... Multiple ports provide multi-directional irrigation. Two ...
... for LASIK surgery and other types of ... interface and/or stromal bed. Flattened tip provides ... elevate the flap edge. Multiple ports provide ... 22mm) Formed 7mm from end. Two .15mm ...
Medicine Products: