Navigation Links
Dealing heart disease risk in ethnic minorities

According to a latest study researchers have observed that doctors should use lower thresholds when treating high blood pressure and other cardiac risk factors in ethnic minorities.// Researchers at St George's Hospital, Georgia have carried out a population survey involving 1250 men and women of various ethnic origins, looking at their heart disease and stroke risk factors. They find that people of African origin have the lowest risk of heart disease, and the highest risk of stroke.

Meanwhile, south Asians have the highest risk of heart disease and stroke combined. Also, the ethnic minorities have the highest levels of hypertension in the population. While many were being treated, there were also many instances where target blood pressure was not being met. This suggests that African and South Asian people are at risk of hypertension which is not properly controlled - and this contributes to higher levels of heart disease and stroke. So doctors should maybe take a lower threshold blood pressure in ethnic minorities before beginning treatment.


Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Dealing with personality disorders
2. Dealing With Stress Results In Better Academic Performance
3. CMHA Calls For Better Trained Police For Dealing With The Mentally Ill
4. Dealing With Nausea When Pregnant
5. Dealing with IBS
6. Starvation in pregnant women can cause heart disease to their children
7. Individuals with sleep related breathing disorders more prone to heart disease
8. And now they say infections can cause heart disease!!!!
9. And now they say infections can cause heart disease!!!!
10. Award for TTK Chitra heart valve prosthesis
11. Eat greens to have a ever green heart
Post Your Comments:

(Date:11/30/2015)... ... 30, 2015 , ... The Progressive Dental Institute ... 29 and 30, 2016. The course welcomes dental professionals and members of their ... how to better succeed in the modern dental marketplace. The course combines presentations ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... , ... November 30, 2015 , ... ... key disease-causing component of bacteria could be effective in fighting methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus ... State University. , Their study showed that small molecule analogs that target the ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... NJ (PRWEB) , ... November 30, 2015 , ... Dr. ... With three office locations, patients can visit Dr. Margulies to experience the best available ... to hold the title of "NJ Top Dentist"! , Orthodontics is the branch of ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... ... November 30, 2015 , ... ”Dying Words: The AIDS Reporting ... on December 1, 2015, to coincide with World AIDS Day. The multi-media project will ... covered the AIDS epidemic as he was dying of the disease. , A collaborative ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... ... November 30, 2015 , ... According to RF Safe, the ... scientist at Consumer Reports as supporting a “A Call for Clarity” on cell ... The original Nov 2015 CR story titled, “Does Cell-Phone Radiation Cause Cancer?” ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/30/2015)... Nov. 30, 2015 iCAD, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... feature its latest solutions for advanced image analysis ... cancer at the Radiological Society of North American ... from November 29 to December 4, ... including iReveal®, an automated breast density assessment solution, ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... 30, 2015  Hanger, Inc. (NYSE: HGR ) ... the terms of its previously announced consent solicitation (as ... $200,000,000 aggregate principal amount 7⅛% Senior Notes due 2018 ... consent fees payable pursuant to the Consent Solicitation, (ii) ... (iii) the expiration date of the Consent Solicitation.    ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... , November 30, 2015 Mexico Healthcare and ... Life Sciences Report 2015 . --> Pharmaboardroom releases its ... Latin America , a country of over ... a country of over 122 million people. --> It ... pharmaceuticals, or life sciences insights into the second largest pharma and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: