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Hissey Kientz Announces the Launch of Herbal Fen Phen Lawyers Website

... serious side effects, including primary pulmonary hypertension (PPH), high blood pressure, heart attacks, ... have suffered injuries such as primary pulmonary hypertension after using products marketed as “herbal ... with a condition known as primary pulmonary hypertension (PPH). Patients with PPH experience high blood ...

Scientists Learn How Cancer Drugs Cause Hypertension

... studies in mice show that blocking VEGF causes hypertension because it disrupts an important biological ... translate into a significant increase in risk for hypertension and, by extension, for cardiovascular ... The study appears online Aug. 3 in the journal hypertension . Cancer patients are living longer, Coffman ...

Induced Labor May Improve Outcome in Risky Pregnancies

... after 37 weeks in pregnant women with mild hypertension disorders such as high blood pressure and mild ... been pregnant 36 to 41 weeks and had gestational hypertension or mild preeclampsia. Some of the women underwent ... was associated with a reduced risk of severe hypertension or HELLP syndrome and subsequent need for ...

Viagra Trial for Sickle Cell Lung Problems Halted

... first clinical trial of a treatment for pulmonary hypertension in adults with sickle cell anemia has been ... preliminary data showed a lowering in pulmonary hypertension in sickle cell patients." Pulmonary hypertension affects as many as 30 percent of people with ...

NHLBI stops study of pulmonary hypertension treatment in sickle cell patients

... trial testing a drug treatment for pulmonary hypertension in adults with sickle cell disease nearly one ... and effectiveness of sildenafil for pulmonary hypertension in patients with sickle cell disease, one of the ... blood disorders in the United States. Pulmonary hypertension is a debilitating condition of high blood ...

High-Salt Diet Dampens Effects of Blood Pressure Drugs

... the finding in the July 20 online issue of hypertension . The study evaluated 12 people with resistant ... adherence to the Dietary Approaches to Stop hypertension (DASH) diet, which is low in salt and fat and ... School of Medicine, Chicago; July 20, 2009, hypertension , online ...

Need for At-Home Blood Pressure Monitoring Underscored by High-Profile Cardiac Deaths

... critical step for anyone with known or suspected hypertension and may provide the only early warning to a ... New Study Reveals Risks of Sporadic hypertension and Effectiveness of Home Blood Pressure ... (4) . The research showed that sporadic hypertension - whether white coat or masked - substantially ...

Why African-Americans are at greater risk of hypertension and kidney disease

... explain why blacks have a greater prevalence of hypertension and kidney disease compared to whites. Results ... growth factor B1 (TGF-B1), raises the risk of hypertension and renal disease in humans. African Americans ... the black population has a greater prevalence of hypertension and kidney disease," says Dr. Manikkam ...

Intensive management can improve blood pressure in non-adherent hypertensive patients

... (BUSM) have shown that patients with uncontrolled hypertension respond to treatment intensification regardless ... This study, which has been published online in hypertension could have an immediate impact on clinical care, ... strategy for patients with uncontrolled hypertension and suboptimal adherence. ...

Center receives grant renewal for hypertension and vascular disease studies

... WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. The hypertension and Vascular Research Center at Wake Forest ... the development of new approaches to treat hypertension and vascular disease. The program is in its 16th ... Project Grant has made major contributions to hypertension research. It first began in 1974 under the ...

Sporadic Spikes in Blood Pressure Hike Chances of Hypertension

... Researchers looked at so-called "white-coat" hypertension as well as "masked" hypertension. In white-coat ... of the study, the risk of developing sustained hypertension was 2.51 times higher in patients with white-coat hypertension and 1.78 times higher in those with masked ...

CardioDynamics to Participate in National Health Care Day of Service on June 27th

... Free hypertension testing with proprietary ICG and education to ... House Association (NHA), will participate in hypertension wellness screening clinics at two locations in ... testing and offer educational materials about hypertension and the ICG test. Testing and education will be ...

Researchers compare different systems of measuring treatment intensity in hypertension care

... It is known that more intensive management of hypertension can improve blood pressure control and thus ... different measures of treatment intensity in hypertension care and have found that one of the measures ... care of chronic conditions, including diabetes, hypertension and hyperlipidemia." This study is important ...

New Source of Information on Pulmonary Hypertension Medications

... NeedyMeds.org and the Pulmonary hypertension Association announce a new source of information on pulmonary hypertension medications and the financial help available for ... its Web site tailored for those with pulmonary hypertension . The page is a pulmonary hypertension-specific ...

Microlife WatchBP Invites Medical Professionals for a 'New way through together' at ESH Meeting

... measuring according to European Society of hypertension (ESH) guidelines.(1, 2) In addition to ... Topic Date & Time hypertension Expert Dr. George S. "A Novel ... European Society of hypertension # 603 International ...

New Survey Finds Majority of Adults Don't Understand a Key Source of High Blood Pressure

... high blood pressure medications do not have their hypertension properly controlled.(7) In addition, about 7 out ... FC. Direct renin inhibition with aliskiren in hypertension and target organ damage. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol . ... . Ostchega Y, Yoon SS, Hughes J, Louis T. hypertension awareness, treatment, and control -- continued ...

Immune cells ameliorate hypertension-induced cardiac damage in mice

... II plays a pivotal role in the onset of hypertension and in subsequnt hypertensive organ damage, e.g. ... processes. No Therapy The two hypertension researchers make it clear that their experiments ... Dr. Kvakan and Dr. Mller point out that hypertension can be treated well today. It remains to be ...

Arete Therapeutics Presents Positive Clinical and Preclinical Data for AR9281

... a key signaling molecule implicated in diabetes, hypertension and inflammatory disorders. Presented at ... in patients with impaired glucose tolerance and hypertension to further corroborate the clinical importance of ... effective approach to treating type 2 diabetes, hypertension and inflammatory disease. The first two branches ...

PharmaSmart International Announces Integration with Microsoft HealthVault

... Inc. announced the integration of its patient hypertension tracking portal, the Blood Pressure Tracker ... Inc. announced the integration of its patient hypertension tracking portal, the Blood Pressure Tracker ... are looking for better ways to monitor and manage hypertension between doctor visits. PharmaSmart's pharmacy ...

Genes Yield Clues to High Blood Pressure

... Nature Genetics and at the American Society on hypertension annual meeting, in San Francisco. hypertension -- high blood pressure -- is a leading risk ... May 10, 2009, presentations, American Society on hypertension annual meeting, San Francisco ...

Too-Low Blood Pressure Can Also Bring Danger

... University Medical Center and director of the hypertension program at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital in New ... the finding Thursday at the American Society of hypertension meeting in San Francisco. "It stands to reason ... Columbia University Medical Center, and director, hypertension program, St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital, New York ...

Black Youths With High BP May Face Elevated Heart Risks

... so study suggests better screening for hypertension SUNDAY, May 3 (HealthDay News) -- While untreated hypertension in any child could lead them to developing a ... "Our study identifies black children with hypertension as a special group who may be at particularly ...

Video: FDA approves Exforge HCT(R) - the Only High Blood Pressure Treatment to Combine Three Medications in a Single Pill

... "The majority of people with hypertension will require more than one medication to control ... and it's not uncommon for patients with severe hypertension and/or patients requiring stricter blood pressure ... MD, Professor of Medicine, Vascular Biology and hypertension Program, University of Alabama at Birmingham . ...

New Study Shows Morbidly Obese Workforce Has Higher Prevalence of 100+ Diseases and Conditions

... times the rate of Type 2 diabetes, anemia and hypertension and three times the rate of high cholesterol and ... disc disorders dropped by about half, hypertension dropped by about one-third and asthma dropped by ... obesity compared as follows: hypertension (42% vs. 12%) Hyperlipidemia (32% vs. ...

Pregnant and Older May Mean More Complications

... complications of pregnancy -- hemorrhage and hypertension -- are increasing." Why these problems are on ... away," Callaghan said. "There is no question hypertension is increasing," he said. "Again, it is unclear ... itself is associated with morbidities such as hypertension and diabetes. The effect of aging and obesity is ...

Publication in peer-reviewed journal highlights RESPeRATE as effective hypertension treatment

... treatment options to effectively treat both hypertension and its potential co-morbidities." In the ... Early detection, monitoring and treatment of hypertension can dramatically reduce the number of ... of RESPeRATE as an effective treatment option for hypertension adds to a growing body of support within the ...

The American Society of Hypertension Launches Education Program for Hypertension Accreditation

... the launch of a new educational initiative in hypertension and related cardiovascular disease -- the ASH hypertension Accreditation Program -- to enhance the level of ... to improve all participants' understanding of hypertension and related cardiovascular disease, improve the ...

ACP releases new resource to help patients managing high blood pressure

... adults has high blood pressure -- also called hypertension -- a serious medical condition in which the ... the walls of the blood vessels is too high. hypertension raises the risk for heart and kidney disease, ... and career development. "Almost everyone with hypertension can bring their numbers down with lifestyle ...

For Erectile Dysfunction, Physicians Indicate That Opportunity Exists for Emerging Therapies with Improved Efficacy in Difficult-to-Treat Patient Subpopulations

... Greater Efficacy than Levitra for Patients with hypertension Priced at a Five Percent Discount to Levitra ... patients with comorbid conditions such as hypertension and diabetes. The new report entitled ... erectile function than Levitra in patients with hypertension and that is priced at a five percent discount to ...

'Less is more' when it comes to treating high blood pressure

... simplified and more effective method of treating hypertension using low doses of single pill combinations, ... study is in the April edition of the journal hypertension . STITCH involved 2,104 patients with high ... dose of a single drug. "The nature of hypertension management has changed. It's much more ...

New published study demonstrates over-the-counter device lowers blood pressure in diabetic patients

... published in the peer-reviewed Journal of Human hypertension . The advance online publication of the study is ... relaxed after the device-guided breathing." hypertension is a common co-morbidity in patients with ... of High Blood Pressure recommends aggressive hypertension treatment for diabetics, including ...

High blood pressure linked to earlier death among African-American breast cancer patients

... those who are African-American, and that hypertension accounts for approximately 30 percent of the ... and specifically the first to show that hypertension is a predictor of mortality among ... and breast cancer treatment were controlled, hypertension accounted for 30 percent of the racial disparity ...

Children with hypertension have trouble with thinking, memory

... Journal of Pediatrics this month. "Adults with hypertension often have other problems that might affect ... smoking or alcohol use. However, children with hypertension usually do not have these comorbidities." In ... addition, more than half the children with both hypertension and obesity demonstrated clinically significant ...

2009 DeLee Humanitarian Award goes to Marshall Lindheimer, M.D., of the University of Chicago

... recognized authority on kidney disease and hypertension during pregnancy, Marshal D. Lindheimer, MD, ... known for his research on preeclampsia, a form of hypertension that remains a leading cause of maternal and ... including the Chesley Award for Research in hypertension in Pregnancy, a Lifetime of Service award from ...

United Therapeutics Reports 2008 Fourth Quarter and Annual Financial Results

... about the potential to reach even more pulmonary hypertension patients in 2009 with inhaled treprostinil and ... Toray's beraprost-MR for pulmonary arterial hypertension and Aradigm's AERx Essence for use with inhaled ... drug tadalafil for the treatment of pulmonary hypertension in the United States and Puerto Rico. This ...

Study Finds Lifeclinic Self-Testing Health Stations in Workplace Help Reduce Hypertension and Obesity

... for employees and employers in the management of hypertension and obesity. Results of the study appear in the ... for employees and employers in the management of hypertension and obesity. Results of the study appear in ... Approximately half of the employees with hypertension and 10% of the employees with obesity ...

Female Hormones Deter Salt-Sensitive Hypertension

... hypertension, a new study says. Salt-sensitive hypertension occurs when the kidneys hold onto more sodium ... findings were published in the February issue of hypertension . The researchers plan more studies into ... The American Heart Association has more about hypertension . -- Kevin ...

American Heart Association 2008 Wrap-Up Report: Top Research Advances Include Studies That Influence Medical Care, Apply Science To 'Real World' Communities

... who is too old to treat? Treatment of hypertension in patients 80 years of age or older ... and heart failure. And while isolated systolic hypertension was a "normal" aspect of aging, we have also learned from the SHEP study of systolic hypertension in the elderly that control of this form of high ...

Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. Awarded Prestigious NCQA Certification for National Under Pressure(TM) Hypertension Management Program

... today that Under Pressure (TM), its national hypertension disease management program developed in ... the key elements necessary to live with hypertension including diet, exercise and medication. Health ... Sankyo's Program Design capability. hypertension is one of the most prevalent conditions in the ...

Potassium loss from blood pressure drugs may explain higher risk of adult diabetes

... their association with diabetes has forced many hypertension suffers to use other medications that can be ... 3,790 nondiabetic participants in the Systolic hypertension in Elderly Program (SHEP). SHEP is a randomized ... published online this month in the journal hypertension , showed that for each 0.5 ...
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