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Systolic and diastolic blood pressures together more useful for predicting cardiovascular risk

Irvine, Calif. Individuals with diastolic blood pressure under 70 mm Hg coupled with an elevated systolic blood pressure may have a greater risk of heart attack and stroke than indicated by the systolic blood pressure values alone, according to a UC Irvine study. Dr. Stanley Franklin and colle...

Implantable monitor may help in managing diastolic heart failure

Philadelphia, 11 December 2008 An implantable hemodynamic monitor (IHM) may help to guide medical treatment in a large subgroup of patients with heart failurethose with diastolic heart failure (DHF), reports a study in the December Journal of Cardiac Failure ( http://www.onlinejcf.com/ ), publi...

Digitalis Could Be Safe In Diastolic Heart Failure

Digitalis is a drug that is widely used in heart failure. Some experts believe that prescribing it in diastolic heart failure is contraindicated. //However a new analysis shows that the drug could be safe even in this form of heart failure. "Contrary to conventional wisdom, digitalis did not ...

Induced Labor May Improve Outcome in Risky Pregnancies

...eks of pregnancy," they added. The study authors concluded that "induction of labor should be advised for women with gestational hypertension and a diastolic blood pressure of 95 mm Hg or higher or mild preeclampsia at a gestational age beyond 37 weeks." More information The U.S. National Heart, Lun...

Young Kids' Screen Time May Raise Blood Pressure

...ic blood pressure [the top number in a reading] or diastolic [bottom number] blood pressure, after controlling ...y associated with both systolic blood pressure and diastolic blood pressure after adjusting for potential confo...V and screen time had lower levels of systolic and diastolic blood pressure than kids with the highest amounts ...

High-Salt Diet Dampens Effects of Blood Pressure Drugs

...e 120/80 reading, measured when the heart is contracting) and 9.1 points in diastolic blood pressure. "The effect of the low-salt diet was greater than has pr... in a six-week period was 4.8 points in systolic pressure and 2.2 points in diastolic pressure. Both studies emphasize the importance of controlling salt inta...

Vegetable Amino Acid Lowers Blood Pressure

...3-point reduction in average systolic blood pressure (the higher of the two blood pressure readings, when the heart beats) and a 1- to 1.6-point lower diastolic pressure (the lower reading, when the heart rests between beats). The report appears online July 6 in advance of publication in an upcoming print issu...

Metabolic factors may play a role in risk for breast cancer

...nificant associations with elevated blood glucose levels, triglycerides and diastolic blood pressure. For diastolic blood pressure, the result was stronger, with more than a two-fold increase...

Metabolic Syndrome May Make Breast Cancer More Likely

...tein College of Medicine in New York City, said in a news release from the American Association for Cancer Research. The study also found that high diastolic blood pressure (bottom number) alone was associated with more than a twofold increased risk, whereas elevated triglyceride and glucose levels were eac...

Patients with lower urinary tract symptoms more likely to suffer from metabolic syndrome

...resence of three or more of the five characteristics of 1) waist circumference greater than 102 cm; 2) systolic blood pressure 130 mm Hg or greater or diastolic blood pressure 85 mm Hg or greater, or antihypertensive medication use; 3) HDL cholesterol less than 40 mg/dl or lipid medication use; 4) self-reporte...
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FDA Approves Tekturna HCT(R) as Initial Treatment in Patients Unlikely to Achieve Their Blood Pressure Goals With a Single Agent

...lowed for blood pressure response. The combination of Tekturna and hydrochlorothiazide resulted in additive placebo-adjusted decreases in systolic and diastolic blood pressure at trough of 10-14/5-7 mmHg at doses of 150-300 mg/12.5-25 mg, compared to 5-8/2-3 mmHg for Tekturna 150 mg to 300 mg and 6-7/2-3 mmHg ...

Arena Pharmaceuticals Announces Lorcaserin Data Demonstrating Highly Significant Categorical and Absolute Weight Loss and Improvements in Secondary Endpoints Associated with Cardiovascular Risk

...o placebo in multiple secondary endpoints associated with cardiovascular risk, including: Blood Pressure: systolic blood pressure, diastolic blood pressure and heart rate Lipids: total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol and triglycerides Glycemic Parameters: fasting glucose, fast...

New Data Shows Blood Pressure Reduction Therapy with BENICAR(R) and BENICAR HCT(R) Effectively Reduces Blood Pressure in Elderly Patients to Target Blood Pressure

...with an average age of 72 years, demonstrating efficacy without compromising safety. Patients age 65 years and older also saw their 24-hour ambulatory diastolic blood pressure (DBP) drop a mean of 12.3 mm Hg. The BeniSILVER study was designed to investigate the safety and blood pressure (BP)-lowering efficacy ...

New Data Shows AZOR(R) (amlodipine and olmesartan medoxomil) Significantly Improves 24-Hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure

...ur ambulatory reductions in systolic blood pressure (SBP) of 21.4 mm Hg and diastolic blood pressure (DBP) of 12.7 mm Hg. In addition, 71 percent of patients in ...tion in seated systolic blood pressure (SeSBP) of 24.6 mm Hg and the seated diastolic blood pressure (SeDBP) reading of 12.3 mm Hg. In AZTEC, the amlodipin...

Schering-Plough Announces Results of the Early ACS Trial

...diathesis, or evidence of active abnormal bleeding within the previous 30 days; severe hypertension (systolic blood pressure greater than 200 mm Hg or diastolic blood pressure greater than 110 mm Hg) not adequately controlled on antihypertensive therapy; major surgery within the preceding six weeks; history of...

Synvista Therapeutics Announces Termination of Clinical Trials of Alagebrium and SYI-2074 and Provides Business Update

...systolic heart failure; - the BREAK study, which was a Phase 2 double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized trial of alagebrium in patients with diastolic heart failure; and - the Phase 2 trial of a topical formulation of SYI-2074 for the treatment of chronic, mild-to-moderate plaque psoriasis in ad...

NicOx' Naproxcinod Shows Robust Blood Pressure Results in Phase 3 Pooled Analysis

...ritis (OA) from the 301, 302 and 303 pivotal phase 3 studies for naproxcinod. Both doses of naproxcinod showed a significant reduction in systolic and diastolic blood pressure (SBP and DBP) compared to naproxen 500 mg bid over the whole 13 week period (p<0.001 for naproxcinod 750 mg bid and p<0.05 for na...

Synvista Therapeutics Announces Published Data Demonstrating Elevation of Carboxymethyl-Lysine (CML) Is Associated with Decline in Renal Function and Arterial Stiffness in Older Adults

...advanced glycation end products (A.G.E.s) for the treatment of systolic and diastolic heart failure. diastolic heart failure represents a rapidly growing market of unmet medical need, pa...

Synvista Therapeutics Announces First Dosing of SYI-2074 in Clinical Trial for Psoriasis

...nited States. The Company is also developing alagebrium, a proposed breaker of advanced glycation endproducts (AGEs) for the treatment of systolic and diastolic heart failure. For more information, please visit the Company's Web site at www.synvista.com . Any statements contained in th...

Two-Year Follow-Up Data Demonstrates Preservation of Adequate Mitral Valve Area in Patients Treated with the MitraClip(R) System

...r based on the etiology of MR. The analysis was conducted to assess diastolic mitral valve function after percutaneous repair. Echocardiographic measurem...nt with reports of surgical edge-to- edge repair which also have shown that diastolic mitral valve function is preserved. "These longer-term results cont...
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Atlas™

Description:... features include 3-lead or 5-lead ECG, heart/pulse rate, pulse oximetry (either Nonin® or Nellcor®), noninvasive blood pressure for systolic, diastolic and mean arterial pressure (MAP), automatic blood pressure mode, and programmable alarm limits. Optional features include temperature, respiration,...
Company:Welch Allyn Medical Products

Triage BNP Test

Description:...duced by the heart ventricles in response to ventricular volume expansion and pressure overload. Excellent hormonal marker of ventricular systolic and diastolic dysfunction. The Triage BNP Test provides meaningful diagnostic information not available from other clinical assessments....
Company:Biosite

Ocular Blood Flow Analyzer (BFA)

Description:... heartbeat. This pressure waveform is created when the bolus of blood from each heartbeat passes through the ocular choroid. The systolic increase and diastolic decrease in intraocular pressure caused by the pulsatile ocular blood flow is accurately recorded by the BFA. This data is analyzed by an on board com...
Company:Paradigm Medical Industries, Inc.

Tango Exercise Stress BP Monitor

Description:... The Tango exercise BP monitor is designed to automatically measure and display your patient's systolic and diastolic BP along with heart rate. It's a Blood Pressure monitor designed specifically for use in treadmill, ergometer and pharmacological stress test environm...
Company:SunTech Medical

SphygmoCor Px Central Blood Pressure Assessment and Management System

Features:... duration a parameter for distinguishing primarily systolic from primarily diastolic dysfunction, and for managing the efficacy of heart failure therapy. diastolic pressure-time index (DPTI), a key determinant of coronary blood supply. ...
Company:AtCor Medical Pty Ltd.

Burdick ABP System

Features:... Collects measurements for a period of 24 hours or up to eight days Lightweight, quiet operation Oscillometry measures systolic, diastolic and mean blood pressure No chest electrodes or microphones reduce operating costs Uses a real-time clock to facilitate diary notations ...
Company:Burdick, Inc.

BP-Tel™ Transtelephonic BP Monitor

Features:... Advanced digital signal processing and transmission technologies Measures Systolic, diastolic pressures, and BPM Oscillometric method with automatic cuff inflation and deflation Built-in transtelephonic communicator User ID code Remote programm...
Company:Aerotel Medical Systems Ltd.

Kantrowitz CardioVad™

Features:... vest or shoulder bag and a larger one, housed in a hard-shell suitcase and powered from household current. The CardioVad aids the circulation by diastolic augmentation. Its physiologic effects are similar to, but greater than, that of an intraaortic balloon pump....
Company:L.VAD Technology, Inc.

EECP

Features:... Augmented diastolic pressure and retrograde aortic flow increase myocardial perfusion Systolic unloading reduces cardiac workload and oxygen requirements Increased ...
Company:Vasomedical

ICP Express Monitoring System

Features:... a simple one-touch key operation. Continuous display of ICP parameters: The ICP EXPRESS monitor provides a continuous digital display of systolic, diastolic and mean ICP. On-screen user instructions Mounts easily to standard I.V.pole Reusable CODMAN MICROSENSOR Transducer Cable Rechargeable 3-h...
Company:Codman
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Hypotension

...andial hypotension . ... hypotension ( ¦hīpō′tenchən ) ( medicine ) Abnormally low blood pressure, commonly considered to be levels below 100 diastolic and 40 Low blood pressure, or hypotension , occurs when blood pressure during and after ... Neurally mediated hypotension (NMH) Severe hyp...
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Plasminogen activator inhibitor type-1 -- a potential link between heart failure and diabetes

...reased expression of PAI-1 late after coronary occlusion accompanied by increased fibrosis and functional derangements indicative of both systolic and diastolic dysfunction. Dr. Sobel said that "in concert with our previously reported findings demonstrating increased expression of PAI-1 in the heart in transg...

Grapes may aid a bunch of heart risk factors, animal study finds

...s of a change than the high-salt hydrazine group. Parameters related to the diastolic blood pressure an important factor in human heart failure and to the heart's relaxation during the diastolic phase also changed in just the high-salt grape group. Finally, the grape-fe...

Eat less or exercise more? Either way leads to more youthful hearts

...trasound imaging (echocardiography) to measure the diastolic or filling phase of the cardiac cycle because it i... cycle), then let go (the analog of the filling or diastolic phase) and the rubber bulb springs back to its ori... Cardiologists can measure delicate alterations in diastolic function because of the work of Kovcs, also profes...

Biophysical Society announces 2008 International Travel Awards

...erimental Data Confirming the Validity of the Squid Axon Kinetic Model. Elspeth B. Elliott, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom, K201 Inhibits diastolic Ca2+ Release And Contractions in Isolated Rat Cardiomyocytes Without Increasing Subsequent Transient Amplitude. Yingang Feng, Institute of Bioph...

Energy drinks may pose risks for people with high blood pressure, heart disease

...number that represents pressure while the heart contracts to pump blood to the body) increased by 7.9 percent on day one and 9.6 percent on day seven; diastolic blood pressure (the bottom number that represents the pressure when the heart relaxes between beats) increased by 7 percent and 7.8 percent, respectiv...

Geron Demonstrates hESC-derived cardiomyocytes improve heart function after myocardial infarction

...r weeks post cardiomyocyte implantation. All animals exhibited significant cardiac dysfunction two days post infarct. On average, left-ventricular end diastolic and systolic diameters increased by 10% and 42%, respectively, and fractional shortening decreased by 40% compared to uninfarcted controls. Four ...

Does the desire to consume alcohol and tobacco come from our genetic makeup?

...identifiable location on a chromosome) for alcohol and tobacco was found on chromosome (chr) 1. Also on chr 1, in an area believed to be involved with diastolic blood pressure (DBP), they found a locus for smoking. on chr 3, in the area identified as being involved with pre-math stress DBP, they found...

8 plants from South Africa may hold potential for treating high blood pressure

...tlessness in young children. The most direct discovery is the 1993 finding that large doses of popular garlic preparations significantly decreased the diastolic blood pressure in human patients 5-14 hours after the dose with no significant side effects. In addition, wild and cultivated garlic preparations were...

Sex and the heart: It's not what you think

...om two broadly representative samples of the US population, approximately 10 years apart. Among the findings: High risk blood pressure - both diastolic and systolic - increased in women but decreased in men. Medication against hypertension appeared to be more effective in men than women. Both ...

Vascular structure and function improve with diet and exercise

...ith high-normal blood pressure (systolic greater than 130 mmHg to 139 mmHg, diastolic greater than 85 mmHg to 89 mmHg) or pre-diabetes indicated by impaired fast...heart and blood vessels at rest were performed as well. Left ventricular diastolic filling (LVDF) measurements indicate the efficiency of the heart to relax. ...
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Synvista Therapeutics Announces Initiation of the BREAK Study of Alagebrium for Diastolic Heart Failure

Company Now Has Four Phase 2 Trials Underway MONTVALE, N.J., May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Synvista Therapeutics, Inc. (Amex: SYI ) has dosed the first patient in a 160-patient Phase 2 study of alagebrium in patients with diastolic heart failure. BREAK (Beginning a Randomized...

Synvista Therapeutics Announces Progress in Phase 2 Clinical Trial Program for Alagebrium

...ced Glycation End Product] Brea k er Alagebrium in diastolic Heart Failure) study in the First Quarter of 2009....the 6-minute walk test, in patients diagnosed with diastolic heart failure. "We are extremely pleased wi... regulatory endpoint, in patients with systolic or diastolic heart failure. Accordingly, we look forward to the...

FDA Approves Boston Scientific's Express(R) SD Renal Stent System

...c renal artery stenosis (RAS), demonstrated a statistically significant improvement in systolic blood pressure and no statistical difference in either diastolic blood pressure or serum creatinine levels from baseline through three years(1). Nine-month results demonstrated a binary restenosis rate of 21.3 perc...

Synvista Therapeutics Announces 510(k) Submission for Its HAPTOCHEK(TM) Test Kit

...ited States. The Company is also developing alagebrium, a proposed breaker of advanced glycation endproducts (AGEs) for the treatment of systolic and diastolic heart failure. For more information, please visit the Company's Web site at www.synvista.com . Any statements contained in t...

Synvista Therapeutics Announces Data Further Demonstrating the Value of Haptoglobin Genotyping in Diabetic Patients During AHA Meeting

...nited States. The Company is also developing alagebrium, a proposed breaker of advanced glycation endproducts (AGEs) for the treatment of systolic and diastolic heart failure. For more information, please visit the Company's Web site at http://www.synvista.com . Any statements contained in this press rele...

Synvista Therapeutics to Present at the Rodman & Renshaw 10th Annual Healthcare Conference

...2-2 Diabetes. The Company is also developing alagebrium, a proposed breaker of advanced glycation endproducts (AGEs) for the treatment of systolic and diastolic heart failure. For more information, please visit the Company's Web site at http://www.synvista.com . Any statements contained in this press rele...

Synvista Therapeutics Announces Availability of Haptoglobin Genotyping Technology at The Annual Scientific Sessions of the American Heart Association

...nited States. The Company is also developing alagebrium, a proposed breaker of advanced glycation endproducts (AGEs) for the treatment of systolic and diastolic heart failure. For more information, please visit the Company's Web site at http://www.synvista.com . Any statements contained in this press rele...

Synvista Therapeutics Posts Letter to Stockholders on Web Site

...ily) of alagebrium versus placebo in patients with diastolic heart failure. diastolic heart failure is particularly common among people ...dproducts (AGEs) for the treatment of systolic and diastolic heart failure....

Raj Khankari Named Bioenergy, Inc., CEO

...he cellular production of ATP. D-Ribose has been shown to increase functional capacity for patients with congestive heart failure (CHF) by improving diastolic heart function, ventilation, exercise capacity, and oxygen uptake efficiency. It's also widely used to help treat Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) and F...

CV Therapeutics Receives European Marketing Authorization for Ranolazine for the Treatment of Patients With Chronic Angina

...so notes that the ability of ranolazine to reduce cellular calcium overload is expected to improve myocardial relaxation and decrease left ventricular diastolic stiffness. "We expect ranolazine could be available to patients and physicians across Europe beginning in the first part of 2009, as we continue to ...
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Noninvasive Blood Pressure Software from IITC Life Science

Description:...e end-point selection is automatic for Systolic, Mean, Heart Rate while the diastolic values are automatically computed. The user is always in the position to ov...e end-point selection is automatic for Systolic, Mean, Heart Rate while the diastolic values are automatically computed. The user is always in the position to ov...
Company:IITC Life Science
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