Tag Archives: blood pressure

Four-in-One Quadpill Found, Termed Magic Pill to Treat BP

British researchers have combined four blood pressure drugs into one pill and the small pilot clinical trial showed normalcy restored in patients within one month, making it a magic pill that has high potential. In their study, they administered the four-in-one ‘quadpill’ on every patient and the results within a month showed their blood pressure drop to healthy levels of ...

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Blue Corn Reduces Risk from BP, Diabetes, Cancer: Study

Eating blue corn may decrease the risk factor from metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and cancer, said a new study. The research undertaken by an Indian origin scientist and his team from the University of Central Florida in collaboration with researchers from Universidad Veracruzana and Instituto Tecnologico de Veracruz in Mexico, found in their study of rats the blue corn ...

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Mozart’s Music Reduces Hypertension (BP), Says Study

A study from the University Bochum in Germany showed in its recent comparative research of the classical music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Johann Strauss II vis-a-vis Abba of the 1980s that the hepertension comes down when you listen to Mozart or Strauss but not ABBA. They corraborated how Mozart’s music can reduce blood lipid concentration, blood pressure and heart ...

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Yogurt May Protect Women from High BP, But Not Men: Study

Researchers said women who ate yogurt five times in a week had lower risk of developing high blood pressure, while men did not appear to have the same benefit, after analyzing the long-term effects of yogurt intake on high blood pressure in middle-aged adults. Researchers, whose paper was presented at the American Heart Association’s Epidemiology/Lifestyle 2016 Scientific Sessions, said:“No one ...

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Walnuts, Mediterranean Diet Reduce Weight in Women, Says New Study

In a toast to Mediterranean diet, a study by researchers of the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine proves that weight loss programs that provide healthy fats, such as olive oil in the Arab diet, or a low-fat, high-carbohydrate diet have similar impacts on pound-shedding. To be precise, the researchers hit upon a meal plan rich in walnuts, ...

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3-year Old Diagnosed With Type-2 Diabetes in US, Youngest Ever

In a rare case, a three-and-a-half-year-old girl has been diagnosed with type-2 diabetes, making her one of the youngest people ever detected with the disease. Type 2 diabetes is linked to poor diet and obesity. It is most common among the middle-aged and elderly people, but in the last few years type 2 diabetes have taken lives of poor children. ...

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Top 6 Mantras to Keep Diabetes Far Away From You

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Are you sure that your blood sugar is in control? There are about 8.1 million diabetes cases which go undiagnosed every year. Joy Bauer, a nutrition expert, has suggested to start with incorporating some of the simple lifestyle changes, like monitoring blood glucose levels, taking medication as directed by doctors, maintaining a healthy weight, aiming for at least 30 minutes ...

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New Blood Thinning Drug Released for AF

In view of a new patients’ survey reveals a significant proportion still not receiving adequate treatment for atrial fibrillation, the commonest heart rhythm disorder, a new blood-thinning drug therapy to help prevent stroke in patients with the heart rhythm condition called non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) was launched today. Atrial Fibrillation Patient Research sruvey carried out online by Opinion Health in ...

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Diabetes Under Control Reduces Heart Attack Risk by 17%: Study

Using drugs or by following a strict regimen and exercise, diabetes can be controlled and results in reduced risk of heart diseases or strokes, say researchers. Day in and day out, for years together, millions of people with diabetes prick their fingers to test their blood sugar level, wondering whether their strict eating regimen and lifestyle is helpful or not ...

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World Hypertension Day: President Mukherjee Calls for Tab on Your Good Health

India’s President Pranab Mukherjee asked people to keep a tab on their health, especially hypertension or blood pressure in view of the associated complications. In his message to the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, New Delhi which is celebrating World Hypertension Day on the theme “Know Your Blood Pressure” on May ...

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Folic Acid And Vitamin B Lower Stroke Risk, Says Study

Researchers from Perking First Hospital in Beijing found vitamin B had the power to lower stroke risk, almost invalidating long-held fear that Vitamin B may lead to cancer. Their findings, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, show healthy foods that were rich in vitamin B and protect the inner walls of a person’s arteries. The Chinese researchers ...

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Energy drinks cause more blood pressure in resting phase: Study

Energy drinks, which are increasingly consumed by youngsters and elderly alike, may result in heart diseases and up the risk of heart attacks, says a new study. In a study, researchers observed that healthy young adults who don’t consume caffeine regularly experienced a greater rise in resting blood pressure after consumption of an energy drink, compared to a placebo drink. ...

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Less Sleep Increases Blood Pressure in Night: Study

Those who suffer from sleep deprivation continuously may encounter increased night time blood pressure, facing heart attacks during the nights, says new research. “For the first time, we demonstrated that insufficient sleep causes increases in night time blood pressure and dampens nocturnal blood pressure dipping,” said lead author Naima Covassin from Mayo Clinic in the US. The study was based ...

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2 hours of TV puts your kids at high BP risk, warns study

Parents must watch out as kids, who spend more than two hours watching television, computers or video consoles in a day run a 30% greater risk of developing high blood pressure, says new research, reiterating many studies which have warned earlier in this direction. Doing no daily physical activity or an activity which is less than an hour a day ...

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Coconut oil coupled with exercise reduces high Blood Pressure

Brazil researchers have found that a daily intake of coconut oil and exercising daily would help bring down blood pressure or hypertension to its normal levels. The researchers have attributed the results to the reduction in baroreflex sensitivity and in oxidative stress in the serum, heart and aorta, which are key factors in regulating blood pressure. “The possibility of using ...

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Heavy Drinking Raises Stroke Risk More Than BP, Diabetes: Study

More than blood pressure and diabetes, which are behind increasing number of strokes, scientists have warned that drinking more than two drinks a day in middle-age may raise the risk of potential stroke. Aimed at regular drinkers of alcohol on daily basis, the study said alcohol can raise blood pressure and cause heart failure or irregular heartbeats over time leading ...

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