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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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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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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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Husbands of Stressed Wives Suffer Heart Attack Sooner Than Expected: Study

Wives, please take note! Fighting over trivial issues at home can raise your hubby’s blood pressure to such an extent that he may suffer heart problems sooner in life. According to researchers, stressed wives can elevate husbands’ blood pressure — particularly in more negative relationships — which may lead to cardiovascular problems. Using systolic (maximum) blood pressure as a gauge, ...

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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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