Scleroderma Patient Writes About Pulmonary Hypertension
4/18/2017 DeVivo had also developed pulmonary hypertension (PH) and suffered from frequent pericardial effusions. In an article on The Mighty, DeVivo talks about her journey with scleroderma and pulmonary hypertension and the fact that she is a rare medical case.
Knee Osteoarthritis May Increase Risk of Hypertension
4/18/2017 Incident hypertension was defined as systolic blood pressure >140 mm Hg and/or diastolic blood pressure >90 mm Hg. Having knee osteoarthritis may increase the likelihood of developing hypertension, according to findings presented at the World Congress ...
Is Hypertension With Obesity Affected by Race?
4/18/2017 HealthDay News - Obese teenagers are at increased risk of hypertension, but the effects of those extra pounds may vary by race and ethnicity, according to a study published online in Pediatrics.
Quality standards for management of hypertension
4/18/2017 A two-member team from the Imperial College has been interacting with a team of physicians and cardiologists from the State this past week to understand the ways in which hypertension is diagnosed and managed in primary care settings.
Hypertension linked to better outcomes for subset of ovarian cancer patients
4/18/2017 Hypertension, or high blood pressure, may come with a plus side, at least for a subset of women with ovarian cancer. New research from epidemiologists at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, published in the journal Cancer Causes & Control, provides evidence ...
Screen for Endocrine Hypertension, Endocrine Society Says
4/18/2017 "Without appropriate lab tests, some common endocrine disorders are nearly indistinguishable from a routine case of hypertension," Endocrine Society past president William F Young, Jr, MD, MSc, from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, said in a ...
Auburn man to go the extra mile for pulmonary hypertension
4/18/2017 Don Stevenson, Auburn's ultra-marathon man of sole, plans to walk locally 20 to 30 miles a day throughout May for the Pulmonary Hypertension Association. The 81-year-old Pacin' Parson hopes to average at least 120 miles each week or 500 miles by May ...
Respira Therapeutics Announces Collaboration with United Therapeutics to Treat Pulmonary Hypertension
4/12/2017 Newswise - ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., April 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Respira Therapeutics, Inc., a privately held pharmaceutical company developing innovative inhaled therapies to treat pulmonary hypertension and other pulmonary diseases, has entered ...
Potassium Effective In Fighting Hypertension, Reducing Kidney Stones
4/12/2017 Potassium intake is seen as an important factor in the diet of a person suffering from hypertension. Hypertension or high blood pressure is a medical condition that is considered a risk factor for other illnesses such as chronic kidney diseases, stroke ...
Hypertension treatment more nuanced today
4/11/2017 “We've had a lot of hypertension for a long time,” said Girish Kalra, assistant professor in the Department of Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine.