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10 hrs ago | Prince Albert Daily Herald

Boy with heart transplant receives community support

A barbecue was held to raise money for Keaton Dirks and his family. On April 9, the four-year-old underwent a heart transplant.

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Related Topix: Kidney Cancer, Health, Medicine

14 hrs ago | WPXI

Giant Eagle to offer free blood pressure medication

"With a lot of people untreated, there are a lot of cardiac issues that can occur and health issues that can be compounded," a pharmacist said.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Yesterday | Medical News Today

No evidence alcohol benefits heart, new study

A new BMJ study finds that even among people who drink only light to moderate amounts of alcohol, reducing consumption can improve heart health, reduce body mass index, and bring down The large multi-center international study, which was co-led by the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, calls into question ... (more)

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Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania, Health

Yesterday | Cross Roads News

Web resource center offers heart-healthy recipes, meal plans

Lifestyle Resource Center features lower-sodium, heart-healthy recipes and family-friendly meal plans with an emphasis on managing sodium intake, a major contributor to high blood pressure and heart disease.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Recipes, Medicine, Health

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Fairfield Ledger

Blood drives scheduled in Fairfield

Potential donors must be at least 17 years old - 16 with a signed parental permission form available at www.bloodcenter.org - weigh more than 110 pounds and have a photo I.D. or Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center donor card.

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Related Topix: Fairfield, IA, Medicine, Health

WCKX-FM Columbus

Men: Cut Your Death Rate In Half

But now, a new study suggests that getting more fit might also reduce the risk of death for elderly men with high blood pressure.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Sun-Star

Fetalvero: The stress factor

SEN. MIRIAM Defensor Santiago made a startling revelation that she has lung cancer despite the fact that she and her husband do not smoke.

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Related Topix: Health, Lung Cancer, Medicine

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

Weight loss leads to acting roles for Cherryville man

Lebaron Burston, of Cherryville, stopped eating cheeseburgers in 2010. The 26-year-old Burns High School graduate decided a career in acting and modeling was more important to him than the three 520-calorie sandwiches he could eat in one day.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Shelby, NC

The Standard

EU fines French drugmaker over generics

The EU on Wednesday hit French drugs giant Servier with a huge 331 million euro fine for colluding to delay a cheaper generic version of Perindopril, a popular blood pressure treatment.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Circulation

Sex Differences in Blood Pressure Control: Are T Lymphocytes the...

Correspondence to Jennifer C. Sullivan, Department of Physiology, Georgia Regents University, 1459 Laney Walker Blvd, CB-2204, Georgia Regents University, Augusta, GA 30912.

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Related Topix: Augusta, GA, Columbia County, GA, Medicine, Health

Business Journal

Supernus reaps $30M by selling some rights to blood pressure drug

Rockville-based Supernus Pharmaceuticals Inc. is set to receive $30 million in return for some of the rights to royalty and milestone payments related to the recently approved hypertension drug Orenitram.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Biotech, United Therapeutics, Healthcare Industry

The Washington Post

Servier to Teva Fined $583 Million on Generic-Drug Delays

Les Laboratoires Servier and five makers of generic drugs, including Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., were fined 427.7 million euros by the European Union over agreements that delayed the release of cheaper versions of a hypertension treatment.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, Medicine, Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, Health, Inventions, Science / Technology, Aceon, Perindopril (generic), Mylan Laboratories

Copenhagen Post

Study: Football can make you ten years younger

A new study at the University of Copenhagen suggests football can lead to a younger heart, unless you play for the Brazilian national team of course High blood pressure and type two diabetes are generally treated with doctor visits and medicine, but according to a study by the University of Copenhagen, football can serve as a medical alternative.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Life, Nutrition, Food

Science Daily

Early predictor for preeclampsia found by researchers

A biomarker has been discovered that could give expecting mothers and their doctors the first simple blood test to reliably predict that a pregnant woman may develop preeclampsia, at least as early as six weeks into the pregnancy.

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Related Topix: Medicine, University of Iowa, Health, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Tue Jul 08, 2014

KOLD-TV Tucson

UA Medical Center offering free eye examinations

The exam will check for cataracts, glaucoma, diabetes, macular degeneration and dry eye.

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Related Topix: Health, Macular Degeneration, Medicine

ABC News

Parents warned about high salt intake in toddlers; researchers blame sodium levels of everyday foods

More than half of Australian toddlers are eating more than the recommended daily intake of salt, researchers at Deakin University have found.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

News9 Oklahoma City

Texas Mayor Shares Secrets Of His 'Vegan Town' With Oklahoma

Diseases of the dinner table continue to drag Oklahoma down. We're a national leader for heart disease, high-blood pressure, obesity, high cholesterol, stroke, cancer and diabetes.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma, Life, Food, Vegan, Vegetarian, Medicine, Health, Dieting

EurekAlert!

Treatment-resistant hypertension requires proper diagnosis

High blood pressure-also known as hypertension-is widespread, but treatment often fails.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

FOX16

Increased Rick of Psoriases in Women with Hypertension

A new study reveals an increased risk of psoriasis among women with high blood pressure.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Health Data Management

ONC Launches Challenge for Improving Hypertension

4 Success Traits for Today's Health Plan CIO : A new white paper from payer software vendor Aldera walks through four skillsets required of health plan CIOs in the post-reform environment The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT has a new challenge to providers: To develop electronic health records tools to improve treatment of ... (more)

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Related Topix: CIO News, Medicine, Health

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