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  1. Free women's health screenings available at Sam's Club on October 10Read the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | Examiner.com

    For health conscious women, an opportunity for a free health screening is available at Sam's Club this Saturday, October 10 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. It is available not only to Sam's Club members but also the general public and is valued at $150. These screenings can easily be worked into regular weekend errands and are available at all Sam's Club locations with a pharmacy .


  2. Study: Heavy Internet Use May Cause High Blood Pressure in TeensRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Voice of America

    Gaining weight in midlife is also unhealthy for a number of other reasons, including increasing risk of high blood pressure, diabetes and heart disease About three out of four Americans have hearts that are actually older than rest of their bodies because of poor health and bad diets Heavy Internet use may lead to high blood pressure among teenagers, according to a new study. The results showed that teens who spent at least 14 hours a week online were found to be at risk for elevated blood pressure.


  3. Fundraising appeal to support Gwent mother of twins who suffered stroke reaches A 10,000Read the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | South Wales Argus

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  4. Snoring, apnea linked to diabetes risk in older adultsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    Seniors with nighttime breathing issues like snoring or sleep apnea often have high blood sugar and may be almost twice as likely as sound sleepers to develop type 2 diabetes, according to a recent study. Findings from some 6,000 U.S. adults who were followed for up to 10 years suggest that doctors may want to monitor blood sugar in older patients with sleep-disordered breathing, researchers say.


  5. A patient turns down hypertension treatment. What happens next is tragic.Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Kevin, M.D.

    I have previously written about a patient on this site: " How elderly patients can be stubborn to their own detriment ." In that post, I discussed how the patient repeatedly turned down appropriate therapy for her hypertension, saying she didn't need the help.


  6. Weekly Research Analysts' Ratings Updates for InsmedRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... the development of INS1009, the company's inhaled treprostinil prodrug for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), a chronic, life-threatening disorder characterized by abnormally high blood pressure in the arteries between the heart ...


  7. Map your eyes to understand your healthRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Wellington Advertiser

    Annual eye exams are vital to maintaining vision and overall health. The optomap is an important part of eye exams.


  8. Immune studies suggest remedies for parathyroid hormone-driven bone lossRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    A common cause of bone loss is an overactive parathyroid gland, which doctors usually treat with surgery. New research on how excess parathyroid hormone affects immune cells suggests that doctors could repurpose existing drugs to treat hyperparathyroidism without surgery.


  9. Pulmonary Hypertension Patients to Hear from Saint Louis Doctor...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... she learned that what she thought was asthma was a progressive, life-threatening disease. She has pulmonary hypertension (PH), high blood pressure in the blood vessels of the lungs, which puts pressure on the heart and can lead to death from right ...


  10. NuSirt Biopharma Plans Clinical Trial in Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver DiseaseRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Freshnews

    NuSirt Biopharma , a company dedicated to improving the lives of those with chronic metabolic diseases, is planning to launch a clinical trial to determine if its patented technology has potential to become a new treatment for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis . The company has raised additional Series C financing to fuel its clinical program for NAFLD and NASH.


  11. Rock'n'Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon will be a first Meet-up...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | PRWeb

    The Rock'n'Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon will serve as a pivotal first meeting and game changer for two women - both U.S. Army veterans - as they combat the same life-threatening disease. Thirty-four-year-old Jessica Armstrong and 41-year-old Latoynia Ransom-Harvey have Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension , a form of pulmonary hypertension , caused by old, organized blood clots in the lungs.


  12. Menopause diminishes impact of good cholesterolRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    What has previously been known as good cholesterol--high density lipoprotein --has now been shown to be not so good in protecting women against atherosclerosis while they are transitioning through menopause. That's according to a new study from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health that was presented last week at the annual meeting of The North American Menopause Society in Las Vegas.


  13. Is Ibuprofen Bad for Your Heart?Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Health.com

    I've been taking ibuprofen for all my aches and pains for years, but I heard it can cause heart problems. Should I stop using it? Ibuprofen is a common drug to have on hand for everything from headaches and toothaches to joint pain, muscle soreness and menstrual cramps.


  14. Homeplace Clinic opens up to a community in needRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Floyd County Times

    Officials with Mountain Comprehensive Care Center are hoping its recently expanded Homeplace Clinic will improve medical health in a population that ranks among the most unhealthy in the nation. Community leaders from around the county gathered at the Homeplace Clinic, located on Front Street in Prestonsburg Tuesday for an open house and to learn more about the facility that aims to offer comprehensive affordable healthcare.


  15. Study: Protecting dialysis patients from sudden cardiac deathRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... dialysis patients often have many of the traditional risk factors for heart disease, such as diabetes, hypertension, family history and tobacco use, creating a "perfect storm" scenario for arrhythmias to strike. If untreated, arrhythmias can lead to ...


  16. Healthier Me: Women Waiting Longer to have ChildrenRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Valley News Live

    In North Dakota, only 1.5 percent of mothers gave birth over the age of 40 in 2013. But in other states, specifically in the northeast, the percentages are as high as 4.6 percent.


  17. Scientists identify potential therapeutic target for pulmonary hypertensionRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death worldwide. As a prime example, pulmonary hypertension is especially lethal, with one-half of patients dying within three years of being diagnosed.


  18. California agency ranks Kaiser as best HMO, Anthem and Cigna as best PPOsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Kaiser's Southern California and Northern California units were the only HMOs to receive four-star ratings from the California Office of the Patient Advocate. Kaiser's Southern California and Northern California units were the only HMOs to receive four-star ratings from the California Office of the Patient Advocate.


  19. Satiety hormone leptin plays a direct role in cardiovascular disease in obesityRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    While high levels of the satiety hormone leptin don't help obese individuals lose weight, they do appear to directly contribute to their cardiovascular disease, researchers report. "With obesity , leptin cannot tell our brain to stop eating, but it can still tell our brain to increase the activity of the cardiovascular system," said Dr. Eric Belin de Chantemele, physiologist in the Department of Physiology at the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University.


  20. Scientists discover new cell type behind pulmonary hypertensionRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    Scientists have discovered a new type of cell that is key to the development of pulmonary hypertension, and they believe it may lead to new targets for improved treatments. The researchers show how a single progenitor cell identified in normal lung blood vessels migrates and multiplies in pulmonary hypertension.