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Statins reduce heart disease risk in people with slightly high blood pressure
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In addition, the reduction in systolic blood pressure was 6.2 mm Hg higher with the combination treatment compared with dual placebo. The first coprimary outcome occurred in 5% of the dual-placebo group, compared with 3.6% of the combination treatment …

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Is your blood pressure on the rise after menopause?
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“Estrogen is an antioxidant, an anti-inflammatory, says Dr. Suzanne Oparil, principal investigator for the University of Alabama at Birmingham hub of the Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT). She also cites studies suggesting that aging …

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Statin, blood pressure drug slash health risk in those with hypertension
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Patients with high blood pressure and moderate risk of heart disease slashed their long-term risk of heart attack and stroke 40 percent by taking a blood pressure medication as well as a statin cholesterol fighter, according to a large global study …

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Libraries To Lend Electronic Blood Pressure Monitors
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The Communities Preventing Chronic Disease Project at Richland Public Health has joined with the area libraries and the Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging to lend out blood pressure monitoring kits to customers at the library. This effort is part of …

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Monitoring your blood pressure at home could save your life
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Using blood pressure monitors at home could save lives and millions of dollars in health care costs. (Thinkstock). WASHINGTON — Using blood pressure monitors at home could save lives and millions of dollars in health care costs. The monitors help keep …

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New tool to improve blood pressure measurement
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Scientists at Oxford University have developed a new way of estimating our true underlying blood pressure that overcomes common problems in a clinical setting which can lead to misleading results. Their work is published in the journal Hypertension.

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Blood-pressure drug offers new hope for diabetes cure
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A common blood pressure drug is showing new promise to help treat type 1 diabetes. The medication verapamil normally helps control blood pressure by relaxing blood vessels and increasing the supply of blood and oxygen to the heart. But researchers at …

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Hidden high blood pressure: how to avoid 'white coat syndrome'
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Measuring blood pressure is a tricky business. Measure some people's while they are in a doctor's surgery and it will be deceptively high; others will be misleadingly low. According to research fellow Dr James Sheppard, it is very much “a variable …

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Nancy Dell: Foods to lower blood pressure naturally
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One in 3 American adults has high blood pressure. It greatly increases your risk of a stroke and a heat attack which is the leading cause of death in America. Here are 6 foods that can reduce your blood pressure. A review of several studies published …

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