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Could a common blood pressure drug slow down the progression of Alzheimer's?
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A ground-breaking trial that hopes to discover if a drug commonly used to treat high blood pressure could slow down the progression of Alzheimer's disease (AD) will begin shortly. The multi-centre clinical trial, hosted by North Bristol NHS Trust and …

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High blood pressure can cripple memory
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"The more vascular brain injury the participants had, the worse their memory and the worse their executive function—their ability to organize and problem solve," says Bruce Reed, professor of neurology at the University of California, Davis. (Credit: …

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Free blood pressure screenings
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Lock Haven Hospital nurses recently visited the Annie Halenbake Ross Library to provide free blood pressure screenings and health information to visitors and staff. The hospital and library plan to provide future free public health screenings at the …

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Should kids, teens have blood pressure checked?
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What's more, researchers found blood pressure tests may not always be accurate among young people, or consistent from one reading to the next. "At this point, the jury is out. We just don't know if this is worth doing or not," said Dr. Matthew Thompson …

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Gut Bacteria Help Regulate Blood Pressure
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In a new study, US scientists suggest gut bacteria form part of a complex system that maintains the body's blood pressure. They have discovered a specialized odor-sensing receptor normally present in the nose can also be found in blood vessels …

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