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Patients with acne have increased risk of developing major depression
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In an analysis of one of the largest electronic medical records databases in the world, researchers found that patients with acne had a significantly increased risk of developing major depression, but only in the first 5 years after being diagnosed with acne.

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Take time to understand diabetes and your risk
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Take action to reduce risk of youth diabetes
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Testing blood pressure in both arms could save lives from heart risk
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Doctors should take blood pressure readings in both arms of patients, experts say, after they found a difference was linked to a severe heart risk. Those with just five points' variation were twice as likely to have died from heart disease in the next …

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Blood pressure difference linked to heart disease risk
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The team found that a difference in systolic blood pressure measurements between the two arms (of 5mm Hg) was associated with almost double the risk of death from heart-related disease, when the cohort was followed up over a period of eight years.

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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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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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Surgeons with more annual thyroid removals have lower risk for complication
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Thyroid removal is common because of cancer, over-activity or enlargement, but researchers say the procedure is complicated. The thyroid, located at the base of the throat, produces hormones that regulate metabolism. In some cases, bleeding, problems …

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High blood pressure and hard labor may boost heart attack risk
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(Reuters Health) – – Women with high blood pressure and physically demanding jobs are much more likely to have heart attacks than peers who are less active at work and have normal blood pressure, a recent study suggests. Among thousands of nurses, …

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