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Can Blood Pressure Be Used To Predict Alzheimer's Disease?

By | Mon, 11/18/2013 - 14:30

Scientists have discovered that blood pressure — specifically systolic or pulse pressure — may be related to Alzheimer's disease in middle-aged adults.

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Heart Disease Risk Peaks In Winter, Drops In Summer: Here's Why

By | Fri, 09/06/2013 - 12:14

Cold winter months increase the risk factors of heart disease, while hot summer months reduce them.

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Survey: Men Driving Blue BMWs Most Prone To Road Rage

By | Wed, 08/14/2013 - 18:17

According to the results of a new VoucherCodesPro survey of more than 2,8000 people, drivers of blue BMWs are the most-feared motorists on the road.

New Study Reveals Drinking Coffee and Tea Is Better Than None At All

Caffeine From Tea And Coffee Lowers Blood Pressure: Researchers Say 4 Cups A Day Does The Deed

By | Tue, 07/02/2013 - 13:31

Researchers have found indulging in, rather than abstaining from, tea and coffee can reduce blood pressure and better your overall health.

Extra Short Rounds of High-Intensity Exercise Improves Physical Fitness in Inactive Men

Extra Short Rounds of High-Intensity Exercise Improves Physical Fitness in Inactive Men

By | Wed, 05/29/2013 - 22:55

A study found that previously inactive men who exercised vigorously for four minutes, three times a week, could become more fit. Researchers hope the findings will motivate people to exercise.

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Cell Phone Calls Can Raise Blood Pressure in Hypertensive Patients

By | Thu, 05/16/2013 - 00:16

Being interrupted by cell phone calls can cause higher blood pressure readings, though it’s unclear whether mobile phone use is actually linked to risk for hypertension.

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Concussion Testing Method Diagnoses Traumatic Brain Injury with Heart Rate, Blood Pressure

By | Wed, 03/20/2013 - 01:13

A new concussion testing method could make a traumatic brain injury diagnosis based on heart rate and blood pressure changes.

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Combat Vets’ PTSD Symptoms Raise Spouses and Partners' Blood Pressure

By | Fri, 03/08/2013 - 17:21

Wives and partners of combat veterans suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) also face emotional and physical health consequences, like higher blood pressure.

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Surprising Gut Bacteria Health Benefit: Regulating Blood Pressure

By | Wed, 02/27/2013 - 21:13

New research shows an unexpected effect of gut bacteria on blood pressure, which may lead to better treatment of hypertension. The more fiber you eat, the more the bacteria may help you stay healthy.

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How Holidays Are Like "Preventive Medicine": Study Reveals the Medical Benefits of Going on Vacation

By | Wed, 01/30/2013 - 20:48

Holidays are a time for fun, relaxation and personal pampering, and a new study has revealed that going on vacation could even help rejuvenate the body by cutting blood pressure and lowering stress levels.

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Playing Music May Lower Blood Pressure, Improve Psychological Well-Being

By | Wed, 01/23/2013 - 09:19

Playwright and poet William Congreve once said that "music has charms to soothe a savage beast".

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Eating Yogurt Helps Keep Blood Pressure Low

By | Thu, 01/17/2013 - 14:13

Eating yogurt a few times a week may lower a person's chances of developing high blood pressure.

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Previously Undiscovered Brain Cells May Be Culprit for High Blood Pressure

By | Tue, 01/15/2013 - 14:02

High blood pressure is caused by a variety of problems: poor nutrition, smoking and stress, just for starters.

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Blood Pressure-Lowering Beta Blockers May Also Protect Against Dementia

By | Wed, 01/09/2013 - 09:48

People taking common blood pressure- lowering beta blockers are less likely to experience brain changes that can lead to Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.

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Eating Gazpacho Lowers Hypertension by up to 27 Percent

By | Fri, 12/14/2012 - 16:26

Good news for gazpacho lovers: regular consumption of this chilled tomato soup can reduce hypertension by up to 27 percent.

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