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Bypass Beats Stents in Diabetes With Heart Trouble

Nov 14, 2018 , WebMD
People with diabetes who have coronary-artery bypass surgery survive about three years longer than those who have their blood vessels propped open with stents, new research...
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A $3 Billion Startup's Shares Gain On Hopes For A Cancer Blood Test

Nov 13, 2018 , Forbes
Shares in Guardant Health, which makes blood tests that can be used to detect mutations in cancer tumors, have doubled from the $19 price set in the company’s October 4 initial public offering....
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Blood pressure drug recall expands again

Nov 13, 2018 , CNN Health
The US Food and Drug Administration says another heart medicine is being voluntarily recalled after tests showed that it was tainted with a potential cancer-causing chemical....
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Alums from this failed health tech start-up now hold key roles at Apple, Amazon, Alphabet and others

Nov 12, 2018 , CNBC Health
In 2012, Quanttus set out to make a smart watch that could measure blood pressure around the clock. It failed but the dream lives on, as Quanttus alums spread out to companies like Apple, Alphabet, Amazon, Fitbit, Nike, Samsung and...
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Alumns from this failed health tech start-up now hold key roles at Apple, Amazon, Alphabet and others

Nov 11, 2018 , CNBC Health
In 2012, Quanttus set out to make a smart watch that could measure blood pressure around the clock. It failed but the dream lives on, as Quanttus alumns spread out to companies like Apple, Alphabet, Amazon, Fitbit, Nike, Samsung and...
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Blood Test May One Day Help Track Concussion Recovery

Nov 10, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Blood Test May One Day Help Track Concussion RecoveryCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/7/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/8/2018 12:00:00...
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Doctors not pushing smokers with artery disease to quit

Nov 10, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Smokers with narrowed blood vessels in their legs would do well to quit smoking, but many doctors may not be giving them enough support to do it, a recent study suggests....
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Smoking, Diabetes Extra Risky for Women's Hearts

Nov 09, 2018 , WebMD
Researchers have found that three heart disease risk factors -- smoking, diabetes and high blood pressure -- increased the odds of heart attack for both genders, but the rise went higher for women than...
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High blood pressure before age 40 tied to earlier strokes, heart disease

Nov 09, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - People who develop high blood pressure before age 40 have a higher risk of heart disease and strokes in middle age, two new studies suggest....
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Novartis division Sandoz recalls one lot of blood pressure drug

Nov 09, 2018 , Reuters
Novartis said on Thursday its Sandoz division was recalling one lot of losartan tablets after finding traces of a probable carcinogen in the blood pressure drug....
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High Blood Pressure in Young Adults Tied to Earlier Strokes

Nov 09, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: High Blood Pressure in Young Adults Tied to Earlier StrokesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/6/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/7/2018 12:00:00...
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High blood pressure, smoking raise heart attack risk more in women, study says

Nov 09, 2018 , CNN Health
High blood pressure, smoking and diabetes raise women's risk of a heart attack more than these factors raise men's risk, according to a new study published in the BMJ....
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A Single Energy Drink Might Harm Blood Vessels: Study

Nov 07, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: A Single Energy Drink Might Harm Blood Vessels: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/5/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/5/2018 12:00:00...
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Could Fasting Help You Lose Weight, Get Healthier?

Nov 06, 2018 , WebMD
Somewhere along the line, researchers discovered that skipping meals also has a few health benefits, including weight loss and lowered blood pressure and...
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Study: 1 Energy Drink Might Harm Blood Vessels

Nov 06, 2018 , WebMD
After study subjects drank a 24-ounce energy drink, researchers found the internal diameter of blood vessels they tested was dramatically smaller, on average, than before. This indicates cardiovascular risk, the scientists...
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Stroke Survivors And Those At Risk Urged To Focus On Yoga And Tai Chi

Nov 06, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
One of Australia’s biggest health issues could be checked if more people took up yoga or tai chi and reduced their blood pressure, an Australian study has found. Stroke costs the country $5 billion a year through treatment and loss of productivity, affecting 56,000 Australians in 2017, equivalent ......
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Diabetics are hacking old insulin pumps to make them smarter — here's what happened when I tried it

Nov 04, 2018 , CNBC Health
There is a revolution in the Type 1 diabetes community and thousands of people are now hacking their insulin pumps for better blood sugar management. CNBC's Erin Black decided to try out the hacked system. Here's what...
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Blood Pressure Medication Recall: What Is In This That May Cause Cancer?

Nov 03, 2018 , Forbes
The FDA announced that Sciegen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is voluntarily recalling irbesartan...
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After Mass Shootings, Blood Donations Can Go Unused

Nov 03, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: After Mass Shootings, Blood Donations Can Go UnusedCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/31/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/1/2018 12:00:00...
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Pregnancy high blood pressure linked to dementia decades later

Nov 02, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Pregnant women who develop preeclampsia, a condition involving dangerously high blood pressure, have more than three times higher risk of dementia later in life than women who don't have this pregnancy complication, researchers say....
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