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1746 Articles Matching "blood"

Sauna May Be as Good as Exercise for the Heart

Jan 17, 2018 , WebMD
On average, the study found, sauna users saw a drop in blood pressure and artery "stiffness" immediately after their heat bath. They also showed an increase in heart rate that was similar to the effect from moderate...
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New Blood Test For Diagnosing Heart Attacks: A ‘Big Deal,' With Caveats

Jan 17, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
When diagnosing a heart attack, accuracy and timing are everything. A new test designed to better measure levels of troponin, a protein released when the heart muscle is damaged, could help emergency department physicians provide faster diagnosis and appropriate treatment. Known as high-sensitivi......
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Hospital supplier Hill-Rom is prospering amid healthcare's maelstrom

Jan 17, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Hill-Rom CEO John Greisch is betting there's more money to be made in blood pressure monitors and retina scanning devices than adjustable hospital...
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Rosuvastatin

Jan 17, 2018 , RxList
Rosuvastatin is used along with a proper diet to help lower "bad" cholesterol and fats (such as LDL, triglycerides) and raise "good" cholesterol (HDL) in the...
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Giving Blood To Honor The Legacy Of Dr. Martin Luther King

Jan 16, 2018 , Forbes
January is National Blood Donor Month. There is a particular need for bone marrow donations from people of African American...
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Analysis Shows Lack Of Evidence That Wearable Biosensors Improve Patient Outcomes

Jan 16, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Wearable biosensors have grown increasingly popular as many people use them in wristbands or watches to count steps or track sleep. But there is not enough proof that these devices are improving patient outcomes such as weight or blood pressure, according to a study by Cedars-Sinai investigators pub......
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Diet Coke revamps look, debuts four flavors

Jan 14, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Sleek new cans and four new flavors: Diet Coke Ginger Lime, Diet Coke Feisty Cherry, Diet Coke Twisted Mango and Diet Coke Zesty Blood Orange, are part of the brands modern redesign. Read More...
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Scientists Design Bacteria To Reflect 'Sonar' Signals For Ultrasound Imaging

Jan 13, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In the 1966 science fiction film Fantastic Voyage, a submarine is shrunken down and injected into a scientist's body to repair a blood clot in his brain. While the movie may be still be fiction, researchers at Caltech are making strides in this direction: they have, for the first time, created bacte......
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Hawthorn

Jan 12, 2018 , RxList
Hawthorn suggested uses include for arrhythmias, atherosclerosis, Buerger's disease, circulatory disorders, congestive heart failure (CHF), hyperlipidemia, high blood pressure (hypertension), low blood pressure (hypotension), indigestion, and tapeworm infections. There is contradictory evidence about the effects of hawthorn extract in heart failure patients....
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Study: Online simulator helps diabetes patients understand the impact of exercise on blood glucose

Jan 12, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
A new app developed by researchers at the University of Utah may be a tool for helping people living with diabetes change their attitude towards physical activity and increase the time they plan to spend...
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Sodium Bicarbonate

Jan 12, 2018 , RxList
Sodium bicarbonate is indicated in the treatment of metabolic acidosis which may occur in severe renal disease, uncontrolled diabetes, circulatory insufficiency due to shock or severe dehydration, extracorporeal circulation of blood, cardiac arrest and severe primary lactic...
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Spironolactone

Jan 12, 2018 , RxList
Spironolactone is used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure....
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Diet Coke revamps look, debuts four flavors

Jan 11, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Gisselle GaitanSleek new cans and four new flavors: Diet Coke Ginger Lime, Diet Coke Feisty Cherry, Diet Coke Twisted Mango and Diet Coke Zesty Blood Orange, are part of the brand’s modern redesign. read...
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Platelets

Jan 11, 2018 , RxList
Platelets are a blood component used to treat low blood platelet counts (thrombocytopenia) or platelet dysfunction, to treat active platelet-related bleeding, or as prophylaxis in those at serious risk of...
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Infographic: Ease blood donors’ jitters, and highlight their vital gift

Jan 10, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
For National Blood Donor Month, your medical personnel can offer essential facts to assuage fears and remind people just how important their donation...
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Fitbit invests $6M in glucose monitoring startup Sano

Jan 10, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Fitbit has recently invested $6 million in San Fransisco-based Sano, a company developing a mobile app and sensor that will allow users to continuously monitor blood glucose levels, multiple publications have...
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Blood Banks Need January Donors

Jan 10, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Blood Banks Need January DonorsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/9/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/9/2018 12:00:00...
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An Invisible Killer: This Fatty Particle Triples Risk Of Heart Attacks But Most People Don’t Even Know It Exists

Jan 10, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Up to one in five Americans have perilously high levels of the particle in their blood, and it can't be controlled by diet and exercise. Even drugs have little effect on it. In other public health news: dry January, the effects of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention banning words, child mortality, CRISPR, doctors' offices at work, burn injuries, and...
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Blood Banks Need January Donors

Jan 10, 2018 , WebMD
Blood bank supplies tend to be low in January because the holidays and the season's typically inclement weather often keep people from going to a donation...
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Queen's University Professor's Skin Patch Offers Solution To Antibiotic Resistance Crisis

Jan 10, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A team of researchers from Queen’s University Belfast, led by Professor Ryan Donnelly, Professor of Pharmaceutical Technology are developing a new type of skin patch (microarray patch) that administers drugs directly into the bloodstream through thousands of individual “microneedles” which are being......
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