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3066 Articles Matching "blood"

Success Of A Polypill With Cocktail Of Heart Meds Made Headlines, But Will U.S. Doctors Actually Embrace It?

Sep 20, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The drug--which contains low doses of three blood pressure drugs and a cholesterol drug--has been tested in the United States for the first time. But many U.S. doctors have seen little need for the polypill, preferring to tailor medications...
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Her Blood Turned Blue, How It Happened

Sep 20, 2019 , Forbes
You can be a blue blood or have blue blood. A woman had the latter after using medication for a...
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Scientists Discover New Way Fat Harms Your Arteries

Sep 20, 2019 , WebMD
The British researchers found that in heart disease patients who are obese, body fat surrounding the arteries tends to secrete high amounts of a protein called WNT5A. The protein, in turn, appears to have "toxic" effects within the blood...
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A numbing medicine turned a woman's blood blue

Sep 20, 2019 , CNN Health
A 25-year-old woman walked into an emergency department in Providence, Rhode Island, complaining of generalized weakness, fatigue, shortness of breath... and an unusual symptom you don't see every day....
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'I am worried there will be fewer of us,' says campaigner against Down syndrome test

Sep 20, 2019 , CNN Health
Natalie Dedreux has spent months campaigning against a plan to make a blood test for Down syndrome free in Germany....
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A Drink a Day Might Be Good for Diabetics' Health, Study Suggests

Sep 19, 2019 , WebMD
The review found that people who had a bit of alcohol daily had lower levels of a type of blood fat called triglycerides. But alcohol didn't seem to lower blood sugar levels in people who already had type 2 diabetes, the review...
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Rise in crime tied to rising blood pressure

Sep 19, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - People living in communities with rising crime rates may be more likely than those in safer neighborhoods to develop high blood pressure, a new study suggests....
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FDA Warns About Potential Cancer-Causing Contaminant In Popular Heartburn Drug Zantac, Generics

Sep 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The chemical, NDMA, has also been linked to dozens of recalls of prescription blood pressure drugs in the past year. No recalls have been started for the heartburn drug, but the FDA is recommending that people talk to their doctors and switch to different medications....
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Medical guidelines say daily aspirin is too risky for most healthy people. A new study says some can benefit

Sep 17, 2019 , CNN Health
For decades, healthy patients were told to take a low-dose aspirin as a precaution to help prevent heart problems, but the guidelines changed this year. For patients who have had a heart attack, stroke or open heart surgery, a daily aspirin is still recommended and can be a lifesaver. But the blood-thinning effect from aspirin could cause a major bleeding event, so for many healthy patients, the daily aspirin habit was not worth the risk....
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Elizabeth Warren’s Plan To Keep American Indians Wards Of The State

Sep 16, 2019 , Forbes
As Senator Elizabeth Warren makes her bid to become the Democratic Party’s candidate for President of U.S. in 2020, she has worked to make amends with America’s Indians for her false claims of Cherokee blood. The proposal comes with an eye-popping price tag (read: big bucks for Native...
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Scientists Use CRISPR Tool in Attempt to Cure HIV

Sep 14, 2019 , WebMD
Chinese researchers used the tool to give a patient blood cells that were altered to resist the AIDS-causing virus, the Associated...
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At-Home Blood Pressure Monitoring Beneficial in Black Adults

Sep 13, 2019 , CardioSmart
Monitoring blood pressure outside the doctor's office may help further identify those at high risk for heart...
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Spike in High Blood Pressure for Pregnant Women: What It Means for You

Sep 13, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Spike in High Blood Pressure for Pregnant Women: What It Means for YouCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/12/2019 12:00:00...
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One Of Trickiest Factors In Treating Vets’ PTSD Is Diagnosing It. But A Promising Blood Test Could Change That.

Sep 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Oftentimes soldiers and veterans with PTSD will try to hide the symptoms. But an accurate blood test would mean all troops who return from combat would get an objective screening. The blood test couldn't definitively diagnose PTSD, but it would alert doctors to the need for further screening. Meanwhile, some veterans are taking up beekeeping to relieve anxiety....
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High blood pressure in U.S. pregnant women rose sharply over four decades

Sep 12, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - The number of women diagnosed with high blood pressure when they become pregnant or during the first 20 weeks of pregnancy has risen sharply in the U.S. over the last four decades, a new study suggests....
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Xeris Pharma's low blood sugar treatment wins FDA approval

Sep 11, 2019 , Reuters
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Xeris Pharmaceuticals Inc's glucagon therapy that aims to treat severely low sugar levels in diabetes patients, the drugmaker said on Tuesday....
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Steady Rise in Pregnant Women's Blood Pressure

Sep 10, 2019 , WebMD
Over the past four decades, the U.S. has seen a sharp rise in the number of pregnant women with high blood pressure, new research...
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'Hot' Yoga, Hula Dance Your Way to Healthy Blood Pressure

Sep 10, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: 'Hot' Yoga, Hula Dance Your Way to Healthy Blood PressureCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/7/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/9/2019 12:00:00...
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AHA News: Scientists Find Biological Link Between High Blood Pressure and Breast Cancer

Sep 10, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: AHA News: Scientists Find Biological Link Between High Blood Pressure and Breast CancerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/6/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/9/2019 12:00:00...
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AHA News: Pumpkin Pulp, Seeds Lower Blood Pressure in Rat Study

Sep 10, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: AHA News: Pumpkin Pulp, Seeds Lower Blood Pressure in Rat StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/6/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/9/2019 12:00:00...
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