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2299 Articles Matching "blood"

Livongo unveils cellular-enabled blood pressure monitoring, mobile redesign

Sep 18, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Taking the main stage at Health 2.0, Livongo's Chief Product Officer Amar Kendale said that the new offerings will help patients manage care more comfortably at...
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New Device Approved for Tears in Heart's Blood Vessels

Sep 18, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: New Device Approved for Tears in Heart's Blood VesselsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/14/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/17/2018 12:00:00...
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'Vampire Facial' Spa Clients to be Tested for HIV

Sep 15, 2018 , WebMD
In a vampire facial -- popularized by Kim Kardashian and other celebrities -- a patient's blood is drawn and then injected back into the face using...
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FDA Approves Device for Treatment of Acute Coronary Artery Perforations

Sep 15, 2018 , RxList
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved a device intended to treat acute coronary artery perforations, or tears in the blood vessels of the heart. The PK Papyrus Covered Coronary Stent System is the first device approved by the FDA for this indication in 17...
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Global health regulators find second toxin in common heart drug

Sep 15, 2018 , Reuters
European and North American regulators have found a second toxin that may cause cancer in humans in a commonly used blood pressure drug made by Chinese firm Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceutical Co Ltd....
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Maternal obesity linked to complications in newborns

Sep 14, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Babies born to obese mothers are more likely to face complications as newborns, even if the mother doesn't have high blood pressure or diabetes, a new study suggests....
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EU investigating second impurity in China-made heart drug

Sep 14, 2018 , Reuters
Europe's drugs regulator is looking into another potentially cancer-causing substance in a common blood pressure and heart drug produced in China before 2012, widening an investigation that has so far focused on batches made after 2012....
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FDA approves AstraZeneca's drug for rare form of blood cancer

Sep 14, 2018 , Reuters
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Thursday it approved AstraZeneca Plc's treatment for hairy cell leukemia, a slow-growing type of blood cancer....
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Hospitals May Overprescribe Blood Pressure Meds, Study Finds

Sep 14, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Hospitals May Overprescribe Blood Pressure Meds, Study FindsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/13/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/13/2018 12:00:00...
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Air filters to curb indoor pollution tied to blood pressure improvement

Sep 13, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Seniors living in housing with poor indoor air quality may have healthier blood pressure when they use portable air filters than when they don't have these devices, a small experiment suggests....
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Medrol vs. Solu-Medrol

Sep 13, 2018 , RxList
Medrol (methylprednisolone) and Solu-Medrol (methylprednisolone) are corticosteroids indicated to treat or manage many conditions, including endocrine disorders, rheumatic disorders, collagen diseases, dermatologic diseases, allergies, eye diseases, respiratory diseases, blood disorders, cancers, edematous states, gastrointestinal diseases, and...
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Community providers form independent cancer care network

Sep 13, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Tennessee Oncology, New York Cancer & Blood Specialists and West Cancer Center combined their 225 cancer physicians, 60 locations and 158,000 patients to create Nashville-based...
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Inhaled Version Of Blood Pressure Drug Shows Promise In Treating Anxiety, Pain

Sep 13, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
An inhaled form of a high blood pressure medication has potential to treat certain types of anxiety as well as pain, according to a new study by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). Anxiety disorders are usually treated with different types of medications, such as antidepressants, and......
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Blood Sugar Spike in Pregnancy Bad for Mom & Baby

Sep 12, 2018 , WebMD
Among women with elevated blood sugar during pregnancy, nearly 11 percent had type 2 diabetes 10 to 14 years after giving birth, and about 42 percent had pre-diabetes, the findings...
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Blood Pressure Drug May Curb Problem Drinking

Sep 12, 2018 , RxList
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Following Twitter Conversations Around Hacked Diabetes Tools To Manage Blood Sugar

Sep 12, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The diabetes online community is leading grassroots efforts focused on accelerating the development, access and adoption of diabetes-related tools to manage the disease. Researchers at University of Utah Health examined the community’s online Twitter conversation to understand their thoughts concern......
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Medrol vs. Prelone

Sep 12, 2018 , RxList
Medrol (methylprednisolone) and Prelone (prednisolone syrup) are corticosteroids used to treat or manage many conditions, including arthritis and other rheumatic disorders, skin and eye conditions, blood disorders, cancers, allergies, and respiratory diseases, among...
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Blood Pressure Drug May Curb Problem Drinking

Sep 12, 2018 , eMedicine Health
Blood Pressure Drug May Curb Problem...
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AliveCor's AI for noninvasive blood potassium screening snags Breakthrough Device designation from FDA

Sep 12, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The KardiaK Software Platform could be used with mobile ECG devices to identify potential cases of kidney...
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Study: Blood pressure telemonitoring yields short-term blood pressure reduction

Sep 11, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
A new JAMA Cardiology study revealed that while telemonitoring helps lower blood pressure in patients with uncontrolled hypertension, the results are not long...
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