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2934 Articles Matching "blood"

Blood Pressure Med Might Help Fight Alzheimer's

Jun 18, 2019 , WebMD
Researchers don't know whether the finding related to the drug nilvadipine can translate into any benefits for patients. But future studies should look into that possibility, they...
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Overweight Kids Are at Risk for High Blood Pressure

Jun 18, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Overweight Kids Are at Risk for High Blood PressureCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/17/2019 12:00:00...
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Bluebird prices gene therapy at 1.58 million euros over 5 years

Jun 15, 2019 , Reuters
Bluebird bio Inc on Friday set a price for its gene therapy, Zynteglo, at 1.58 million euros ($1.78 million) over five years, after winning conditional approval in Europe this month to treat a rare genetic blood disorder....
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No Needle Prick: Laser-Based Test Hunts Stray Melanoma Cells in Blood

Jun 14, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: No Needle Prick: Laser-Based Test Hunts Stray Melanoma Cells in BloodCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2019 12:00:00...
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Type 1 Diabetes Might Hurt Young Kids' Brain Growth

Jun 14, 2019 , WebMD
The data suggest a need for even better blood sugar management in children with type 1 diabetes, but kids in the study were -- on average -- doing well in and out of school, one researcher...
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Facebook debuts US blood donation tool, its latest public health move

Jun 13, 2019 , CNN Health
Facebook is no longer just a place to connect with former high school buddies; the social media giant now wants to make it easier for you to connect with blood banks, too....
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Laser-Based Test Hunts Stray Melanoma Cells

Jun 13, 2019 , WebMD
The researchers have been developing a laser-based system designed to screen patients' blood from the outside -- spotting tumor cells as they pass through veins in the arm and eliminating the need for a blood...
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Facebook has a new tool that helps you donate blood, here's how to use it

Jun 13, 2019 , CNBC Health
Facebook rolls out a tool that lets you sign up for notifications when nearby blood banks need donations. Here's how to set it...
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Blood From Previously Pregnant Women Is Safe for Donation: Study

Jun 13, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Blood From Previously Pregnant Women Is Safe for Donation: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/12/2019 12:00:00...
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Study: Combination of self-monitoring blood glucose device & DTx improve patient outcomes

Jun 13, 2019 , Mobile Health News
At the 79th Annual Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association in San Francisco, pharma giant Roche and India-based digital therapeutics company Wellthy Therapeutics presented real world data of improved diabetes care outcomes in a South Asian population when patients followed prescribed plan of medication and lifestyle modification in conjunction with a combination therapy of self-monitoring blood glucose device and a clinically validated digital therapeutic...
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Acute Sleep Loss Increases Blood Levels of Alzheimer's Biomarker

Jun 12, 2019 , RxList
Acute sleep loss results in increased plasma levels of tau, which has been proposed as a biomarker to assess subsequent risk of Alzheimer's disease (AD), new research...
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High Blood Pressure at Doctor's Office May Be More Dangerous Than Suspected

Jun 12, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: High Blood Pressure at Doctor's Office May Be More Dangerous Than SuspectedCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/10/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/11/2019 12:00:00...
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Sleep habits linked with blood sugar control in diabetes and prediabetes

Jun 12, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Too little sleep - or too much - can be tied to problems with blood sugar levels, not just in people with diabetes but also in people at high risk for developing the disease, a new study finds....
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High Blood Pressure at Doctor's Could Signal Danger

Jun 12, 2019 , WebMD
People who had untreated “white-coat hypertension” had double the risk of dying from heart disease or stroke compared with people with normal blood...
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Acute Sleep Loss Increases Alzheimer's Biomarker

Jun 12, 2019 , eMedicine Health
Acute Sleep Loss Increases Blood Levels of Alzheimer's...
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High blood pressure at doctor's office may mean you're twice as likely to die of heart disease

Jun 11, 2019 , CNN Health
When a patient's blood pressure reads normal at home and high in a doctor's office, it's called "white coat hypertension" -- and new research suggests that it is not a benign condition....
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Stress From Workplace Violence Linked to Increased Heart Risks

Jun 10, 2019 , CardioSmart
Bullying and violence in the workplace increase blood pressure, heart rate and...
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Abbott device helps in cutting blood sugar in type 2 diabetics: study

Jun 09, 2019 , Reuters
Insulin-dependent patients with type 2 diabetes saw a significant drop in their blood sugar levels after wearing Abbott Laboratories Inc's continuous glucose monitoring system for three months compared with those who use routine fingerstick testing, researchers said on Saturday....
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Aggressive Blood Pressure Treatment May Improve Brain Function and Reduce Heart Risks in the Elderly

Jun 07, 2019 , CardioSmart
Tighter blood pressure control can improve outcomes for elderly...
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Tight Diabetes Control May Not Help Heart Long Term

Jun 07, 2019 , WebMD
The study findings suggest it might be more important to control other risk factors for heart disease, such as high blood pressure, cholesterol and unhealthy...
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