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1541 Articles Matching "pressure"

Coronavirus outbreak forces China's after-school activities to shut down — or move online

Feb 19, 2020 , CNBC Health
As the virus keeps children at home, Chinese parents and schools are turning to online education, putting pressure on industry players to...
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Blood Pressure Med Tied to Harmful Side Effects

Feb 19, 2020 , WebMD
Current guidelines recommend the drug chlorthalidone (Thalitone) as the first-line diuretic. But it can have serious side effects that can be avoided with another diuretic, hydrochlorothiazide (Hydrodiuril), researchers...
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China's wild animal trade should be banned for good if future viruses are to be stopped, activists warn

Feb 13, 2020 , CNBC Health
As the virus has spread, pressure has mounted on the authorities to crack down on these...
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Keep your teen moving to reduce risk of depression, study says

Feb 13, 2020 , CNN Health
Science shows moderate to vigorous aerobic exercise is good for us -- it improves sleep; lowers blood pressure; protects against heart disease, diabetes and cancer; reduces stress; boosts mood; and fights anxiety and depression....
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FDA Not Recommending Recalls of Diabetes Drug

Feb 08, 2020 , WebMD
The FDA began testing samples of metformin for the carcinogen NDMA at the end of last year. Contamination with this substance has led to recalls of blood pressure and heartburn medications within the past 2...
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Heart Medications Can Make Healthy Habits Slide

Feb 06, 2020 , WebMD
Of more than 41,000 middle-aged Finnish adults researchers followed, those who started on cholesterol or blood pressure drugs were more likely to stop exercising or gain weight in the years...
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Hong Kong medical staff strike for third day as locally transmitted virus cases rise

Feb 05, 2020 , Reuters
Medical workers in Hong Kong began a third day of strike action on Wednesday, piling pressure on the city's government to seal the border with mainland China as the number of locally transmitted cases of a new coronavirus increased....
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Nurse Practitioner Ranks Soar, Fueling Need For More RNs

Feb 04, 2020 , Forbes
The record number of nurse practitioners has reduced the size of the registered nurse workforce by 80,000, putting pressure on hospitals and policymakers to come up with ways to fill the RN void, according to a new...
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Untreated Sleep Apnea Puts Your Heart at High Risk

Feb 04, 2020 , WebMD
The AASM points to several major warning signs and risk factors for sleep apnea: snoring, choking or gasping, fatigue, obesity and high blood...
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Blood Pressure Dips Upon Standing Might Not Be as Dangerous as Thought

Jan 30, 2020 , MedicineNet
Title: Blood Pressure Dips Upon Standing Might Not Be as Dangerous as ThoughtCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/28/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/29/2020 12:00:00...
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Valencell, SunTech Medical team up on blood pressure measurement tool; Innovaccer collaborates with Clinical Pathology and other digital health deals

Jan 28, 2020 jonah.comstock@himssmedia.com (MobiHealthNews), Mobile Health News
Also: Ride Health inks deal with Uber Health; Apple makes slew of deals with fitness...
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'Yo-Yo' Blood Pressure Numbers in Youth a Bad Sign for Health Later

Jan 24, 2020 , MedicineNet
Title: 'Yo-Yo' Blood Pressure Numbers in Youth a Bad Sign for Health LaterCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/22/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/23/2020 12:00:00...
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'Yo-Yo' Blood Pressure Numbers in Youth a Bad Sign for Health Later

Jan 23, 2020 , WebMD
In fact, every 4 mm Hg spike in systolic blood pressure -- the top number in a reading -- during young adulthood was tied to a 15% higher risk for heart disease in midlife, the research team...
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5 things to know before the stock market opens Tuesday

Jan 22, 2020 , CNBC Health
U.S. stock futures were pointing to a lower open, with global stocks from Asia to Europe under...
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Donations After Cardiac Death Are Starting To Show Promise For Thousands Of People Who Desperately Need Heart Transplants

Jan 18, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
Strict rules outline how and when organs can be transplanted but if this new trial method proves to be successful and safe, researchers say it could revolutionize transplantations. Other public health news is on inactive adults, millennials' thoughts on vaccines, blood pressure, body temperature, binge drinking, surgical gown recalls, health research on mice, sepsis deaths, breakthrough on sudden death of Amish children, and...
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Women's Blood Pressure Rises Earlier, Faster Than Men's

Jan 17, 2020 , MedicineNet
Title: Women's Blood Pressure Rises Earlier, Faster Than Men'sCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/15/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/16/2020 12:00:00...
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Amag to divest two of three women's health drugs, CEO to step down

Jan 10, 2020 , Reuters
Amag Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Thursday chief executive officer would step down and it plans to divest two of its women's health drugs, bowing to pressure from investor Caligan Partners that has long urged it to hive off the slow-growing unit....
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AHA News: Worried About Dementia? Check This Blood Pressure Number

Jan 10, 2020 , MedicineNet
Title: AHA News: Worried About Dementia? Check This Blood Pressure NumberCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/8/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/9/2020 12:00:00...
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Walgreens' shares fall 5% on earnings miss as pharmacy chain grapples with more competition

Jan 09, 2020 , CNBC Health
Walgreens remains under pressure as more consumers shop online for drugstore staples such as shampoo and...
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Too old? Too slow? No! Debut marathoners may add years to life

Jan 07, 2020 , Reuters
First-time marathon runners can add years to their lives and reap the health rewards of lower blood pressure and healthier arteries, even if they take on the challenge in mid- to later life, research showed on Monday....
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