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Pace of walking and memory loss can predict dementia study

Jul 28, 2014

Pace of walking and memory loss can predict dementia study

People who tested positive for pre-dementia were twice as likely as others to develop dementia within 12 years. #HowThisWorks #obesity #Health #Dementia #Smoking #Neuroimaging #Hypertension #Alzheimer's #Joe Verghese #High cholesterol
High blood pressure can damage brain: Study

Nov 03, 2012

High blood pressure can damage brain: Study

Uncontrolled high blood pressure can damage the brain's structure and function even in young middle-aged people, a new study has claimed. #NewsTracker #Brain #hypertensive brain #Lancet Neurology
Lupin gets USFDA approval for hypertension pills

Oct 17, 2012

Lupin gets USFDA approval for hypertension pills

Pharma major Lupin Wednesday said it has got approval from the US Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) to market generic versions of Sanofi Aventis' Avapro tablets, prescribed in the treatment of hypertension and nephropathy in Type-II diabetis. #Sanofi-Aventis #CompanyWatch #Lupin #Hypertension #USFDA
Sri Lanka to have blood pressure meters in public places

Apr 25, 2012

Sri Lanka to have blood pressure meters in public places

According to the health ministry's Non-Communicable Disease Unit, around 350 Sri Lankans die daily due to heart attacks, diabetes, hypertension, kidney and respiratory diseases. #Medicine #Sri Lanka #didyouknow #Blood pressure #Hypertension #Cardiology #Respiratory disease

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Sri Lanka to have blood pressure meters in public places

Sep 11, 2014

Salt DOESN'T cause high blood pressure, new study claims

A new study published in the American Journal of Hypertension found no link between salt consumption and hypertension - the world's most prevalent chronic disease across the world...
Sri Lanka to have blood pressure meters in public places

Sep 11, 2014

Japanese Research Scandal Involving Novartis Blood Pressure Drug Widens

The Japanese scandal over research using the Novartis blockbuster hypertension drug Diovan (valsartan) continues to widen. The first major figure brought down in the scandal was Hiroaki Matsubara, a prominent cardiologist and researcher at Kyoto Pref...
Sri Lanka to have blood pressure meters in public places

Aug 19, 2014

My body has to hold out long enough to see my twin walk down the aisle: Girl awaiting a life-saving transplant vows to be maid of honour at her sister's wedding

Stacie Pridden, 23, from Swindon was diagnosed with pulmonary hypertension in 2002 and is currently awaiting a heart and double lung transplan...