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Different blood pressure readings from left and right arm may indicate increased risk of heart attack, stroke and death
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Different blood pressure readings from left and right arm may indicate increased risk of heart attack, stroke and death

In fact, blood pressure should be measured in both arms during a proper cardiovascular disease risk assessment.

Obesity in adult women linked to childhood abuse, social background more than in men, suggests study
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Obesity in adult women linked to childhood abuse, social background more than in men, suggests study

The study sought to understand the social and environmental factors that contribute to obesity in men and women separately.

Adding oil of acebuche, type of Spanish wild olive tree, to your diet can reduce arterial hypertension, suggests study
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Adding oil of acebuche, type of Spanish wild olive tree, to your diet can reduce arterial hypertension, suggests study

Hypertension or high blood pressure is a chronic disease that leads to an increased risk of heart disease, stroke and other health issues

Hypertension among most common features of emergency hospital visit during COVID-19 lockdowns, says study
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Hypertension among most common features of emergency hospital visit during COVID-19 lockdowns, says study

The researchers behind this study reveal that the compulsory lockdown period was linked to a 37 percent increase in the odds of having hypertension in patients visiting the hospital’s emergency department

Social isolation puts middle-aged and older women at higher risk of hypertension, study suggests
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Social isolation puts middle-aged and older women at higher risk of hypertension, study suggests

Experts believe that while a family history of hypertension cannot be avoided, the other lifestyle risk factors can and must be regulated to keep hypertension at bay

Homemade soups can boost immunity, cut weight, improve heart health during winter
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Homemade soups can boost immunity, cut weight, improve heart health during winter

This study even goes on to suggest that chicken soup should be given to patients recovering from COVID-19.

Occupational physical activity not same as work out, can increase risk of dementia by 55%, says study
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Occupational physical activity not same as work out, can increase risk of dementia by 55%, says study

It was found that participants with high occupational physical activity (OPA) levels had a dementia incidence rate of 1.48, which was significantly higher than in people who engaged only in leisure-time physical activity (LTPA) at home or at the gym

Future weight loss may be determined by brain's subnetwork, its link with gastrointestinal system, says study
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Future weight loss may be determined by brain's subnetwork, its link with gastrointestinal system, says study

A number of factors contribute to or may be the chief cause of obesity, including metabolism, cognition, eating behaviours and the state of the gut microbiome.

Morning exercises may reduce prostate, breast cancer risks; aid weight loss, improve memory
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Morning exercises may reduce prostate, breast cancer risks; aid weight loss, improve memory

Imbalances in hormones can have numerous biological consequences and recent studies have linked such disruptions with increased cancer risks.

National Voluntary Blood Donation Day 2020: Risk of contracting infections, fainting among five myths busted
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National Voluntary Blood Donation Day 2020: Risk of contracting infections, fainting among five myths busted

A lot of people are hesitant about donating blood due to a variety of reasons including fear of pain, anaemia or needles and their own beliefs and customs.

World Heart Day 2020: Rising heart attacks among young people and ways to prevent them
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World Heart Day 2020: Rising heart attacks among young people and ways to prevent them

Work-related stress and increased screen time also contribute significantly towards heart problems.

Following American Heart Association's 'simple seven' recommendations can prevent hypertension, claims study
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Following American Heart Association's 'simple seven' recommendations can prevent hypertension, claims study

A recent study suggested that following even one of the 'simple seven' recommendations can reduce the risk of developing hypertension by six percent

Obstructive sleep apnea patients more likely to suffer severe symptoms due to COVID-19 infection
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Obstructive sleep apnea patients more likely to suffer severe symptoms due to COVID-19 infection

The US National Sleep Foundation defines sleep apnea as a type of sleep disorder that is marked by abnormal breathing.

Mother’s psychological wellbeing during pregnancy benefits child’s future health, study reveals
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Mother’s psychological wellbeing during pregnancy benefits child’s future health, study reveals

The results of the study showed that maternal stress significantly predicted shorter telomeres in the offspring, while positivity predicted longer telomeres.

Hypertension at young age can lead to cardiovascular diseases; optimism may help reduce the risk, say scientists
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Hypertension at young age can lead to cardiovascular diseases; optimism may help reduce the risk, say scientists

A recent study found a dose-response relationship between optimism and hypertension, which means the higher the optimism, the lower the risk of developing hypertension

Pregnant women with COVID-19 infection more likely to require intensive care, give birth prematurely, claims study
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Pregnant women with COVID-19 infection more likely to require intensive care, give birth prematurely, claims study

With this review study, scientists concluded that doctors should be prepared to provide intensive care to COVID-19 positive pregnant women and specialist baby care facilities to their newborns.

Hypertension medications don't cause erectile dysfunction, may improve penile blood flow, claims new research
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Hypertension medications don't cause erectile dysfunction, may improve penile blood flow, claims new research

The study indicates that hypertension causes damage to the penile blood vessels to such an extent that ED incidence is more than twice as likely to occur.

High blood pressure during pregnancy may cause severe menopause symptoms, claims research
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High blood pressure during pregnancy may cause severe menopause symptoms, claims research

The researchers found that women who had gestational hypertension experienced more bothersome menopausal symptoms, like hot flashes and night sweats, as compared to women who had no history of hypertension at all.

Eating whole grains a healthy choice but picking right products could be way trickier
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Eating whole grains a healthy choice but picking right products could be way trickier

Whole grains and whole grain flours are made of the entire grain kernel, including the bran, germ and endosperm -- which is what makes it super-healthy.

Hypertension drug, L-type calcium channel blockers, may increase risk of heart failure, shows study
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Hypertension drug, L-type calcium channel blockers, may increase risk of heart failure, shows study

The study, which examined Penn State clinical database, found significantly higher incidents of heart failure among hypertension patients treated with L-type calcium channel blockers