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Children are more likely to have higher blood pressure by age six if their mother used snus, a Swedish, powdered tobacco product, during pregnancy
Children exposed to Swedish snus (a moist, powdered tobacco placed between the gums and upper lip) in the womb have higher systolic blood pressure than children not exposed to nicotine products during fetal development. (2019-10-16)
High levels of chronic stress linked to high blood pressure in African-Americans
African-Americans who reported high levels of chronic stress developed high blood pressure more than people who reported low stress levels. (2019-10-16)
Examining risk of suicide and use of ACE inhibitors, ARBs
Associations between risk of suicide and medications widely used in the management of high blood pressure, chronic kidney disease, heart failure and diabetes (angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin receptor blockers) were examined in this observational study. (2019-10-16)
NASA's Terra satellite catches end of Atlantic Tropical Depression 15
Tropical Depression Fifteen or TD15, developed off the west coast of Africa on Oct. (2019-10-16)
Respiratory diseases linked with high blood pressure in lungs
Pulmonary hypertension is a type of high blood pressure that affects the lungs of both animals and people. (2019-10-16)
Study suggests why some US football players have higher cardiovascular risk
Research has shown that while elite athletes overall are at decreased risk of death from cardiovascular problems, a certain group of athletes -- football linemen in the United States -- actually have higher risk than the general population than other elite athletes. (2019-10-16)
Creating miracles with polymeric fibers
Mohan Edirisinghe leads a team at University College London studying the fabrication of polymeric nanofibers and microfibers -- very thin fibers made up of polymers. (2019-10-15)
Gene mutation in the chloride channel triggers rare high blood pressure syndrome
When the adrenal gland produces too much aldosterone, this often leads to high blood pressure and kidney damage (hyperaldosteronism). (2019-10-15)
More aggressive blood pressure control benefits brains of older adults
The UConn Health study followed 199 hypertension patients 75 years of age and older for 3 years. (2019-10-15)
Sleep apnea linked to blinding eye disease in people with diabetes
New research from Taiwan shows that severe sleep apnea is a risk factor for developing diabetic macular edema, a complication of diabetes that can cause vision loss or blindness. (2019-10-14)
Empty spaces, how do they make a protein unstable?
Partial unfolding of proteins can be a major challenge in the industry, as it may affect the stability of products. (2019-10-14)
Under time pressure, people tell us what we want to hear
When asked to answer questions quickly and impulsively, people tend to respond with a socially desirable answer rather than an honest one, a set of experiments shows. (2019-10-11)
Viagra shows promise for use in bone marrow transplants
Researchers at UC Santa Cruz have demonstrated a new, rapid method to obtain donor stem cells for bone marrow transplants using a combination of Viagra and a second drug called Plerixafor. (2019-10-10)
AI-based cytometer detects rare cells in blood using magnetic modulation and deep learning
Researchers at UCLA Samueli School of Engineering, led by Prof. (2019-10-10)
Synaptic function closely tied to overall need for sleep, regardless of day or night
The natural need for sleep and the brain's synaptic function are closely linked, according to a pair of studies in mice, which suggest that sleep deprivation may also deprive the brain of key proteins required for synaptic activities including plasticity. (2019-10-10)
Unlocking the secrets of gallstones
How gallstones are formed in the body was previously unknown, despite the fact that they are among the ten most common reasons for a stay in hospital. (2019-10-08)
Pressure runs high at edge of solar system
Out at the boundary of our solar system, pressure runs high. (2019-10-08)
Computer kidney sheds light on proper hydration
A new computer kidney developed at the University of Waterloo could tell researchers more about the impacts of medicines taken by people who don't drink enough water. (2019-10-07)
Distributing essential medicines for free resulted in a 44% increase in adherence
A new study out of St. Michael's Hospital's MAP Centre for Urban Health Solutions in Toronto found that distributing essential medicines at no charge to patients resulted in a 44% increase in people taking their medications. (2019-10-07)
How common is high blood pressure among children worldwide?
This study, called a review and meta-analysis, combined the results of 47 articles published from 1994 to 2018 to estimate worldwide how common high blood pressure is among children and adolescents age 19 and younger. (2019-10-07)
Pressure may be key to fighting climate change with thermoelectric generators
Pressure improves the ability of materials to turn heat into electricity and could potentially be used to create clean generators, according to new work from a team that includes Carnegie's Alexander Goncharov and Viktor Struzhkin published in Nature Materials. (2019-10-07)
High fiber diet associated with reduced CV risk in hypertension, type 2 diabetes patients
Patients with hypertension and Type 2 diabetes who consume a high fiber diet had improvement in their blood pressure, cholesterol and fasting glucose, according to a study presented at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) Middle East Conference 2019 together with the 10th Emirates Cardiac Society Congress. (2019-10-03)
Study: Ibrutinib linked to high blood pressure and other heart problems
Over half of people prescribed the targeted blood cancer-fighting drug ibrutinib developed new or worsened high blood pressure within six months of starting the medication, according to a new study published online today in Blood. (2019-10-03)
Sleeping less than 6 hours and heart disease, stroke -- deadly combo
Middle-aged adults with high blood pressure, Type 2 diabetes, heart disease or stroke could be at increased risk for cancer and early death when sleeping less than 6 hours per day. (2019-10-02)
Canadians told to stop taking aspirin to prevent first heart attack, stroke
If you've never had a heart attack or stroke, you likely should not be taking aspirin to prevent them, according to new research. (2019-10-02)
Researchers synthesize 'impossible' superconductor
Researchers from the US, Russia, and China have bent the rules of classical chemistry and synthesized a 'forbidden' compound of cerium and hydrogen -- CeH9 -- which exhibits superconductivity at a relatively low pressure of 1 million atmospheres. (2019-10-01)
Food insecurity in young adults raises risk for diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma
A paradox of food insecurity in wealthy countries is its association with excess weight. (2019-10-01)
Material for nuclear reactors to become harder
Scientists from NUST MISIS developed a unique composite material that can be used in harsh temperature conditions, such as those in nuclear reactors. (2019-09-30)
First-time pregnancy complications linked to increased risk of hypertension later in life
Women who experience complications such as preterm births and preeclampsia during their first pregnancy are nearly twice more likely than women without complications to develop high blood pressure later in life -- some as quickly as 3 years later, according to a new study of more than 4,000 women. (2019-09-30)
Rolls wit'out: Developed in Drexel's Food Lab, new rolls help cut salt from Philly staple
Philadelphia Department of Public Health (PDPH) partnered with the Drexel Food Lab (DFL) to reformulate popular foods to contain less sodium, including a Philadelphia staple the hoagie roll, which led to a successful implementation in the public school system. (2019-09-30)
Study explains molecular mechanism of botanical folk medicines used to treat hypertension
Common herbs, including lavender, fennel and chamomile, have a long history of use as folk medicines used to lower blood pressure. (2019-09-30)
Survey of truck drivers finds many suffer from sleep-related breathing disorders
A survey of 905 Italian truck drivers has shown that approximately half suffer from at least one sleep-related breathing problem that potentially can cause drivers to fall asleep at the wheel. (2019-09-29)
Salt shakers should carry tobacco-style health warning, say experts
Salt sold in supermarkets and salt shakers in restaurants should be required to carry a front-of-pack, tobacco-style health warning, according to The World Hypertension League and leading international health organisations. (2019-09-27)
Researchers discover new, treatable pathway known to cause hypertension in obese people
There's no question that as body weight increases, so too does blood pressure. (2019-09-26)
People living near green spaces are at lower risk of metabolic syndrome
A study analyses for the first time the relation between long-term exposure to residential green spaces and a cluster of conditions that include obesity and hypertension. (2019-09-26)
NASA finds light rain in former hurricane Kiko's remnants
Former Hurricane Kiko is now just a remnant low pressure area that has slid into the Central Pacific Ocean. (2019-09-25)
Genes 'lost' in whales and dolphins helped their ancestors transition to life underwater
When cetaceans (whales, dolphins, and porpoises) transitioned from life on land to life in the sea about 50 million years ago, 85 genes became inactivated in these species, according to a new study. (2019-09-25)
Gum disease linked with higher risk of hypertension
People with gum disease (periodontitis) have a greater likelihood of high blood pressure (hypertension), according to a study published today in Cardiovascular Research, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). (2019-09-24)
Thinner shells for delivering gentler therapeutic bursts
Releasing drugs that are packaged into microcapsules requires a significant amount of force, and the resulting burst can cause damage to human tissues or cause blood clots. (2019-09-23)
Hypertension during pregnancy can increase later risk of heart disease
Research published today in the journal Circulation has found that women with high blood pressure in pregnancy, including conditions such as preeclampsia, have an increased risk of developing cardiovascular disorders later in life, including stroke and heart failure. (2019-09-23)
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