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World Hypertension Day 2017: Study Suggests High Incidence of Increased Blood Pressure Among Doctors

World Hypertension Day 2017: Study Suggests High Incidence of Increased Blood Pressure Among Doctors

Hypertension continues to affect millions across the world and leads to close to 7 million premature death every year globally. The World Health Organisation describes blood pressure as “the force of blood against the artery walls as it circulates through the body. High blood pressure or hypertension is the constant pumping of blood through blood [...]

May 18, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on World Hypertension Day 2017: Study Suggests High Incidence of Increased Blood Pressure Among Doctors

What Your Blood Type Says About Your Health

What Your Blood Type Says About Your Health

If you’re scratching your head, you may be missing out on an important health clue. A spate of recent research suggests that your blood type—whether A, B, AB, or O—may influence your risk for a variety of health conditions, from cardiac disease to cancer. The research is still early and scientists aren’t yet sure how [...]

October 28, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on What Your Blood Type Says About Your Health

New blood test could detect heart disease in asymptomatic patients

New blood test could detect heart disease in asymptomatic patients

Researchers have developed a blood test that may help detect heart disease in asymptomatic individuals by measuring the immune system’s response to inflammation, a symptom tied to various age-related diseases like dementia and arthritis. In a nine-year-long study of 90 people without heart disease, the test, which spits out a number indicating risk, was better [...]

October 17, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on New blood test could detect heart disease in asymptomatic patients

Blood test may rule out too many donor hearts

Blood test may rule out too many donor hearts

A blood test that’s used to check the health of a donor heart may not accurately predict if a heart transplant will be successful, a new study finds. Placing less emphasis on this blood test could increase the number of hearts available for end-stage heart failure, the researchers said. “Heart transplantation is an incredible therapy [...]

June 22, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Blood test may rule out too many donor hearts

Weight advantage, blood sugar in pregnancy related to infant weight problems

Weight advantage, blood sugar in pregnancy related to infant weight problems

Extra weight benefit throughout pregnancy and excessive blood glucose can “imprint” weight problemson a child before beginning, increasing the likelihood for weight problems, in keeping with newresearch. Researchers at Kaiser Permanente determined the kids of girls who gained extra than forty kilos or hadbetter blood sugar during pregnancy are conditioned within the womb to be [...]

May 8, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Weight advantage, blood sugar in pregnancy related to infant weight problems

Low testosterone reduces blood sugar law, will increase diabetes danger

Low testosterone reduces blood sugar law, will increase diabetes danger

Despite the fact that scientists have recognised low testosterone increases risk for diabetes, a currentexamine has shown the impact low stages of the hormone have on blood glucose. Researchers at Tulane college discovered low testosterone increases the chance, which they are sayingshould result in new treatments for men with low testosterone due age or prostate [...]

April 29, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Low testosterone reduces blood sugar law, will increase diabetes danger

Blood test for asthma may follow discovery of biomarkers

Blood test for asthma may follow discovery of biomarkers

STATE COLLEGE, Pa., April 13  — There is no definitive test for asthma, with most diagnoses based on history and breathing tests, both of which researchers say lack definition and depend on patients having attacks before any type of treatment. Researchers at Penn State University found microRNAs, or miRNAs, in the blood can indicate whether [...]

April 14, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Blood test for asthma may follow discovery of biomarkers

Newer blood thinning drugs safer for reducing atrial fibrillation

Newer blood thinning drugs safer for reducing atrial fibrillation

WASHINGTON, April 13  — Blood thinners like warfarin have long been used to lower the risk of stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation, but require continuous monitoring and dietary restriction to be sure blood has not been thinned too much. Researchers at Loyola University found, however, that newer blood thinning drugs — such as dabigatran, [...]

April 14, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Newer blood thinning drugs safer for reducing atrial fibrillation

Blood, Heart and Circulation

Blood, Heart and Circulation

Blood, Heart and Circulation Topics Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm see Aortic Aneurysm ABO Blood Groups see Blood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia see Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia Acute Myeloblastic Leukemia see Acute Myeloid Leukemia Acute Myeloid Leukemia AF see Atrial Fibrillation ALL see Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia AML see Acute Myeloid Leukemia Anatomy Anemia Aneurysms Angiitis see [...]

March 30, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Blood, Heart and Circulation