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Telemonitoring plus phone counseling improves blood pressure control among minority stroke survivors

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Adding phone-based lifestyle counseling to home blood pressure telemonitoring is an effective strategy to improve long-term blood pressure control among minority stroke survivors with uncontrolled...
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Sophisticated genetic tests are not notably better than traditional risk factors at predicting heart disease

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Traditional cardiovascular risk factors often assessed in an annual physical, such as blood pressure, cholesterol levels, diabetes, and smoking status, are at least as valuable...
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OB-GYNs recommend low-dose aspirin for all patients to prevent preeclampsia

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Lowering the risk of developing a life-threatening condition while pregnant is as simple as taking low-dose aspirin every day, according to OB-GYNs at The University...
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Free radicals from immune cells linked to salt-sensitive hypertension

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In salt-sensitive hypertension, immune cells gather in the kidneys and shoot out free radicals, heightening blood pressure and damaging this pair of vital organs, scientists...
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Higher maternal blood pressure linked to placental gene modifications

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Higher maternal blood pressure in pregnancy is associated with chemical modifications to placental genes, according to a study by researchers from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver...
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New technology distinguishes between two progressive neurodegenerative diseases

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Scientists have found a way to distinguish between two progressive neurodegenerative diseases, Parkinson’s disease and multiple system atrophy, using a technology developed by a researcher...

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