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Hypertension — an overview

By Vicki G. Mozo Biology Online Contributor         Hypertension overview Hypertension is a clinical term... Read More

Understanding Hypertension In African Americans Proves Elusive

August 2007 — Exercise cannot reduce a sodium-retaining hormone in African Americans which is known to potentially cause... Read More

Viagra For Babies? Sildenafil Found To Prevent Rebound Pulmonary Hypertension In Infants

A single dose of sildenafil, a blood vessel widening vasodilator (also sold under the brand name Viagra), prevented rebound... Read More

Release of new guidelines on the management of arterial hypertension

Sophia Antipolis, France: The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and the European Society of Hypertension (ESH) have... Read More

A new method allows for the early diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension

Researchers at the University of Granada (UGR) from the Systemic Autoimmune Diseases Unit and the Cardiology Service of the... Read More

Hypertension

Hypertension (Science: cardiology) Persistently high arterial blood pressure. Hypertension may have no known cause... Read More

Hypertension, Diabetes and Increased Carotid Artery Wall Thickness Means Increased Risk of Stroke

Increased carotid artery wall thickness (CAWT), which can cause heart attack and stroke in many patients, is significantly... Read More

The Association between Morning Hypertension and Metabolic Syndrome in Hypertensive Patients

Original Article The Association between Morning Hypertension and Metabolic Syndrome in Hypertensive Patients Shinji... Read More

New Findings about Plants Give Hope for High Blood Pressure in Lungs

Pulmonary hypertension, according to Wikipedia, is an increase of blood pressure in the pulmonary artery, pulmonary vein,... Read More

Researchers Close In On Stroke Candidate Gene

DALLAS, April 6 ¡V A gene variation may increase stroke risk among whites - a finding that may lead to early... Read More

Nebivolol is Different From Atenolol in Terms of Impact Onto Sleep

Nebivolol is Different From Atenolol in Terms of Impact Onto Sleep Alim Erdem, M.D., Mehmet Birhan Yılmaz, M.D., Okan Onur... Read More

Drinking milk may help ease the pressure

New study suggests fat-free milk may offer protection against hypertension -- a rising risk for women in this country Women... Read More

Angiotensinogen

Definition noun An alpha-2 globulin protein that is found in the bloodstream and release into circulation mainly by the... Read More

8 plants from South Africa may hold potential for treating high blood pressure

'Wild garlic' plant shows promise WASHINGTON - Medicinal plants are an integral part of African culture, one of the oldest... Read More

Researchers find that screening children for heart disease risk helps to identify parents at risk

Screening children could lead to interventions to reduce risk of disease Screening children for risk factors associated with... Read More

The AAP Practice Parameter on Urinary Tract Infections in Febrile Infants and Young Children

The AAP Practice Parameter on Urinary Tract Infections in Febrile Infants and Young Children KENNETH B. ROBERTS, M.D.... Read More

Effects of streptozotocin-induced diabetes on the pharmacology of rat conduit and resistance intrapulmonary arteries

Effects of streptozotocin-induced diabetes on the pharmacology of rat conduit and resistance intrapulmonary... Read More

System That Regulates Blood Pressure Is Amiss In Some Healthy, Young African-Americans

May 13, 2009 — When stress increases blood pressure, a natural mechanism designed to bring it down by excreting more salt... Read More

Drinking Wine Or Beer Has Same Result: Higher Blood Pressure

DALLAS, April 19 – Whether the drink of choice is a frosty beer or a full-bodied red wine, the effect is the same –... Read More

Smoking Increases Likelihood Of Impotency

  Men who smoke are more likely to suffer from erectile dysfunction than nonsmokers, reports an international group... Read More

Message To The Elderly: It’s Never Too Late To Prevent Illness

December 15, 2007 — A new study by a NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center physician-scientist has... Read More

Hormone Linked To High Blood Pressure And Blood Vessel Disease In African-Americans

February 2009 — Researchers at The Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee have linked higher levels of the hormone... Read More

The nutritional basis of the fetal origins of adult disease

REVIEW The nutritional basis of the fetal origins of adult disease   JE Harding Research Centre for... Read More

Enzyme may hold key to new treatment of diabetic kidney disease

CHICAGO --- Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine researchers have found that an enzyme called ACE2 may hold... Read More

Biotechnology and the Pharmaceutical Industry New Cardiovascular Drugs

Biotechnology and the Pharmaceutical Industry New Cardiovascular Drugs   MARK D. DIBNER and PIETER B.M.W.M.... Read More

Researchers Discover Genetics Markers To Help Predict Risk For Preterm Birth

New research is uncovering genetic links that may help explain some of the mystifying premature births among women who... Read More

An epitaph for the gene. An obituary for genetics. An adieu for heredity.

SPECIAL ARTICLE An epitaph for the gene. An obituary for genetics. An adieu for heredity. Kothari MV, Mehta LA Anatomy... Read More

Physiology and pathophysiology of obesity

April 16, 2002 - New Orleans, La. - The rate of obesity in the United States has doubled, Type 2 diabetes has increased... Read More

Myocardium

Myocardium Definition What is the myocardium of the heart?  It is the muscular middle layer of the heart that is... Read More

No Medical Benefit from Liposuction: Diabetes and Heart Disease Risk is Unchanged After Fat is Removed

St. Louis, June 17, 2004 — Liposuction is no substitute for dieting when it comes to preventing diabetes, hypertension... Read More

Einstein Researchers Develop Blood Substitute That Shows Promise For Use In Emergency Situations

An artificial blood product developed by researchers at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine is showing great promise... Read More

Congenital Heart Disease in Adults— Second of Two Parts

Congenital Heart Disease in Adults— Second of Two Parts M. Elizabeth Brickner, M.D., L. David Hillis, M.D., and Richard... Read More

Ganglia

Ganglia Definition What are ganglia? To simply define ganglia in biology, it is the structure of an oval shape that... Read More

Vascular plants

Definition of Vascular plants The term 'vascular' is derived from the Latin word vāsculum, vās, meaning "a container and... Read More

Tortuous aorta

Definition noun A twisted or distorted aorta that results in the narrowing or constricting of the aorta, which, in turn, may... Read More

Kempner diet

Kempner diet --> rice diet a diet of rice, fruit, and sugar, plus vitamin and iron supplements, devised by Kempner to treat... Read More

Adenosine

Definition noun plural: adenosines a·den·o·sine, əˈdɛn əˌsin A purine nucleoside that has adenine bound to a... Read More

Natriuretic hormone

Definition noun A hormone released in response to an expansion of plasma volume, and functions in the regulation of sodium... Read More

Prostacyclin

Definition noun, plural: prostacyclins Any member from the subfamily of eicosanoids, with a chemical formula of C20H32O5,... Read More