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New target for blood pressure drugs discovered

New target for blood pressure drugs discovered

New more effective treatments for high blood pressure could be possible thanks to the discovery that the nitric oxide that regulates blood pressure is...
Moderate exercise may be beneficial for HCM patients

Moderate exercise may be beneficial for HCM patients

As one of the most common causes of sudden cardiac death in young people, a diagnosis of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy can push patients into sedentary...

How to fight diabetic complications

With proper care, most people with diabetes can achieve and maintain blood glucose levels as close to normal as safely possible. But people with the...
Massage can help treat low back pain

Massage can help treat low back pain

In the first study of its kind, researchers found real-world massage therapy to be an effective treatment for chronic low back pain. Dr. Niki Munk,...
Healthy Lifestyle Habits That Help You Control High Blood Pressure

Healthy lifestyle habits that can help you control high blood pressure

Healthy lifestyle habits can help you control high blood pressure. These habits include: Healthy eating Being physically active Maintaining a healthy weight Limiting alcohol...
4 ways to decrease your risk of oral, head and neck cancer

4 ways to decrease your risk of oral, head and neck cancer

Each year, approximately 63,000 people in the United States – nearly three times as many men as women - develop head and neck cancer. These...
5 things I wish I knew about breastfeeding before my baby’s birth

5 things I wish I knew about breastfeeding before my baby’s birth

My colleagues and I work with mothers to help them navigate their breastfeeding journey and meet their personal feeding goals. Through years of supporting new...
How to Break the Cycle of Chronic and Insomnia at Night

How to break the cycle of chronic pain and insomnia at night

Chronic pain and insomnia are an unhealthy combination. According to the National Sleep Foundation, chronic pain disturbs the slumber of one in five Americans...
DASH diet plus low sodium greatly lower blood pressure

DASH diet plus low sodium greatly lower blood pressure

A combination of reduced sodium intake and the DASH diet lowers blood pressure in adults with hypertension, according to new research. The study followed 412...
Healthy eating and exercise in pregnancy limits weight gain and lowers odds of caesarean

Healthy eating and exercise in pregnancy limits weight gain and lowers odds of caesarean

Encouraging healthy eating and physical activity during pregnancy limits excess weight gain and lowers the odds of having a caesarean section, finds a study...