New Triple-Pill Hypertension Drug Reduces High Blood Pressure By 70%

A triple-pill drug just introduced to the market, may revolutionize hypertension treatment worldwide for the better, after a clinical trial has declared it safe and effective. Researchers from the George Institute for Global Health — in Australia, — tested the effectiveness and safety of the triple-pill for the treatment of high blood pressure, (hypertension). Nicknamed…

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Calcium Rich Foods An Absolute Must Have In Seniors Daily Diets

Calcium is a key mineral in maintaining our daily health and therefore a must have in our daily diet. This goes double for senior citizens, who are most vulnerable to a calcium deficiency.       Calcium: Why Seniors Must Have It This mineral is important for maintaining bone health, but calcium levels decline in…

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Eyeglasses By Microsoft Can Now Monitor Your Blood Pressure

Eyeglasses manufactured by Microsoft can now accurately measure your blood pressure, no need to hook up to a cuff.     Up until now, a number of methods have been used to accurately measure blood pressure but each one had issues. Indeed, the upper-arm cuff remains the standard used in hospitals, clinics, and by patients…

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Schizophrenia Symptoms, Causes, And Available Treatments

Schizophrenia is a serious mental illness that can be disabling. Currently, about 1% of Americans have it. Schizophrenics may hear voices, see imaginary sights, or believe other people control their thoughts. These sensations can lead to erratic behavior. Although there is no cure, drug and counseling treatments can oftentimes manage the most serious symptoms.  …

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Watermelon Deliciousness Matched Only By Its Health Benefits

Watermelon is a fruit that’s delicious and a great way to enjoy a dessert, especially during hot summer days. But, did you know that watermelon also is great for your health! Studies show it may help curb your risk of cancer and diabetes as part of a healthy lifestyle. Watermelon contains lycopene, a powerful antioxidant…

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Eating Healthy Slows Hearing Loss in Senior Women

Eating healthy nutritious meals consistently, over many years, can slow down hearing loss in senior women, a study finds. Many people lose some of their hearing as they get older. Experts say that, of those over the age of 75, about 50% have hearing loss. Not being able to hear well can make it hard…

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FDA Approves New First In Class Drug For Acute Leukemia

The FDA (Food and Drug Administration) just approved a first in its class new cancer drug for acute myeloid leukemia (AML). The new drug, called, called Tibsovo, is manufactured by Agios Pharmaceuticals. Tibsovo is a once-daily pill that might replace chemotherapy for some people with  relapsing AML, a type of blood cancer that first forms…

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New Super Microscope Shows Alzheimer’s In Brain Detail

A super microscope developed by researchers at Purdue University can now show you high resolution molecular details of Alzheimer’s disease.       For years scientists have unsuccessfully searched for ways to track the amyloid plaques, the best known marker of Alzheimer’s. Amyloid plaques are one of the two brain abnormalities that define Alzheimer’s disease.…

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Summer Heat Can Cause Health Problems, Take These Precautions

Summer is a great time to get outdoors and have fun. The warmth of the sun, fresh smelling grass, and beautiful flowers make us happy after a cold winter. One thing to remember, though, is that while the sun is great, the generated heat can also make us very sick if we’re not careful.  Here…

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