Health News Brief: Loss of Vision Tied to Less Physical Activity, How to Treat Hypoglycemia, Artery Stiffness May Predict High Blood Pressure American Medical ID


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Health News Brief

September 25, 2012   

Artery Stiffness May Predict High Blood Pressure
Stiffening of the wall of the aorta is linked with increased risk of high blood pressure, according to a new study.
Source: Journal Journal of the American Medical Association Read More

How to Treat Hypoglycemia
In the United States — maybe elsewhere, too — there is a popular saying: "Do as I say, not as I do" — meaning, "Don't imitate my behavior, obey my instructions."
Source: Mayo Clinic Read More

Peanut Allergies Seen on the Rise
The number of children with peanut allergies in one Midwestern county has tripled in the past decade, according to a new study that adds to evidence nut allergies are getting more common in the developed world. Source: The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology Read More

Cranberry Juice May Beat Kids’ Bladder Infections
Cranberry juice rich in certain antibacterial substances may help prevent repeat urinary tract infections in kids, a small study suggests.
Source: Journal of Urology Read More

Loss of Vision Tied to Less Physical Activity
People whose vision has deteriorated in both eyes are less physically active than people without vision loss, according to a new study, potentially putting them at risk for poor health.
Source: Ophthalmology Read More

World Heart Day

World Heart Day was created in 2000 to inform people around the globe that heart disease and stroke are the world’s leading cause of death, claiming 17.3 million lives each year and the numbers are rising.

Source: World Heart Federation
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