Adult Health

Eating Taters Pre-pregnancy May Boost Diabetes Risk

Eating Taters Pre-pregnancy May Boost Diabetes Risk

  Paris, France – Eating lots of potatoes — especially chips or crisps — is linked to a higher risk for women of developing a type of diabetes that occurs during ...

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Busting Hypertension Myths

Busting Hypertension Myths

  Busting myths about ‘the silent killer’ HYPERTENSION has been called as ‘the silent killer.’ It strikes any moment. It proffers no symptoms that can alert a victim whose risks ...

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Treat ‘Normal’ Blood Pressure to Save Lives: Study Urge

Treat ‘Normal’ Blood Pressure to Save Lives: Study Urge

  Paris, France – Millions of lives could be saved by giving blood pressure-lowering drugs to people at risk of heart attack and stroke, even if they have normal pressure, researchers ...

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Screening May Cut Ovarian Cancer Deaths: Study

Screening May Cut Ovarian Cancer Deaths: Study

  Paris, France – Regular testing for ovarian cancer could reduce deaths from this “silent killer” of women by a fifth, researchers said. There is no standard or routine test for ...

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Are You Constantly Checking Your Blood Pressure?

Are You Constantly Checking Your Blood Pressure?

  Blood pressure is measured by a devise known as sphygmomanometer which consists of a stethoscope, arm cuff, dial, pump, and valve. You can have your blood pressure read by ...

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What are the Treatment Options for Hypertension?

What are the Treatment Options for Hypertension?

  Treating hypertension and choosing the best medicine for you may depend on the following factors: How high your blood pressure is and what your blood pressure goal is. Whether ...

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Lower Your Blood Pressure Thru Exercise

Lower Your Blood Pressure Thru Exercise

  People suffering from high blood pressure can lower or control it, sometimes even reduce the need for medication, by making exercise a habit. Regular physical activity can make your ...

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How to Control Your Blood Pressure

How to Control Your Blood Pressure

  Hypertension or high blood pressure is called the silent killer because it is. Many people with hypertension show no warning signs or symptoms, and do not know they have ...

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