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No blood pressure lowering agents prolong survival in diabetes and kidney disease, review shows

No blood pressure lowering agents used either alone or in combination prolong survival in adults with diabetes and kidney disease, a meta-analysis published in the Lancet has found.1  
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No blood pressure lowering agents prolong survival in diabetes and kidney disease, review shows

No blood pressure lowering agents used either alone or in combination prolong survival in adults with diabetes and kidney disease, a meta-analysis published in the Lancet has found.1  
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Critical Care

Traditional risk scoring prediction models for trauma use either anatomically based estimations of injury or presenting vital signs. Markers of organ dysfunction may provide additional prognostic capability to these models. The objective of this study was to evaluate if urinary biomarkers are associated with poor outcomes, including death and the need for renal replacement therapy.  
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Extra calcium to prevent high blood pressure | Cochrane

Hypertension is a serious health problem that increases the risk of heart and kidney diseases. Several studies have shown that increasing calcium intake lowers blood pressure even in individuals within a normal blood pressure range. Increasing calcium intake also has benefits for pregnancy outcomes, effects which are thought to be mediated also by blood pressure reduction. High blood pressure has been identified as a major risk factor for mortality and even small reductions in blood pressure can decrease the occurrence of coronary artery disease, stroke and death.  
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Blood pressure variability is associated with increased risk of heart disease and death, study finds

Greater variability in blood pressure between clinic measurements is associated with a higher risk of cardiovascular disease and death, a retrospective analysis of a large US prospective cohort study has found.  
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First Response Monitor Tracks Heart, Respiratory Rates in Multiple Trauma Victims |

The Cambridge Design Partnership, an industrial design consulting firm out of Cambridge, UK, has created a vital signs monitor designed to help first respo  
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