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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.  
cochrane.org
over 5 years ago
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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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over 5 years ago
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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  
medgadget.com
over 5 years ago