- Nose Receptors in The Body Regulate Hypertension
Medical researchers at John Hopkins and Yale Universities have discovered that certain bacteria found in the stomach play an essential part in maintaining a stable blood pressure.
Jennifer Pluznick, Ph.D., assistant professor of physiology are at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, says that several years ago, she found by chance that some of the same odor-sensing proteins normally found ...
- FDA Approves New Hypertension Test
Renin-based high blood pressure test gets FDA clearance to enter U.S. market.
Immunodiagnostic Systems (IDS) has received USA Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for its Direct Renin assay ― a procedure to measure blood pressure, on the company’s automated analyzer IDS-iSYS system.
The IDS-iSYS Direct Renin immunoassay is used to determine the amount of active renin enzyme that is present ...
- Normal Blood Pressure In Clinic May Be Deceiving.
A friend of mine had a normal cardiac workup. Blood pressure was normal, EKG (Electra Cardiogram) was normal, cardiac enzymes normal. A bill of health from his doctor. My friend was dead the next morning from a massive heart attack. No warning, no indication, by all accounts it should not have happened but it did.
Now researchers are discussion something new, ...
- Lowest Blood Pressure May No Longer Be the Target
A new study appears to have turned traditional thinking on its head. It reveals that in at-risk patients, once they’ve reached a cut-off point there is no advantage to health of getting BP any lower.
Researchers examined data from 4480 patients suffering from hypertension. They had been taking part in a heart disease study for 21 years and had their systolic ...