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Health Ministry returns recalled drug on market
Egypt

Health Ministry returns recalled drug on market

Egypt’s Health Ministry announced reinstating at pharmacies a previously recalled medication that contains the heart drug Valsartan. The drug was…
My daughter died for not receiving first aid: father of Qena dead student
Egypt

My daughter died for not receiving first aid: father of Qena dead student

A vocational diploma student died in Nag Hammadi, Qena, on Wednesday, because of a sudden drop in blood pressure after…
Statin, blood pressure drug slash health risk in those with hypertension
Health & Fitness

Statin, blood pressure drug slash health risk in those with hypertension

Patients with high blood pressure and moderate risk of heart disease slashed their long-term risk of heart attack and stroke…
Cocaine use may increase risk of stroke for young people
Health & Fitness

Cocaine use may increase risk of stroke for young people

Adults, even in their 30s and 40s, may raise their risk of stroke by six-fold every time they use cocaine,…
Rapid early weight gain tied to higher childhood blood pressure
Health & Fitness

Rapid early weight gain tied to higher childhood blood pressure

Infants and preschoolers who gain weight rapidly may have higher-than-average high blood pressure later in childhood, a US study suggests. The…
Exercise prescriptions important for type 2 diabetes
Health & Fitness

Exercise prescriptions important for type 2 diabetes

Patients with type 2 diabetes should be given exercise “prescriptions” that specify the type, duration, intensity and frequency of workouts,…
High blood pressure in pregnancy tied to family risk
Health & Fitness

High blood pressure in pregnancy tied to family risk

For women with pregnancy-related high blood pressure, the higher risk of hypertension that follows them through life may be due…
Skipping blood pressure pills may raise heart failure risk
Health & Fitness

Skipping blood pressure pills may raise heart failure risk

Patients who frequently fail to take prescribed blood pressure-lowering medications may be more likely to wind up hospitalized for heart…
‘Hypertension’ doesn’t mean ‘too much tension’
Health & Fitness

‘Hypertension’ doesn’t mean ‘too much tension’

Not everyone understands what “hypertension” means, and as a result, some patients may not take their blood pressure medications as…
How’s your romantic relationship? Check your blood pressure to find out
Health & Fitness

How’s your romantic relationship? Check your blood pressure to find out

A wife's stress could have important implications for her husband's blood pressure, according to a recent study conducted at the…
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