Archive for the ‘Health and Beauty’ Category

Urine test finds what makes people say no to blood pressure lowering pills

(Media Release)  ( free-pr-online.com) University of Manchester researchers together with their UK and overseas collaborators have found out that more than one third of 1,400 people with high blood pressure have not been taking their blood pressure medication. High blood pressure is the single most important risk factor for health loss and premature death globally, and […]

New findings on formation, malformation of blood vessels

(Media Release) In diseases like cancer, diabetes, rheumatism and stroke, a disorder develops in the blood vessels that exacerbates the condition and obstructs treatment. Researchers at Karolinska Institutet now show how blood vessels can normally change their size to create a functional circulatory system and how vascular malformation during disease can occur. In the study, […]

Intensive blood pressure can reduce risk of harm to heart muscle

(Media Release) A new study by researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has shown that aggressive lowering of blood pressure in people with hypertension reduced the risk of left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH). This condition, the enlargement and thickening of the walls of the heart’s main pumping chamber, is the most common complication of high […]

Long-term Bouts With Hay Fever Worsen Ability To Breathe Through Your Nose

(Media Release)  ( free-pr-online.com) New evidence for the first time suggests that people suffering from hay fever (allergic rhinitis) will over time experience a progressive worsening of their nasal passage functioning, depending on how long they have the disorder, according to a new study published in the June 2008 edition of Otolaryngology — Head and Neck […]

Allergies? Probiotic combination may curb your symptoms, new study finds

(Media Release)  ( free-pr-online.com) As we head into allergy season, you may feel less likely to grab a hanky and sneeze. That’s because new University of Florida research shows a probiotic combination might help reduce hay fever symptoms, if it’s taken during allergy season. Many published studies have shown a probiotic’s ability to regulate the body’s […]

Common sweetener in low-cal foods also a marker for weight gain

(Media Release) A new study has identified the sugar alcohol erythritol as a biomarker for increasing fat mass. In contrast to previous assumptions and research, erythritol can be metabolized by, and even produced in, the human body. Erythritol occurs naturally in a variety of foods, such as pears and watermelons, but in recent years has […]

How To Beat Facebook Addiction

(Media Release) It doesn’t matter when or where. You could be sitting in a meeting at work, or listening to a lecture at school. You could be at the movies with friends, or at the dinner table with family. It doesn’t matter what you’re doing (as long as you’re not driving). Your fingers are twitching. […]

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