Tag Archives: blood

High blood pressure diet: The 14p fruit that can reduce your BP reading

The NHS confirmed that a reading of 140/90mmHg is considered high blood pressure, which puts your life at risk. Consumption of one cheap fruit could help improve your health. Published in the European Journal of Nutrition, researchers assessed the sustained and acute effects of fruit consumption. In particular, 159 participants either received a placebo or… Read More »

Hypertension is killing pregnant mothers. Blood pressure monitoring can help. [PODCAST]

“Hypertensive disorders with onset during pregnancies are among the leading causes of maternal and infant mortality and morbidity in the U.S. and can have far-reaching consequences for the long-term health of the mother and child. In Dr. Jerome Adams’ recent Call to Action to recognize and address hypertension control as a public health priority, the… Read More »

“Blood test finds 50 types of cancer” – we’ve been down this path before

Shoddy, incomplete, fawning news coverage of screening tests is one of the most clearly established problems in health news coverage – something HealthNewsReview.org has revealed countless times over the past 15 years. A public relations news release 22 days ago – from “a healthcare company whose mission is to detect cancer early” – touted study… Read More »