Spikes in blood pressure among young adults spell trouble in mid-age

Wide swings in blood pressure readings among young adults are associated with a higher risk of cardiovascular disease by middle age, a new analysis led by Duke Health researchers shows. The finding, publishing Jan. 22 in JAMA Cardiology, suggests that the current practice of averaging blood pressure readings to determine whether medications are necessary could be masking a potential early […]

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Can't shift that heavy cold? It could be a sign of heart trouble

Can’t shift that heavy cold? It could be a sign of heart trouble Carolyn Mitchell developed heart failure after a bout of influenza  Just a few weeks into a new job, Carolyn Mitchell came down with a nasty bout of influenza — but soldiered on, not wanting to let anyone down at work. ‘It was early in the year and […]

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Justin Bieber Thinks His, Hailey's Kids Will Give Them 'a World of Trouble'

Justin Bieber is already envisioning his future family with Hailey Bieber (née Baldwin). “This is something I look forward to,” the Grammy winner, 25, captioned a Wednesday, October 9, Instagram video he reposted of a father-son pair cracking up together. After sharing a variety of childhood photos, the “One Less Lonely Girl” singer reposted footage of a toddler lying about […]

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Cancer drug insight tactic could spell double trouble for tumours

A new way of identifying potential cancer drugs could streamline the development of therapies, following a discovery by scientists. Researchers have devised a way to screen potential drug compounds to select those that interfere with tumour cells in two ways. Their study seeks to build on an existing approach of identifying drugs that target an essential protein in cancer cells, […]

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