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Dos antihipertensivos que se utilizan hace mucho tiempo son igual de efectivos, pero el que es menos popular parece tener menos efectos secundarios, según un gran estudio en el "mundo real". Las dos clases de medicamentos se recomiendan como tratamiento [Read More...] about ¿Cuál es el mejor medicamento para su hipertensión?
Alternative remedies for arthritis are nothing new. Folklore is full of potions and poultices that supposedly relieve joint pain, and the advent of modern medicine hasn't dampened the public's interest. If anything, arthritis patients are more adventuresome than ever before. [Read More...] about Alternative Remedies for Arthritis
If you've already had one stroke, your risk for another is much higher. But new research found that well-controlled blood pressure can reduce that risk by about 20%. The study authors suggested maintaining a blood pressure of 130/80 mm Hg [Read More...] about Want To Avoid A Second Stroke? Blood Pressure Is Key
On sizzling hot summer days, it's important to guard against heat exhaustion and heat stroke, an expert says. "Heat stroke occurs when the core temperature of the body reaches 104 degrees Fahrenheit and changes in our central nervous system take [Read More...] about Soaring Temperatures Bring Heat Stroke Dangers
Living with heart failure is hard enough, but a new study suggests that these patients may also face a higher risk of cancer. Researchers looked at more than 100,000 heart failure patients and the same number of people without heart [Read More...] about Heart Failure Patients May Be at Higher Cancer Risk
Being in a Spanish-speaking home doesn't hamper American kids' ability to learn English, new research shows. The first-of-its-kind study included 126 U.S.-born 5-year-olds who were exposed to Spanish at home from birth, along with varying amounts of English. Researchers found [Read More...] about Study: Spanish Spoken at Home? It Won’t Slow Youngsters Learning English