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Exercise not an attractive high blood pressure remedy


Date: July 13th, 2018

Exercise Unpopular Amongst High Blood Pressure Solutions

A new survey has indicated that a majority of people do not find exercise as a favorite option when it comes to lowering their blood pressure.

Early childhood weight loss can reduce diabetes risk factors


Date: July 10th, 2018

Healthy Weight Loss in Childhood can Lessen Risk of Diabetes

It has long been common knowledge that obesity in children can lead to an increased risk of type 2 diabetes in the future, but new studies have discovered that if this weight is lost before the age of 13 and kept off, then the risk levels concerning this condition dramatically decrease as well.

Obesity in children can impact their liver’s health


Date: July 6th, 2018

Childhood Obesity Adversely Affects Liver Health

Results acquired from a research conducted by the Columbia University Medical Center have proposed that obesity in children can impact the condition of their livers.

Survivors of testicular cancer may face higher risk of heart complications


Date: July 3rd, 2018

Testicular Cancer Possibly Connected to future Heart Conditions

Studies have shown that men who have suffered from testicular cancer in the past have been revealed to be at a higher risk of contracting cardiovascular complications in the future.

America experiences a decline in key heart risks in the older population


Date: June 29th, 2018

Older Americans Experience a Decline in Key Heart Risks


The older generation in America has experienced an upsurge in their medical statistics according to an analysis conducted by researchers from the University of Southern California. The population has portrayed fewer chances of suffering from conditions such as strokes and heart attacks over the past two decades, and has exhibited better cardiovascular health amongst its members. This improvement has been most likely attributed to an active effort placed by older members of society regarding their lifestyle choices. Most individuals have given up dangerous habits such as smoking, and are taking drugs to help with the control of their cholesterol and blood pressure.

Survivors of childhood cancer could be more susceptible to heart problems


Date: June 26th, 2018

Childhood Cancer Linked to Higher Risk of Heart Problems

A study held in Germany has suggested that survivors of cancer in their childhood years suffer a higher risk of developing heart problems, as compared to those who were not afflicted by the disease. The research also found that such individuals usually experienced related risk factors such as high blood pressure and cholesterol earlier in life as compared to their counterparts.

Emergency cases for children with severe allergies


Date: June 22nd, 2018

Food associated with allergies in kids

Blue Cross research findings 

Between 2010 and 2016, the reportfrom Blue Cross and Blue Shield indicated that there was a rise of up to 150% of the total number of children who received medical care in emergency rooms when suffering anaphylaxis.

Use of anti-hypertensive medication not good for your body


Date: June 19th, 2018

Alpha-blockers and Alpha-2 agonists’ drugs

Anti-hypertensive will have varied responses to the body once used. A decline or increase in the body blood pressure readings will call for a different drug administration to counter the effect.

Effects of proteins and inflammation on child development


Date: June 15th, 2018

Maternal immune system and its effect on baby’s brain

 Examples of immune system triggers

The immune system activators such as infections, stress, illness and allergies will cause proteins to be secreted thus inducing inflammatory reactions. These proteins could confer positive effects or negative effects as identified in tests on animal models. However, there is little work done on humans to ascertain their impact. Some BLS healthcare providers may not even be fully aware of this.

Childhood obesity could be the reason behind cancer in young adults


Date: June 15th, 2018

Cancer amongst the Youth could be enhanced by Childhood Obesity

Cases of obesity in children have continued to rise over the years, and a recent review has discovered that this could be a leading cause behind the development of cancer cases amongst the youth.

The study found that cancers that previously mainly affected individuals over 50 years were now being diagnosed in younger individuals more frequently. Out of 20 of the main types of cancer affecting the population, nine were found to be present in young adults. These included conditions such as thyroid and breast cancer that showed a significant presence in candidates aged between 20 and 44.