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Importance of the urine analysis is leading to the "smart toilet" development

Medical News Bulletin - 21-Nov-2019

Technologies are good for diagnosing the symptoms, not for providing the information of the cause

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A bit of saliva can reveal your biological age and rate of ageing

Clinical OMICs - 04-Nov-2019

Individuals age at different rates, therefore chronological age cannot say much

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It's better to take antihypertensive medication at night

BBC - 23-Oct-2019

Maintaining a low blood pressure at night also leads to better control in the next day

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Weight loss is not really important to fight diabetes

Medical Daily - 02-Oct-2019

There is no need to lose 15% or more of body weight to manage type 2 diabetes

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Sophie Yeo tries out an Atmotube on the streets of Newcastle

DeSmog UK - 01-Oct-2019

Monitors VOCs and PM1, PM2.5 and PM10 particles - and warns you when air quality drops

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Gum disease could trigger high blood pressure

WebMD - 27-Sep-2019

Dentists should warn patients about the potential risk of gum disease and high blood pressure

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Polypill could give key advantages to patients

Independent - 19-Sep-2019

Participants who took polypill had systolic blood pressure decrease on an average 9mm Hg in one year

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Why people gain weight during ageing?

Huffington Post - 09-Sep-2019

We're likely to gain weight as we age regardless of our diet or exercise levels

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'High Street Heart Checks' to detect hypertension and atrial fibrillation

Huffington Post - 02-Sep-2019

I’ve been thinking of running longevity cafes which would help people monitor more than just BP

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Cuff-free blood pressure monitor gets FDA approval

Medgadget - 28-Aug-2019

No need to inflate the cuff in US anymore

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Biohackers day routine

GQ - 27-Aug-2019

Biohacker has a strict routine, which is defined by minutes and has no day-offs or alterations

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High blood pressure "critical period"

BBC - 21-Aug-2019

Increases blood pressure between the ages of 36 and 43 were associated with brain shrinkage

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Zapping the brain to cure morbid obesity

Metro - 19-Aug-2019

May be the last option to save morbidly obese - already successful in mice

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Waist size predicts risk of an early death in postmenopausal women

NHS - 25-Jul-2019

Shape of the body matters - it's best to aim for a "pear-shaped" body

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CoppaFeel! campaign encourages people to check their breasts regularly

Huffington Post - 23-Jul-2019

"Grab on to life” to get to know your body

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Leg fat protects postmenopausal women from heart disease

BBC - 01-Jul-2019

Get in shape with a "pear-shaped" body - reduces heart disease risk

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Monitoring moles with whole-body photography

Guardian - 16-Jun-2019

Bit of a plug for the Mole Clinic, London, which coincidentally offers a private screening service

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Lowering blood pressure in elderly reduces brain damage

American College of Cardiology - 18-Mar-2019

Patients on blood pressure lowering medication saw less accumulation of harmful brain lesions.

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5-minute breathing strength exercises reduces blood pressure

University of Colorado Boulder - 25-Feb-2019

Could be good for time-poor, desk-bound workers

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30 minute walk at start of day lowers blood pressure

NHS - 21-Feb-2019

As effective as some blood pressure medicines (but don't stop without talking to your doctor!)

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