Tag Archives: Medical

Medical News Today: Hypertension: Home-based care may be the future

Innovators and clinicians have developed and tested a new home-based care-delivery program. The new system helped 81 percent of study participants successfully control their blood pressure. Managing hypertension can be challenging. A new home-based method may be the answer. Blood pressure is the force of blood pushing against the artery walls. Blood pressure rises and… Read More »

Medical News Today: 'Genetic dice are loaded against' obese people

Everyone who has tried to lose weight will be familiar with the frustration that often accompanies weight loss efforts. Sometimes, it may seem as though people who are overweight are fighting a losing battle, while slim people can eat whatever they want. New research suggests that this may be true — at least from a… Read More »

Cancer survivors face significant hardships related to medical bills

Cancer survivors carry greater financial burdens related to medical debt payments and bills compared to those without a cancer history, with the greatest hardships in younger survivors, new research has found. It was also discovered that among privately insured survivors, those who enrolled in high deductible health plans and did not have health savings accounts… Read More »