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What Preliminary findings from a large clinical trial, the Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial ( SPRINT ) Memory and Cognition IN Decreased Hypertension (SPRINT MIND) study will be presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Chicago on July 25. The findings suggest that intensive lowering of blood pressure may reduce...
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A team of researchers says it has linked sensitivity to an allergen in red meat to the buildup of plaque in the arteries of the heart. While high saturated fat levels in red meat have long been known to contribute to heart disease for people in general, the new finding suggests that a subgroup of the population may be at heightened risk for a diffe...
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Marc Sims says he was surprised when he walked into his neighborhood barbershop one Saturday morning two years ago and spotted several strangers in gray polo shirts carrying medical gear. Soon enough the 43-year-old law-firm operations clerk, a regular at the Inglewood, California barbershop, learned that the “strangers” were engaged in a research...
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