Chiropractic Cuts Blood Pressure
Compared to the sham-treated patients, those who got the real procedure saw an average 14 mm Hg greater drop in systolic blood pressure (the top number in ... in Chicago, is the 84-year-old chiropractor who performed all the procedures in the study.
High Blood Pressure May Protect the Very Old From Dementia
"What we are saying is that from observing a group of very old people we now have some evidence ... mental health and neurological testing, as well as blood pressure assessments. Then, for up to 10 years, all participants were re-evaluated every six ...
Swings in blood pressure 'could better predict stroke than high average readings'
"We have shown that it is variations in people's blood pressure rather than the average level that predicts stroke most ... while above 160/100 is considered too high. Every year an estimated 150,000 people in Britain suffer a stroke.
Health Quiz: What is normal BP?
Image: Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark have her blood pressure checked by a doctor during her WTA tennis championships match against Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic in Istanbul, October 27, 2011. Photographs: Murad Sezer/Reuters
What Secrets Are in the DNA of 17 Year Old Girl With Body of a Baby?
We say Brooke has the body of a one year old, and as far as shape is concerned, that’s about right. Still, her body does show some signs of being older. As discussed in Walker’s case study of Greenberg in 2006, her bones relative age is different than ...