Tag Archives: Blood

High blood pressure warning – the one sign in your voice that could cause ‘sudden death’

High blood pressure is a common condition that affects more than a quarter of all adults in the UK. The condition, which is also known as hypertension, increases the risk of some deadly complications, including heart attacks and strokes. It’s caused by not doing enough exercise, or eating an unhealthy diet, and it puts extra… Read More »

How to live longer – 85p fruit you should eat to avoid early death and high blood pressure

Eating a healthy balanced diet – including at least five portions of fruit and vegetables a day – could lower the risk of an early death, according to the NHS. You could also boost your lifespan by doing regular exercise – the “miracle cure” we’ve all been waiting for, it said. Making some small diet or lifestyle changes… Read More »

SickKids study finds blood tests alone may be effective strategy for detecting cancer relapse in certain patients

For most cancer patients, medical tests and examinations don’t end with the completion of therapy, even if their cancer has gone into remission. They will be due for several follow-up appointments, which can include blood tests, imaging tests and other exams as part of a surveillance protocol to detect possible relapse. One of the regular… Read More »