Tag Archives: blood

“Blood test finds 50 types of cancer” – we’ve been down this path before

Shoddy, incomplete, fawning news coverage of screening tests is one of the most clearly established problems in health news coverage – something HealthNewsReview.org has revealed countless times over the past 15 years. A public relations news release 22 days ago – from “a healthcare company whose mission is to detect cancer early” – touted study… Read More »

Blood pressure chart: What is a healthy range? 8 signs your blood pressure is too high

Blood pressure, when too high, is often related to unhealthy lifestyle habits like drinking too much alcohol, smoking cigarettes, eating unhealthy foods, being overweight and not doing enough physical exercise. When it’s left untreated, high blood pressure can seriously drive up your risk of developing numerous long-term health conditions, like coronary heart disease and kidney… Read More »

How to live longer: Five ways HIIT can help your heart – including lowering blood pressure

“Studies have also repeatedly shown that HIIT is the best form of exercise if you are trying to lower your blood pressure, more so than traditional cardio which has been found to have a much lower effect.” Manage stress levels Day-to-day life can be a stressful occurrence for many, and this stress can come in… Read More »

18yo suffers blood clots after COVID jab

A young trainee nurse has been hospitalised after multiple blood clots were discovered in her lung just weeks after she received the AstraZeneca vaccine. Ellie Peacock, 18, received her first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on March 31, a week before the government announced people under 50 would no longer be receiving the AstraZeneca jab… Read More »

Blood Type Might Raise Odds for Certain Health Conditions

By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, May 3, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Certain blood types may increase a person’s risk of different health problems, a new study suggests. The research confirms some previous findings and reveals new links between blood types and diseases, according to the authors of the study published April 27 in the journal… Read More »