Frozen embryos tied to higher risk of high blood pressure-related pregnancy complications, study suggests

CNN  —  Pregnancies from in vitro fertilization using frozen embryos appear to be linked to an increased risk of complications related to high blood pressure, or hypertensive disorders, compared with…

Showtimers host blood drive, as it presents “Dracula Rides Again”

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) -”Dracula Rides Again” is saddling up to Showtimers Community Theatre next month, just in time for Halloween season. But it’s not your traditional vampire tale. This one…

Biden tells the United Nations that Putin’s attempts to ‘extinguish’ Ukraine should ‘make your blood run cold’

United Nations CNN  —  President Joe Biden on Wednesday declared Russia’s invasion of Ukraine a violation of the global order, sharpening his rebukes of President Vladimir Putin as the war…

Blood sugar may be controlled with short walks after eating

Now you can add another reason to take a post-meal stroll — it may lower your blood sugar. Standing after a meal can help, too, but not as much as…

Napping regularly linked to high blood pressure and stroke, study finds

“This may be because, although taking a nap itself is not harmful, many people who take naps may do so because of poor sleep at night. Poor sleep at night…

Blood Tests That Detect Cancers Create Risks for Those Who Use Them

With 44 million Medicare beneficiaries and an annual test costing about $1,000 a year plus expensive scans and biopsies for those whose tests are positive, the price tag could be…

Total Lunar Eclipse and Blood Moon 2022: How to Watch

Finally a good reason to stay up on Sunday night: A total lunar eclipse. Lunar watchers throughout the United States can experience some heavenly wonder as Earth’s shadow covers the…

Pfizer blood pressure medication recalled over cancer risk concerns

Accuretic and its two generic versions distributed by Greenstone — quinapril and hydrochlorothiazide tablets and quinapril HCl/hydrochlorothiazide tablets — are subject to the recall. The medications treat hypertension, which increases…

Many Common Medications Can Raise Your Blood Pressure

There’s a long list of prescribed medications, as well as over-the-counter drugs and recreational substances and supplements, that can interfere with effective treatment for hypertension. In addition to estrogen-containing drugs…

A C.D.C. panel weighs the risks of blood clots linked to the J.&J. vaccine.

In a meeting of its expert vaccine advisers on Thursday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention presented new details on concerning rates of a rare blood clotting condition linked…