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Tuesday, March 30, 2004

Blood pressure 9 points higher in obese men

Systolic blood pressure is 9 mm Hg higher in obese men than in normal-weight men according to an analysis of 1029 men participating in the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Baltimore. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Mar 30, 2004 5:09 am | [0] comments

Saturday, March 20, 2004

Blood Pressure: The belief that “lower is better” is false

"Much of the worry about blood pressure--especially the 'lower is better'--is false," says mathematics and statistics professor Sidney S. Port from the University of California, Los Angeles. Prof. Port is the lead author of an excellent, ground-breaking, landmark, paradigm-shifting paper about the risks associated with systolic blood pressure that was published The Lancet in 2000. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sat, Mar 20, 2004 5:45 am | [0] comments

Monday, November 17, 2003

Blood Pressure: “Lower is better” is false

"Much of the worry about blood pressure--especially the ?lower is better'--is false," says mathematics and statistics professor Sidney S. Port from the University of California, Los Angeles. Prof. Port is the lead author of an excellent, ground-breaking, landmark, paradigm-shifting paper about the risks associated with systolic blood pressure. The paper reveals that the risk of death associated with systolic blood pressure is "greatly overestimated... for more than 70 percent of the population". Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Nov 17, 2003 5:10 am | [0] comments

Wednesday, September 10, 2003

The importance of omega-3 fatty acids: An interview with Dr. Artemis Simopoulos

Artemis P. Simopoulos, M.D. is one of the world's leading experts on the effects of essential fatty acids on health and disease and is the author of "The Omega Diet". Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Sep 10, 2003 3:56 pm | [0] comments

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