Tag Archives: Blood

High blood pressure – the 39p drink you should have every day to avoid deadly hypertension

High blood pressure is a deadly condition that affects more than one in four adults in the UK. The condition, which is also known as hypertension, could be caused by eating an unhealthy diet, or by not doing enough exercise. Diagnosing the condition early is crucial as it puts extra stress on your blood vessels… Read More »

Older adults with blood cancers: How they fare

Although the majority of patients who have blood cancers are older adults, they make up only a small percentage of participants in the clinical trials that lead to new therapies. That’s because the standard research methods used in oncology (cancer medicine) are not ideal for identifying certain vulnerabilities linked to aging, such as having multiple… Read More »

Smart Cuffs: How Blood Flow Restriction Training Is The Next Big Fitness Trend

From time to time, we’ll hear of “the latest innovation in fitness” that claims to change the way we’ll workout forever. More often than not, these cutting-edge developments either never come to fruition, or don’t really catch on – even if they do make it to market. BFR is said to be the next big thing in… Read More »