SMARTHealth – A study on e-health in rural communities

SMARTHealth – A study on e-health in rural communities

Health systems in low and middle income countries continue to face considerable challenges in providing high-quality, affordable and universally accessible care – this is primarily evident in rural areas. As of 2014, approximately 876.1 million people live in rural areas within India with poor access to primary healthcare. This amounts to more than two-thirds of […]

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December 19th, 2016

Lowering blood pressure to decrease risk of cardiovascular events

Globally, there are millions of people that could benefit from an intensive lowering of blood pressure (BP). An individual with lower BP decreases their chances of suffering from any cardiovascular events such as: stroke, heart disease or heart attacks. A new study shows that lowering blood pressure to less than 140 mm Hg, the current […]

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November 21st, 2016

Investigator networks cultivated through risk-factor trials, drives data diversity in dementia research

Extensive investigator networks, cultivated over the course of some of the world’s largest clinical trials into the risk factors for dementia, presents an exciting opportunity for the future of dementia trials. Diabetes, hypertension, stroke, vascular disease, smoking, poor diet, physical inactivity and even depression have been linked to an increase in the likelihood of an […]

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October 30th, 2016

Managing your blood pressure

High blood pressure, or hypertension, can be defined as the flow of blood through the arteries being pushed against the inside of the artery walls. The more pressure the blood exerts on the artery walls, the higher the blood pressure. Hypertension has been labelled the silent killer – as it rarely has symptoms. As such, […]

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July 9th, 2016

Lowering blood pressure to decrease risk of cardiovascular events

Globally, there are millions of people that could benefit from an intensive lowering of blood pressure (BP). An individual with lower BP decreases their chances of suffering from any cardiovascular events such as: stroke, heart disease or heart attacks. A new study shows that lowering blood pressure to less than 140 mm Hg, the current […]

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January 19th, 2016

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