When blood pressure is elevated-140/90 mm Hg or higher-a person will receive a diagnosis of hypertension or high blood pressure. It's important to prevent any rise in blood pressure.
Lung cancer is the most common cause of death from cancer among American men and women. According to the American Cancer Society, more than 220,500 new cases of lung cancer are diagnosed annually.
Highcontact sports such as football, boxing, soccer, lacrosse, wrestling, rugby, and ice hockey pose a high risk of a closed head injury, even when protective headgear is used.
Thanks to medical apps and mHealth, which is shorthand for mobile health, both doctor and consumer are taking part in a technological revolution
Thirteen years and $2.7 billion.
An aneurysm in the brain, also called a cerebral aneurysm or an intracranial aneurysm
Rates of overweight and obesity, higher than ever in the United States, are both linked with an increased risk of life-threatening conditions, including heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes
The amount of data collected each day dwarfs human comprehension and even brings most computing programs to a quick standstill.
There is a diabetes epidemic in the United States.
The pesky mosquito has been around for more than 100 million years, adapting to climates as diverse as the arctic and the equator.