Tag Archives: Risk

High blood pressure: Having this sensation on your face could mean you are at risk

High blood pressure is one of the biggest risk factors for a stroke. The condition is often referred to as the ‘silent killer’ as there are no major signs. Blood pressure relates to how strongly the blood presses against the walls of the arteries when the heart beats. When a person has high blood pressure… Read More »

Strobing stage lights could up risk of epileptic seizures

(Reuters Health) – Flashing light effects that have become the norm for electronic dance music concerts could bring on epileptic seizures in young people who may not know they have a vulnerability, Dutch researchers say. Young people flock to electronic dance music festivals that are popular for their loud music and intense stroboscopic light beams… Read More »

E-cigarette use, flavorings may increase heart disease risk, study finds

cells exposed to the e-liquids — or to blood collected from e-cigarette users shortly after vaping — are less viable and exhibit significantly increased levels of molecules implicated in DNA damage and cell death. The cells are also less able to form new vascular tubes and to migrate and participate in wound healing. The severity… Read More »