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High Blood Pressure

Ablative Solutions

Kalamazoo Medical Device Startup Raises $9.5M

Ablative Solutions Inc. Tuesday announced a $9.5 million Series B Preferred Stock financing, led by Petoskey-based BioStar Ventures and Grand Rapids-based Michigan Accelerator Fund 1.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/04/2014

Research Finds Appealing To Vanity Gets Patients To Comply With Treatment

Lead researcher, Dr. Ronald Chervin says after treatment, patients looked more alert, more youthful and more attractive.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/16/2013

Researchers Find Patients More Likely To Take ‘Polypill’ For BP & High Cholesterol

Sometimes, less is more, especially when it comes to controlling high blood pressure and high cholesterol.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/04/2013

UM: Starting Snoring During Pregnancy Could Indicate Risk For High Blood Pressure

Women who begin snoring during pregnancy are at strong risk for high blood pressure and preeclampsia, according to research from the University of Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/25/2012

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UM-VA Study: One Size Doesn’t Fit All When Treating Diabetics’ Blood Pressure

Aggressive efforts to lower blood pressure in people with diabetes are paying off – perhaps too well, according to a new study.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/31/2012

Synthetics Biologics

Synthetic Biologics Launches Free Investor Relations Mobile Application

Synthetic Biologics Inc. (NYSE Amex: SYN) Thursday announced the release of its investor relations mobile iPhone App, called the “SYN IR” App, now available for free at the Apple App Store on the iPhone or iPad or at http://bit.ly/I9xDpW.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/26/2012

Ted Cash instructs a Tai-Chi class along Detroit's riverfront. (WWJ Photo/Vickie Thomas)

Free Tai Chi Class Helps Detroiters Relieve Stress

A new report says the Detroit area is the second-worst “hypertension hotspot” in America. And now, a group says they’re turning to an ancient tradition to get Detroit healthy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/14/2011

Metro Detroit Ranks 2nd In ‘Hypertension Hotspots’

Southeast Michigan is number two on a just-released national list of hotspots for high blood pressure.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/13/2011

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Wayne State To Study Vitamin D In African-Americans With Hypertension

A Wayne State University School of Medicine physician researcher has received a $1.9 million National Institutes of Health grant to study the role of vitamin D in halting and reducing subclinical cardiac damage in African-Americans suffering from high blood pressure.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/02/2011

Wayne State Researchers Study Text Message Alert System For Hypertension

Text messages could prove to be the wave of the future in healthcare. Wayne State researchers are looking into it when it comes to helping Detroiters with uncontrolled hypertension.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/07/2011