Tag Archives: Blood

‘Prescription’ to sit less, move more advised for mildly high blood pressure and cholesterol

A “prescription” to sit less and move more is the optimal first treatment choice for reducing mild to moderately elevated blood pressure and blood cholesterol in otherwise healthy adults, according to the new American Heart Association scientific statement published today in the American Heart Association’s journal Hypertension. “The current American Heart Association guidelines for diagnosing… Read More »

NSW woman dies of blood clots after jab

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has warned against rushing to conclusions after the death of a NSW woman who developed blood clots a day after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine. The 48-year-old woman was a diabetic, and preliminary tests have not found a conclusive link to the vaccination, The Daily Mail reports. “It has not yet been… Read More »

WA woman stable after vaccine blood clot

A West Australian woman who suffered a rare blood clot after receiving the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine is recovering well after a period in intensive care. The woman in her 40s presented at the emergency department of a regional WA hospital about a fortnight after receiving the jab in mid-March. She was then flown to Royal… Read More »

Canada’s blood supply stays healthy during the pandemic due to fewer surgeries, loyal donors

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health Canada Canadian Blood Services operates as a national inventory and donated blood can be used anywhere in the country, no matter where it is collected Author of the article: Zeenya Shah Publishing date: Apr 06, 2021  •  7 hours ago  •  3 minute read  •  5 Comments Canadian Blood Services has… Read More »