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Recent research shows controlling blood pressure to a target of 120/80 mmHg may reduce the risk of mild cognitive impairment for older adults like Lillie Rose Hines of Braxton, pictured having her blood pressure measured by Pamela Burleson, UMMC nurse.

Two studies link blood pressure, brain health

Thursday, August 22, 2019

UMMC researchers contributed to a pair of papers published in the Aug. 13 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. While their methods and scope differ, both sets of findings add to the growing body of evidence that controlling blood pressure can preserve brain health later in life. Read More

Video: Organ donation platform brings Miss Mississippi to UMMC

Video: Organ donation platform brings Miss Mississippi to UMMC

Monday, August 19, 2019

A personal experience with organ donation has given Miss Mississippi Mary Margaret Hyer the inspiration to make the gift of life her platform as she prepares for the Miss America competition. Hyer visited with the transplant team and chatted with patients awaiting a transplant or who received an abdominal organ during an Aug. 8 visit to UMMC. Read More

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