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high blood pressure:

see hypertensionhypertension
or high blood pressure,
elevated blood pressure resulting from an increase in the amount of blood pumped by the heart or from increased resistance to the flow of blood through the small arterial blood vessels (arterioles).
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To date, men's engagement in HPB has been found to vary with health status, masculinity, social support and somatic awareness.
Indeed, the highest tensile strengths and fracture energies were achieved when larger amounts of oriented heterogeneous fiber-like structures existed, such as in the HPHB, HPB, and NPT systems.
The personal system is constantly receiving feedback from the other systems about health and HPB (Moos 1979).
In Britain, HPB owns converted farm buildings in the Peak District, an 18th century stable yard converted into 29 apartments and cottages in the Yorkshire Dales, loft apartments at Barnham Broome Golf and Country Club in Norfolk, and a former hotel in The Trossachs in Scotland.
HPB would have had to admit that it knowingly allowed an out of control safety monitoring study to continue.
It takes almost 18 months, he continues, for the HPB to even open the dossier because of the backlog of work that needs to be done.
Over 20 new chapters, including a complete account of pediatric HPB disorders
HPB is an investment company, not a timeshare firm.
As HPB provides high quality self-catering accommodation, the vast majority of Bondholders' spending will have been on non-accommodation items such as visiting attractions, having meals and drinks out, and, of course, buying food.
Applicants can begin applying under the new guidelines for the ACE Program and HPB Program through DCED's electronic single application system.
For more information, write to HPB Management Ltd, HPB House Newmarket, Suffolk, or call (01638) 660066, www.
Regulated by the Financial Services Authority, HPB has a property portfolio of more than 1,000 properties in 28 locations in 12 countries.