Latest Hypertension News
More research needed to assess benefits and risks of tighter blood pressure control.
Years of caregiving take physical, emotional toll, researchers find.
Prior research suggests lower blood pressure increases risk for cognitive decline in elderly.
Association with coronary heart disease is smaller; dose-response association seen for stroke.
Researchers find transport time to specialized center sometimes longer than 2 hours.
Independent and inverse correlation seen for mortality with acute decompensated heart failure.
Hispanic and Asian individuals and African American women have lower usage of EMS transport for stroke.
A multidisciplinary team-based approach to diabetes management may help prevent complications like diabetic kidney disease.
Little is known about the long-term effects of bariatric procedures
Acute kidney injury is associated with a significant 22% increased odds of subsequence development of a blood pressure higher than 140/90 mm Hg.
New findings may offer possible strategies for preventing renal function decline.
Study of Asian patients found that the 12-month mortality rate was significantly higher in those with than without hyponatremia at hospital admission for heart failure.
Inflated in stomach, it may create sense of fullness.
Wide fluctuations between doctor visits tied to raised odds of heart disease, early death.
Study shows delivery of tissue plasminogen activator is often later than staff believes.
NEPHROLOGY & UROLOGY NEWS
- Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)
- Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
- Contrast Nephropathy
- Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)
- Diabetic Nephropathy
- End-stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
- Lupus Nephritis
- Peritoneal Dialysis
- Secondary Hyperparathyroidism (SHPT)
- Few African American and Latinos Pursuing Careers as Physicians
- Recent Developments in Prostate Cancer Management
- Novel Technique May Improve Detection of Aggressive Prostate Cancer
- Abnormal Mineral, Bone Markers in Dialysis Patients Hike Mortality
- Longer Dialysis Session Gap Raises Hospitalization, Death Risk