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6-minute walk stress echocardiography noninvasively predicts pulmonary hypertension development in connective tissue disease.
Higher rates of sudden cardiac arrest are seen in blacks versus whites and often at younger ages.
Patients may think of hypertension as a psychological condition, related to too much tension, study finds.
Initiating antihypertensive therapy increases the short-term risk of falls in elderly patients, study finds.
About half of cardiovascular deaths could be prevented with elimination of 5 major risk factors.
Increase expected to lead to fewer coronary heart disease events, stroke events, CVD-related deaths.
Proteinuria, hyperphosphatemia, anemia linked more rapid annual decline in eGFR.
Treatment should begin early to prevent cardiac dysfunction, researchers say.
Patients have few cardiopulmonary symptoms; serum uric acid can predict presence of pumonary hypertension.
Mechanisms include diuresis and electrolyte imbalance, sedation and cognitive impairment.
Drugs significantly lower blood pressure even without adherence to low-salt diet
Failure to resume ARBs linked to mortality risk, especially in younger patients.
Lower odds for consulting complementary and alternative medicine practitioner, taking CAM
Study finds a link with combination therapy based on a protease inhibitor and non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor.
Findings in patients with pulmonary hypertension linked to heart failure and preserved ejection fraction
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