Latest Hypertension News
Ruling out Rx non-compliance, white coat syndrome, and interfering medications necessary
Proportion achieving target BP increased with use of triple combo pill versus usual care at six months.
New study suggests sodium intake is associated with cardiovascular disease and stroke only when mean sodium intake exceeds 5 grams per day.
Use of billing data alone shows that up to 1 in 8 hypertension cases might be undiagnosed
Odds of having one or more infarcts also increased with more rapidly declining SBP slope over time.
All lots of non-expired products that contain valsartan supplied by Zhejiang Huahai being recalled.
Regardless of BP levels in young adulthood, blacks have increased hypertension risk versus whites
Incorporation of new pediatric definitions increased prevalence of hypertension in high-risk youth.
And relative risk for hypertension up with any drinking among men without hypertension.
More than three-quarters of men with nocturnal polyuria had non-dipping blood pressure compared with less than half of men with other causes of nocturia.
Higher risk of second hemorrhagic stroke in blacks, Hispanics, not fully explained by hypertension severity.
Findings among patients with low platelet count, high homocysteine levels
Findings based on use of commonly available antihypertensive meds in older African-Americans
Trend is consistent whether the threshold blood pressure level is reached earlier or later in life
New study demonstrates that masked hypertension is associated with greater mortality risks than sustained or white coat hypertension.
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