CORAL study chair Lance Dworkin, MD, discusses the controversial finding with Renal & Urology News.
Human beings are unique in the animal kingdom when it comes to nutrition.
Stenting may benefit patients with renal artery stenosis who have historically been excluded from modern clinical trials.
An SBP target of about 120-140 rather than below 140 mm Hg may be more beneficial.
Analysis of self-monitoring, self-titration of meds in patients at high risk of cardiovascular disease.
Proteinuria, hypertension, and obesity in adolescence independently predict development of end-stage renal disease.
The association is most pronounced in hypertensives, consumers of high-sodium diets, and older individuals.
Composite of mortality, end-stage renal disease increased at higher and lower blood pressures.
Effect appears to be greater when baseline blood pressure is elevated.
Technology-based program may improve quality of care in the primary care setting.
Women who had hypertension for at least 6 years had a 27% increased risk of the skin disease.
Finding based on a mendelian randomization using an allele score as proxy for 25(OH)D.
Among patients with hypertension, elevated systolic blood pressure is associated with the highest risk for CV.
Annual surveys in U.K. show drop in mean BP levels in men and women between 1994 and 2011.
Correlation of late-life blood pressure to brain measures dependent on midlife hypertension history.
The finding emerged from a French study of 213 patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma.
The likelihood of new-onset diabetes decreased by 57% among hypertensive patients who took at least 1 BP medication at bedtime.