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Elevated systolic BP is linked to adverse outcomes in elderly patients.
Treatment with angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors was most strongly associated with hyperkalemia.
Treatment linked to improved long-term survival, regardless of underlying kidney function.
The addition of aliskiren to enalapril led to more adverse events in patients with chronic heart failure without an increase in benefit.
More than half of high-risk atrial fibrillation patients are not prescribed oral anticoagulants.
Trajectory data indicate that childhood BP levels correlate with BP status at age 38 years.
Patients with PsAFonset are part of a distinct demographic and often have poorer clinical outcomes.
No increased in hospitalization rate was found in patients on incretin-based drugs with heart failure.
In addition to tai chi, traditional Chinese exercises have been found to improve quality of life for patients with cardiovascular disease.
Researchers found a correlation between low discharge osmolality and elevated all-cause mortality in heart failure patients.
Genotype was not predictive of onset or severity of atrial fibrillation.
Measurements were off 4 out of 5 times when popular mobile application was tested.
In these patients, systolic blood pressure at night was elevated by an average of 2.9 mm Hg.
Effect seen in women, not men; strongest effect seen in the highest tertile of DASH scores.
Avoiding salt and weight gain, among other triggers, can help lower elevated blood pressure.
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