Hypertensive patients see better control of their condition through team-based collaboration with pharmacists.
Researchers didn't find the same cardiovascular effect of binge drinking in young women or teens of either sex.
Researchers suspect inflammation is the common denominator for uncontrolled hypertension.
Novel compound derived from plant leaves could help in the treatment of pulmonary hypertension.
This approach resulted in improved hypertension control in patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease, new study found.
Research suggests heart-healthy exercise may keep blood vessels more flexible.
But admission rates and in-hospital mortality for hypertension have decreased.
Second study shows denervation procedures may miss targets, may not meet threshold for effect.
Visceral fat is even more important than overall adiposity in determining risk.
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.
Spaced-education game among physicians can improve time to patients' BP target.
Increased risks of superimposed preeclampsia, preterm delivery, low birth weight.
Risk is not eliminated if patients have risk factors for chronic kidney disease, such as hypertension and diabetes.
CORAL study chair Lance Dworkin, MD, discusses the controversial finding with Renal & Urology News.
Consistently reduced risk for all-cause mortality with usual versus low sodium intake.
Researchers analyzed the potential impact of the "2014 Evidence-Based Guideline for the Management of High Blood Pressure in Adults."