Women with a BMI between 25 and 29.9 kg/m have the greatest survival advantage.
Sodium nitrite reduces hemodynamic derangements of cardiac failure that occur with exercise.
Heightened risks of cardiovascular complications seen during non-cardiac surgeries.
BB dose has greater impact than lower heart rate in patients with heart failure from HF-ACTION trial.
The drug was more effective at lowering blood pressure than placebo, doxazosin, and bisoprolol.
The researchers found that factors associated with a higher risk of recurrent infections included type 2 diabetes mellitus, hypertension, and black ethnicity.
Ingestion of hypertension medications at bedtime linked to reduced risk of new-onset diabetes.
But does not help with metabolic syndrome levels, dyslipidemia, hyperglycemia
In type 2 diabetes, improving glycemic control may decrease dementia risk.
Higher numbers of insured leading to more treatment of hypertension, high cholesterol, diabetes.
Findings for diffusion tensor imaging and cognitive assessment.
Level of achievement on gamification system linked to reduction in systolic, diastolic blood pressure
Meta-analysis of supervised exercise programs with lower levels of intensity.
Risk increases with the number of antihypertensive drugs taken.
Common hypertension drugs have been linked to significantly worse cardiovascular outcomes in African Americans vs. whites.
Rates of heart attack, heart failure, and stroke cut significantly by more aggressive treatment.
New study also shows that uncontrolled vs. controlled resistant hypertension increases ESRD and cerebrovascular accident risk.
Noticeable drop in blood pressure observed in 70% of patients studied.
More research needed to assess benefits and risks of tighter blood pressure control.
Years of caregiving take physical, emotional toll, researchers find.
Prior research suggests lower blood pressure increases risk for cognitive decline in elderly.
Association with coronary heart disease is smaller; dose-response association seen for stroke.
Researchers find transport time to specialized center sometimes longer than 2 hours.
Independent and inverse correlation seen for mortality with acute decompensated heart failure.
Hispanic and Asian individuals and African American women have lower usage of EMS transport for stroke.
A multidisciplinary team-based approach to diabetes management may help prevent complications like diabetic kidney disease.
Little is known about the long-term effects of bariatric procedures
Acute kidney injury is associated with a significant 22% increased odds of subsequence development of a blood pressure higher than 140/90 mm Hg.
New findings may offer possible strategies for preventing renal function decline.
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