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."
Human beings are unique in the animal kingdom when it comes to nutrition.
Mean blood pressures lower for nurses compared to readings made by doctors at same visit.
Only 30 percent of participants had blood pressure controlled.
Considerable variation in incidence of HAA across hospitals; teaching status and region linked to risk.
Baxter and the FDA taking action to ease the shortage.
Urinary albumin excretion rate also is associated with development of hypertension.
Midlife hypertension also may affect cognition later in life.
In a study, children glomerular disease was associated with a 67% increased risk of hypertension after adjusting for age and body mass index.
Percent with treated, controlled hypertension lowest among those without health insurance.
Cocaine abuse increases the risk of hypertensive and ischemic kidney damage, according to an autopsy study.