The results apply to older men and women, even with other health problems, such as diabetes and hypertension.
Treatment reduces blood pressure; decreases likelihood of stroke, cardiovascular, total deaths
Standardizing measurement principles allows for more accurate measurement of blood pressure.
The American Diabetes Association's 2015 standards include new recommendations for statin treatment based on individual risk profile.
Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring does a better job of predicting future events
No improvements were seen in insulin sensitivity, lipid levels, or systolic blood pressure on the low glycemic index diets.
For patients at high risk of cardiovascular disease, resting heart rate predicts renal outcomes singly and in combination.
Treatment for mild gestational diabetes was not associated with reduction in childhood obesity, according to a study.
Living kidney donors are more likely to be diagnosed with high blood pressure or preemclampsia once pregnant compared to non-donor.
Tight blood pressure control slows the rate of increase in total kidney volume and reduces left ventricular index.
Systolic blood pressure measurements differ from office mercury sphygmomanometer by more than 5 mm Hg in 30% of readings.
A compound that is usually found in explosives may be able to prevent hereditary hypertension in women.
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.
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