Inflated in stomach, it may create sense of fullness.
Wide fluctuations between doctor visits tied to raised odds of heart disease, early death.
Study shows delivery of tissue plasminogen activator is often later than staff believes.
6-minute walk stress echocardiography noninvasively predicts pulmonary hypertension development in connective tissue disease.
Higher rates of sudden cardiac arrest are seen in blacks versus whites and often at younger ages.
Patients may think of hypertension as a psychological condition, related to too much tension, study finds.
Initiating antihypertensive therapy increases the short-term risk of falls in elderly patients, study finds.
About half of cardiovascular deaths could be prevented with elimination of 5 major risk factors.
Increase expected to lead to fewer coronary heart disease events, stroke events, CVD-related deaths.
Proteinuria, hyperphosphatemia, anemia linked more rapid annual decline in eGFR.
Treatment should begin early to prevent cardiac dysfunction, researchers say.
Patients have few cardiopulmonary symptoms; serum uric acid can predict presence of pumonary hypertension.
Mechanisms include diuresis and electrolyte imbalance, sedation and cognitive impairment.
Drugs significantly lower blood pressure even without adherence to low-salt diet
Failure to resume ARBs linked to mortality risk, especially in younger patients.
Lower odds for consulting complementary and alternative medicine practitioner, taking CAM
Study finds a link with combination therapy based on a protease inhibitor and non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor.
Findings in patients with pulmonary hypertension linked to heart failure and preserved ejection fraction
In a small study, each 1 mL/min/1.73 m2 decrease in eGFR was associated with a significant 0.020 mmol/L increase in serum sodium.
Austrian study finds a death rate in winter of 1.60 deaths per 100 patient-months compared with 1.06 deaths per 100 patient-months in summer.
Study suggests caffeine may help maintain healthy blood flow and sexual function.
TZD effective post metformin and exenatide; exenatide effective post metformin and glimepiride.
High LDL cholesterol and high blood glucose, however, did increase the risk of PSA relapse.
Many cold cuts, pizza, packaged meals contain too much sodium to be labeled 'healthy', according to a new CDC report.
One aim of the updated guidelines is more flexibility for heart disease patients, doctors say.
The risk is particularly elevated for patients who have CKD risk factors, such as hypertension, diabetes, and older age.
Risk equation can be recalibrated for application in different countries; good discrimination in validations.
Most marked increases seen in those aged 45 to 64 and those over 85
Study in Chinese population shows reduced risk of first stroke with combined use of enalapril, folic acid
No reductions in systolic, diastolic BP in trial-level analysis, individual patient data analysis
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