Effect is larger in chronic heart failure patients with diabetes than CHF patients without diabetes.
Each additional cup consumed per week tied to a decrease in risk compared with no coffee intake.
Updated recommendations lower the blood pressure threshold for a hypertension diagnosis from 140/90 to 130/80 mm Hg.
From 1995 to 2015, the prevalence of hypertension and diabetes among patients starting hemodialysis increased from 67.9% to 87.6% and from 43.1% to 59.6%, respectively.
Study of U.S. veterans found that patients with resistant hypertension had 23%, 31%, and 144% higher risk of myocardial infarction, stroke, and end-stage renal disease, respectively.
Post hoc analysis of SPRINT finds no significant difference in the incidence of fatal and nonfatal cardiovascular events among patients with moderate-to-advanced chronic kidney disease.
Increase in hazard of death with higher mean pulmonary arterial pressure, with no threshold seen.
Patients who show a poor response to a certain dose and medication also show a poor response to higher doses and other RAAS inhibitors or NSAIDs, meta-analysis shows.
Some adolescents may have organ damage related to blood pressure and are not targeted for therapy.
Adverse events up for generic users of losartan, valsartan, candesartan in month of commercialization
Patients were 3 times less likely to take their medications if their providers didn't use a more collaborative style, such as asking open-ended questions, and ensuring they understood instructions, the investigators found.
The researchers found that scores on the cognitive tests were linked with the patient's systolic blood pressure.
In mild AF-related acute ischemic stroke, rivaroxaban and warfarin had comparable safety and efficacy.
Targeting and treating systolic blood pressure to a lower range was associated with a 14% decreased risk of death, meta-analysis shows.
Targeting a systolic blood pressure below 120 mm Hg versus 135 to 139 mm Hg increased the absolute risk of incident CKD by 2.6% over 3 years, but decreased the risk of cardiovascular events or death.
People who increased their weight by as little as 5% were more likely to have thickening and enlargement of the left ventricle.
The researchers found that there was an increase in NOAC use over time, warfarin use did not change, and overall anticoagulant use increased.
After 11 pounds gained, the risk of diabetes went up 31%, hypertension 14%, and cardiovascular disease 8%.
There was no significant difference between the groups in secondary end points or the decreases in NT-proBNP levels achieved.
The researchers found patients on intensive blood pressure treatment fared as well as those on standard care.
In a study of African Americans with hypertension-related CKD, metoprolol, but neither ramipril nor amlodipine, increased serum uric acid levels.
The AAP published updated clinical practice guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of children with hypertension.
The researchers found that the readmission rate was 18.19% among 5552 patients.
Women at high risk for preeclampsia who took 150 mg of aspirin daily during pregnancy had 62% lower odds of developing the condition.
The researchers found higher estimated cardiovascular risks associated with marijuana use than cigarette smoking.
Fewer VTE events were observed in the betrixaban than enoxaparin arm.
Discontinuation of statin therapy between 3 and 6 months after an index ischemic stroke was associated with a higher risk of recurrent stroke within one year after statin discontinuation.
Heart failure patients on daily aspirin were not at heightened risk of being hospitalized for, or dying from, heart failure.
Patients remain at substantial long-term risk, particularly for recurrent stroke and admission to an institution.
Moderate-severe hypertrophy correlated with a 1.7- and 1.8-fold increased risk of mortality and need for revascularization, respectively.
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