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
53% taking action to reduce sodium. Those receiving medical advice to reduce sodium intake appeared more willing to take action.
In a study, 6.6% of women had CKD that could not be attributed to diabetes, hypertension, or glomerulopathy.
A difference of 10 mm Hg or more in systolic blood pressure was associated with an 80% increased risk.
Avoid obesity, hypertension, diabetes and live up to 13 more years without congestive heart failure, study suggests.
Researchers call for a new systematic review of acetaminophen's effectiveness and safety
Statin use is associated with a decreased risk of all-cause mortality among patients with non-obstructive coronary artery disease (CAD).
AMA provides three questions for physicians to ask when measuring blood pressure
Although positive effect of meds smaller in participants with lower blood pressure levels
Systolic reading of 150 should prompt immediate action to prevent poor outcomes, researchers say.
Systolic pressure of 140 mm Hg or more raises risk for heart disease in later life, researchers say.
Tight and less-tight BP control resulted in similar rates of pregnancy loss, high-level neonatal care, or overall maternal complications.
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