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Gingko biloba plant extract combined with aspirin may help resolve some issues in cognition for acute ischemic stroke patients.
Men who smoked just one cigarette/day had 46% of excess relative risk of smoking 20/day.
The 2017 guideline uses a different classification system for BP than previous guidelines.
Dose-response effect observed in overweight African-Americans with vitamin D deficiency
Silent and clinically manifested MI both correlated with future risk of heart failure in adjusted models.
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
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