Epidemiology

BP-Lowering Diet Is Widely Ignored

CHICAGO—Hypertensive patients seem to be ignoring a government-backed diet with proven BP-lowering efficacy, researchers said here at the 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Society of Hypertension.

One in 10 Have An ESRD History

Nearly 10% of U.S. adults have a family history of end-stage renal disease (ESRD), and these individuals may be at increased risk of developing kidney disease themselves, a study says.

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