Tag Archive: BP

Aug 08

In a large population of patients being treated for hypertension, those who attained blood–pressure (BP)

In a large population of patients being treated for hypertension, those who attained blood–pressure (BP) levels above or below an optimal range had increased odds of dying or developing end-stage renal disease (ESRD) during a three–to five–year follow–up. The study is published in the August 12 issue of the Journal of the American College of …

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Jul 06

Women who had hypertension for at least 6 years had a 27% increased risk of developing psoriasis than women with normal blood pressure.

A study published online July 2 in JAMA Dermatology has revealed that older women who have had hypertension or have been taking beta–blockers for several years may be at increased risk of developing psoriasis. Women who had hypertension for at least 6 years had a 27% increased risk of developing psoriasis than women with normal …

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May 21

A study published online in Hypertension has shown that visit–to–visit variability in blood pressure (BP)

A study published online in Hypertension has shown that visit–to–visit variability in blood pressure (BP) is not associated with mortality in elderly primary care patients; however, long–term changes in BP are. Study authors noted that both large and small BP changes during follow–up were linked with higher mortality than moderate BP changes over time.

May 21

A study published online in Hypertension has shown that visit–to–visit variability in blood pressure (BP)

A study published online in Hypertension has shown that visit–to–visit variability in blood pressure (BP) is not associated with mortality in elderly primary care patients; however, long–term changes in BP are. Study authors noted that both large and small BP changes during follow–up were linked with higher mortality than moderate BP changes over time.