Tag Archive: hypertension

Jul 24

Assessing the clinical profile and prognosis in patients with heart failure with recovered ejection fraction

A recent study evaluated whether patients with heart failure who recover left ventricular ejection fraction (Rec-HF) have a distinct clinical profile and prognosis in contrast to those with heart failure and reduced left ventricular ejection fraction or heart failure and preserved left ventricular ejection fraction. The results printed in the journal of Cardiology showed that …

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Jul 12

Cardiovascular risk factors impact duration of hospitalization and mortality in ACS patients

According to a study reported June 26, 2016 in the International Journal of Cardiology, risk factors for cardiovascular disease such as diabetes, both type 1 and 2, hypertension, hyperlipidemia have a significant and varied impact on duration of hospitalization and mortality in patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and it may be inappropriate to group …

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Jun 11

High plasma endothelin-1 associated with pulmonary HT and mortality risk

Raised plasma endothelin-1 levels, especially associated with an elevated pulmonary artery systolic pressure on echocardiogram, may identify an at-risk population that could be evaluated for targeted prevention and management strategies. In an analysis of data from the ongoing Jackson Heart Study in JAMA Cardiology, published online June 8, 2016, African American participants with both pulmonary …

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Apr 21

Hypertension among HIV-infected Patients in Clinical Care

According to a study published in Clinical Infectious Diseases, the incidence of hypertension increased from 1996 to 2013, alongside increases in traditional hypertension risk determinants. Notably, HIV-related immunosuppression and ongoing viral replication may contribute to an increased hypertension risk.[Source: Clin Infect Dis April 18, 2016]

May 21

Compared with healthy sleep patterns, long and short sleep durations appear to almost double the likelihood of stroke in middle-aged individuals with hypertension

Compared with healthy sleep patterns, long and short sleep durations appear to almost double the likelihood of stroke in middle-aged individuals with hypertension, suggests new research presented at the American Society of Hypertension (ASH) 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting.

Mar 03

Researchers have found a link between insomnia that affects daytime function and hypertension

Researchers have found a link between insomnia that affects daytime function and hypertension, a well-established cardiovascular risk factor. The research is published in Hypertension.


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