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Jan 07

Adopting six healthy lifestyle behaviors could avert about 73% of coronary heart disease cases among women over 20 years, and 46% of diabetes, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia,

Adopting six healthy lifestyle behaviors could avert about 73% of coronary heart disease cases among women over 20 years, and 46% of diabetes, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia, suggests an analysis of about 69 000 participants followed for 20 years in the Nurses’ Health Study II (NHS II). The findings are published in the January 6/13, 2015 …

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Dec 14

In compliant patients with true-resistant hypertension, renal denervation does not appear to reduce blood pressure

In compliant patients with true-resistant hypertension, renal denervation does not appear to reduce blood pressure more than intensified drug treatment and it is not ready to be used routinely yet, suggests new research from the Czech Republic published online in Hypertension.

Dec 09

The findings are published online in Hypertension

New research has pointed that differences in gene expression suggest that defective maturation of the endometrium during the secretory phase and early pregnancy precedes the development of preeclampsia. The findings are published online in Hypertension.

Sep 01

Although drinking alcohol has been linked in the past to a higher risk of hypertension,

Although drinking alcohol has been linked in the past to a higher risk of hypertension, a new meta–analysis published recently in Mayo Clinic Proceedings reported that a drink or two a day seemed to protect even those with hypertension from heart disease and death.

Aug 30

suggests a study published in the August 27 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Adults with hypertension and other cardiovascular disease history or risk factors may be able to reduce their blood pressure levels by monitoring their own readings and adjusting their medications as required, suggests a study published in the August 27 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Aug 18

Adults with disabilities are more likely to have hypertension than those without

Adults with disabilities are more likely to have hypertension than those without, and they represent an important subpopulation to target blood pressure–lowering interventions, reported researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in an article published in the August 14 issue of Preventing Chronic Disease.

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 29

University of Iowa researchers have identified a biomarker that could serve as the first simple blood test to reliably predict that a pregnant woman may develop preeclampsia

University of Iowa researchers have identified a biomarker that could serve as the first simple blood test to reliably predict that a pregnant woman may develop preeclampsia, at least as early as 6 weeks into the pregnancy. The research was published online in the American Heart Association’s journal, Hypertension.

Jul 16

New results from the 90+ Study have shown that new hypertension after 80 years of age is associated with reduced risk of dementia

New results from the 90+ Study have shown that new hypertension after 80 years of age is associated with reduced risk of dementia. The study was presented recently at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) 2014.

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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