Tag Archive: variability

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.

May 09

A new study published online May 5 in Circulation has revealed that individuals in their 60s and 70s who regularly engaged in physical activity

A new study published online May 5 in Circulation has revealed that individuals in their 60s and 70s who regularly engaged in physical activity, such as walking, had the healthiest hearts. Additionally, older adults that increased their walking pace or distance had improved heart rate variability when compared with those that decreased their walking pace …

Continue reading »