Hypertension

High BP in Young Adults a Harbinger of Premature CVD, Death

19 hours ago   |   Medscape

Under revised ACC/AHA blood pressure guidelines, more young people now meet criteria for being hypertensive. What does this mean regarding risk for later cardiovascular...
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Electronic decision support system fails to improve outcomes in hypertension, diabetes

1 day ago   |   Healio   |   4 articles

CHICAGO - A mobile health-based electronic decision support system did not lead to better control of BP or HbA1c, according to the mWellcare study results presented at the...
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Use of prostaglandin E1 to treat pulmonary hypertension in congenital diaphragmatic hernia

1 day ago   |   Journal of Pediatric Surgery

Prostaglandin E1 has been used to maintain ductus arteriosus patency and unload the suprasystemic right ventricle in neonates with congenital diaphragmatic hernia and severe...
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Investigational urate elevation does not appear to raise hypertension risk

2 days ago   |   ScienceDaily

A new study may reduce the concern that elevating levels of urate, an approach being investigated to treat several neurodegenerative disorders, could increase the risk of...
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Low-Salt Diet and Heart Failure; New Gonorrhea Tx: It's PodMed Double T!

3 days ago   |   MedPageToday

This week's topics also include the predictive value of troponin tests as well as hypertension in young adults
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Acai found to prevent renovascular hypertension-related abnormalities

Acai found to prevent renovascular hypertension-related abnormalities

3 days ago   |   Natural News

Researchers have found a novel benefit from the acai fruit , as its seeds have been found to prevent and treat renal hypertension and its symptoms. In their study, published in...
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Hypertension drugs associated with lower mortality in acute kidney injury

4 days ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

Patients with acute kidney injury receiving angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor and angiotensin receptor blocker therapy had lower odds of dying but higher odds of being...
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FDA allows trial of renal denervation system to begin

4 days ago   |   Healio

Medtronic announced that the FDA has allowed the company to begin an investigational device exemption trial of a renal denervation system for treatment of hypertension in...
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FAITH

5 days ago   |   Healio

Assessment of a church-based lifestyle intervention to reduce BP in black patients with hypertension.
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New study does not support hypertensive effect from urate elevation

5 days ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

A study from a group of Massachusetts General Hospital investigators may reduce the concern that elevating levels of urate, an approach being investigated to treat several...
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