Hypertension

Idiopathic pulmonary hypertension-related hospitalizations down in past decade

Idiopathic pulmonary hypertension-related hospitalizations down in past decade

5 hours ago   |   Healio   |   3 articles

A new study highlights a reduction in idiopathic pulmonary artery hypertension-related hospitalizations in the U.S. from 2007 to 2017. Moreover, researchers reported lower...
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Biomarkers of Pulmonary Hypertension Are Altered in Children With Down Syndrome and Pulmonary Hypertension

7 hours ago   |   The Journal of Pediatrics   |   3 articles

To evaluate the performance of pulmonary hypertension biomarkers in children with Down syndrome, an independent risk factor for PH for whom biomarker performance may differ...
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Preterm Delivery Raises Lifetime Hypertension Risk

9 hours ago   |   Medscape

Hypertension risk was significantly higher 10 years after preterm delivery and remained elevated up to 43 years, a study shows. Medscape Medical News
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QUARTET

QUARTET

14 hours ago   |   Healio

Quarter doses of four antihypertensive medications vs. monotherapy in patients with hypertension.
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VITAL: No fracture risk reduction with supplemental vitamin D

VITAL: No fracture risk reduction with supplemental vitamin D

1 day ago   |   Healio

Vitamin D3 supplementation did not reduce fracture risk in a large cohort of U.S. adults not selected for vitamin D deficiency or osteoporosis, according to an ancillary...
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Digital app helps adults achieve sustained BP reduction

Digital app helps adults achieve sustained BP reduction

1 day ago   |   Healio

A hypertension self-management program using a digital app was associated with BP reductions at 1 year, according to results published in JAMA Network Open. The researchers...
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Blood pressure regulation in males and females is different, scientists say

2 days ago   |   News Medical

Another difference between females and males appears to be a key mechanism in how they become hypertensive, scientists say, and consequently which antihypertensives should be...
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5 Easy but Effective Ways to Tame a Sweet Tooth and Reduce Dietary Sugar

5 Easy but Effective Ways to Tame a Sweet Tooth and Reduce Dietary Sugar

3 days ago   |   Cathe Friedrich

The role of sugar in our diets is the subject of much debate. Some say sugar is harmless, others claim it is addictive, and a large group of people, including healthcare...
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FDA announces plan to tamp down sodium consumption in U.S. diets

6 days ago   |   Food Safety

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is out with final guidance titled: “ Voluntary Sodium Reduction Goals: Target Mean and Upper Bound Concentrations for Sodium in...
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Selonsertib fails to reduce pulmonary vascular resistance, improve outcomes in PAH

Selonsertib fails to reduce pulmonary vascular resistance, improve outcomes in PAH

6 days ago   |   Healio

In the phase 2 ARROW trial, selonsertib for 24 weeks failed to significantly reduce pulmonary vascular resistance or achieve clinical improvement in patients with pulmonary...
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