Hypertension

VIDEO: SpyGlass CEO gives update on IOP-lowering drug delivery platform

VIDEO: SpyGlass CEO gives update on IOP-lowering drug delivery platform

1 hour ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

CHICAGO - In this video from Eyecelerator AAO, SpyGlass Pharma CEO Patrick Mooney discusses the company's drug delivery platform, which lowered IOP in patients with open-angle...
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Fewer than half of older adults with BP conditions monitor themselves at home

Fewer than half of older adults with BP conditions monitor themselves at home

10 hours ago   |   Healio

Fewer than half of people aged 50 to 80 years who take BP medication or have a condition that's affected by hypertension regularly check their BP at home, a recent study in...
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Outcomes for Children With Pulmonary Hypertension Undergoing Tracheostomy Placement: A Multi-Institutional Analysis*

Outcomes for Children With Pulmonary Hypertension Undergoing Tracheostomy Placement: A Multi-Institutional Analysis*

1 day ago   |   Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

OBJECTIVES: To describe epidemiology, interventions, outcomes, and the health services experience for a cohort of children with pulmonary hypertension who underwent...
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COVID-19 leads to high in-hospital mortality for patients with pulmonary hypertension

COVID-19 leads to high in-hospital mortality for patients with pulmonary hypertension

1 day ago   |   Healio   |   6 articles

In a cohort of patients with chronic precapillary pulmonary hypertension, the rates of in-hospital mortality for those who contracted COVID-19 were more than 40%, according to...
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What is the risk of hypertensive disorders in pregnancies after assisted reproduction?

1 day ago   |   News Medical

A recent Hypertension study evaluated whether the risk of incidence of HDP following fresh-ET and frozen-ET was higher than in naturally conceived pregnancies.
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Heart Failure Drug a New Treatment Option for Alcoholism?

3 days ago   |   Medscape

Spironolactone, a potassium-sparing diuretic typically used to treat heart failure and hypertension, has shown promise for alcohol use disorder, a common condition with few...
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Adjusting for esophageal pressure in obesity may lower pulmonary hypertension risk

Adjusting for esophageal pressure in obesity may lower pulmonary hypertension risk

3 days ago   |   Healio

Adjusting pulmonary hemodynamics for esophageal pressure in patients with obesity and high pulmonary artery wedge pressure reduced the risk for postcapillary pulmonary...
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Hysterectomy before age 50 raises risk for type 2 diabetes

Hysterectomy before age 50 raises risk for type 2 diabetes

3 days ago   |   Healio   |   3 articles

Women who had a hysterectomy before age 50 years had an increased risk for developing type 2 diabetes, according to data presented at the European Association for the Study of...
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FDA approves drop to lower IOP in patients with glaucoma

FDA approves drop to lower IOP in patients with glaucoma

4 days ago   |   Healio

Santen and UBE announced the FDA approval of Omlonti for the reduction of elevated IOP in patients with primary open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension. The FDA granted the...
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Study shows the importance of night-time blood pressure assessment for diagnosing hypertension

4 days ago   |   News Medical

Around 15% of people aged 40-75 may have a form of undiagnosed high blood pressure that occurs only at night-time.
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