Hypertension

Risk Factors for Orthostatic Hypertension in Children

5 minutes ago   |   The Journal of Pediatrics

To investigate the risk factors for orthostatic hypertension in children.
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Longitudinal Outcomes in Young Patients with Alpha-1-Antitrypsin Deficiency with Native Liver Reveal that Neonatal Cholestasis is a Poor Predictor of Future Portal Hypertension

21 hours ago   |   The Journal of Pediatrics

To identify predictors of portal hypertension, liver transplantation, and death in North American youth with alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency, and compare with AAT deficiency...
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Bempedoic acid with statins safely reduces LDL in hypercholesterolemia

1 day ago   |   Healio

Bempedoic acid with maximally tolerated statins safely decreased LDL compared with placebo among patients with hypercholesterolemia, researchers found. In a pooled analysis...
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Treprostinil Improves Walk Distance in Pulmonary Hypertension

2 days ago   |   Medscape

Exercise capacity increased after patients with pulmonary hypertension associated with interstitial lung disease were treated with the vasodilator for 16 weeks, new research...
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Steroids Linked to Increased Hypertension in RA

2 days ago   |   Medscape

The authors found that daily dose appeared to be important in determining risk but that cumulative dose did not. Medscape Medical News
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Firefighter Trainees Who Follow Mediterranean Lifestyle are at Lower Health Risks

Firefighter Trainees Who Follow Mediterranean Lifestyle are at Lower Health Risks

2 days ago   |   Medindia Health

Young firefighter recruits who follow a Mediterranean lifestyle are more likely to have good aerobic fitness and less likely to have hypertension , reports a new study.
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High Blood Pressure May Lead to Low Brain Volume

4 days ago   |   Nutrition Facts

Having hypertension in midlife is associated with elevated risk of cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's dementia later in life, even more so than having the so-called...
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Consume superfoods rich in magnesium to lower your blood pressure naturally

Consume superfoods rich in magnesium to lower your blood pressure naturally

5 days ago   |   Natural News

Maintaining a healthy blood pressure is essential for avoiding life-threatening cardiovascular problems like heart attack, stroke and heart disease. While anti-hypertensive...
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Study: Hypertension medications can also reduce risk of colorectal cancer

5 days ago   |   News Medical   |   4 articles

Medications commonly prescribed to treat high blood pressure may also reduce patients' colorectal cancer risk, according to new research published today in Hypertension, an...
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Common hypertension medications may reduce colorectal cancer risk

5 days ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   4 articles

People who take angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors or angiotensin II receptor blockers for conditions such as high blood pressure were less likely to be diagnosed with...
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