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Obesity, Hypertension Prevalent in Growing Number of Children
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines [2013.05.24]
Excessive weight in young people suggests their risk for metabolic syndrome, hyperlipidemia, sleep disorders, type 2 diabetes, and kidney disease as adults will be high.
Medscape Medical News
Dietary Exposure To Certain Plastics May Play A Hidden Role In Epidemic Increases In Childhood Hypertension
Source: Health News from Medical News Today [2013.05.24]
Plastic additives known as phthalates (pronounced THAL-ates) are odorless, colorless and just about everywhere: They turn up in flooring, plastic cups, beach balls, plastic wrap, intravenous tubing and - according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - the bodies of most Americans. Once perceived as harmless, phthalates have come under increasing scrutiny. A growing collection of evidence suggests dietary exposure to phthalates (which can leech from packaging and mix with food) may cause significant metabolic and hormonal abnormalities, especially during early development...
Surprising Findings On Hypertension In Adolescents
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2013.05.07]
Teenagers with high blood pressure appear to have better psychological adjustment and enjoy higher quality of life than those with normal blood pressure, suggests a study in the May issue of Psychosomatic Medicine: Journal of Biobehavioral Medicine, the official journal of the American Psychosomatic Society...
Safety-Net Clinics Face Challenges Controlling Hypertension In Their Patients
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2013.04.19]
Federally funded safety-net clinics for the uninsured lag behind other health care providers in controlling blood pressure among the low-income patients who rely on them for care, a new Michigan State University analysis suggests...
Relationship Between Obesity, Heart Disease And Hypertension
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2013.04.13]
Obesity, heart disease, and high blood pressure (hypertension) are all related, but understanding the molecular pathways that underlie cause and effect is complicated...
Preeclampsia (Pregnancy Induced Hypertension)
Source: MedicineNet Hydronephrosis Specialty [2012.05.21]
Title: Preeclampsia (Pregnancy Induced Hypertension)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 11/14/1998 4:06:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 5/21/2012 12:00:00 AM
Teens With Abnormal Levels Of Uric Acid At Increased Risk For Hypertension
Source: Gout News From Medical News Today [2012.05.03]
Teens with high levels of uric acid appear to be at increased risk for high blood pressure, according to results of research from scientists at Johns Hopkins Children's Center...
High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) Quiz: Test Your Medical IQ
Source: MedicineNet amlodipine and benazepril Specialty [2011.02.16]
Title: High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) Quiz: Test Your Medical IQ
Category: MedicineNet Quiz
Created: 2/9/2011 12:56:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 2/16/2011 5:47:08 PM
Picture of Hypertension
Source: MedicineNet Renal Artery Stenosis Specialty [2011.02.03]
Title: Picture of Hypertension
Created: 2/3/2011 1:47:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 2/3/2011 1:47:29 PM
Source: MedicineNet Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt Specialty [2008.09.13]
Title: Portal Hypertension
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 1/31/2005 8:20:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/13/2008 12:00:00 AM
Renal Denervation Safe in Real-World Setting (CME/CE)
Source: MedPageToday.com - medical news plus CME for physicians [2013.05.25]
PARIS (MedPage Today) -- Out in everyday practice, renal denervation with the Symplicity device safely lowers blood pressure in patients with hypertension, preliminary results from the Global SYMPLICITY registry showed.
Pregnancy Risks with Sleep-Disordered Breathing (CME/CE)
Source: MedPageToday.com - medical news plus CME for physicians [2013.05.24]
PHILADELPHIA (MedPage Today) -- Gestational hypertension and diabetes occurred significantly more often in women who reported sleep-disordered breathing during pregnancy, pooled data from published studies showed.
Riociguat Shows Promise in Pulmonary HTN (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonology [2013.05.22]
PHILADELPHIA (MedPage Today) -- The investigative agent riociguat increased distance walked by patients diagnosed with pulmonary arterial hypertension, researchers reported here.
JNC 2013: Simplified BP Goal in Sight
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology [2013.05.21]
SAN FRANCISCO (MedPage Today) -- The upcoming JNC 2013 update is likely to go with a hypertension treatment target of 140/90 mm Hg for all but older adults, a panel of experts on the guidelines committee suggested.
Benefits of Yoga on BP
Source: Medscape Family Medicine Headlines [2013.05.20]
Hatha yoga introduced to individuals with hypertension appears to lower blood pressure, and while the reductions in blood pressure aren't earth-shattering, they might just be enough to avoid starting antihypertensive medications, say researchers.
BP Reductions With Renal Denervation Durable to 30 Months
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines [2013.05.19]
New data confirm the long-term efficacy of renal denervation in patients with resistant hypertension. At 30 months, there was a sustained reduction in systolic blood pressure, but this is only the beginning in terms of understanding the potential of the procedure.
What Affects Blood Pressure? Cell Phones, Salt And Yoga
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2013.05.17]
Presented at the 28th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Society of Hypertension Considered the "silent killer," high blood pressure affects approximately one billion people worldwide, including one in three adults in the United States...
Pumpless Paracorporeal Assist Device Helps Infants With Severe Respiratory Failure Survive Until Lung Transplantation
Source: Transplants / Organ Donations News From Medical News Today [2013.05.08]
Adults with end-stage respiratory failure and pulmonary hypertension requiring ECMO (extracorporeal membrane oxygenation) have been "bridged" toward lung transplantation with novel lung assist devices such as the Novalung. This and related devices work based on pumpless application of oxygenators. A presentation by David M...
Grapes Activate Genes Responsible For Antioxidant Defense In The Heart
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2013.05.06]
A study appearing in the Journal of Nutritional BiochemistryÂ¹ demonstrates that grapes are able to reduce heart failure associated with chronic high blood pressure (hypertension) by increasing the activity of several genes responsible for antioxidant defense in the heart tissue...
New Advances In The Management Of Patients With Cirrhosis
Source: Liver Disease / Hepatitis News From Medical News Today [2013.04.30]
New data from clinical studies presented for the first time at the International Liver Congress™ 2013 provide new rationale for an old and established treatment option for portal hypertension.1 Additionally, spleen stiffness predicts the occurrence of clinical complications, which is of paramount importance in clinical practice...
News From The Journal Of Clinical Investigation: April 24, 2013
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2013.04.25]
An ACE in the hole for hypertension There are multiple environmental triggers that contribute to high blood pressure (hypertension), including aging, obesity, stress, alcohol intake, and excess dietary salt; however, the physiological mechanisms that are regulated by these triggers are not fully understood...
Beetroot Juice Can Help Lower Blood Pressure
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2013.04.16]
A cup of beetroot juice a day can help lower blood pressure in patients with hypertension, according to a new study. The study was conducted by researchers from Queen Mary, University of London and was published in the American Heart Association journal Hypertension...
Women With Lupus Have A Higher Risk For Preeclampsia
Source: Lupus News From Medical News Today [2012.11.03]
DMARD Use Rare in Pregnancy; May Pose Slight Preeclampsia Risk New research reports that women with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) have a two-fold increase in risk of preeclampsia - a dangerous condition in which pregnant women develop high blood pressure (hypertension) and protein in their urine (proteinuria) after 20 weeks of gestation...
Lupus Increases Risk For Preeclampsia In Pregnancy
Source: Lupus News From Medical News Today [2012.11.01]
New research reports that women with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) have a two-fold increase in risk of preeclampsia - a dangerous condition in which pregnant women develop high blood pressure (hypertension) and protein in their urine (proteinuria) after 20 weeks of gestation...
FDA Warns About Sildenafil in Kids with PAH
Source: MedPage Today Product Alert [2012.08.31]
The FDA has cautioned against using sildenafil (Revatio) to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension in children younger than 17, after an unexpectedly high rate of mortality in a clinical trial.
BUSM Study Finds Gout And Hyperuricemia On The Rise In The U.S.
Source: Gout News From Medical News Today [2012.06.28]
Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have found that the incidence of gout and hyperuricemia (high uric acid levels) in the U.S. has risen significantly over the last 20 years and is associated with major medical disorders like hypertension and chronic kidney disease...
Gout And Hyperuricemia On The Rise In The U.S.
Source: Gout News From Medical News Today [2012.06.28]
Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) researchers have found that the incidence of gout and hyperuricemia (high uric acid levels) in the U.S. has risen significantly over the last 20 years and is associated with major medical disorders like hypertension and chronic kidney disease...
Improving Weight Loss Success By Putting Focus On Immediate Health Benefits
Source: Body Aches News From Medical News Today [2010.08.12]
Most weight loss programs try to motivate individuals with warnings of the long-term health consequences of obesity: increased risk for cancer, diabetes, hypertension, heart disease and asthma. New research suggests the immediate health benefits - such as reduced pain - may be the most effective motivator for helping obese individuals shed extra weight and commit to keeping it off...
Shock wave therapy for kidney stones linked to diabetes
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Urology
Mayo Clinic researchers are sounding an alert about side effects of shock wave lithotripsy such as diabetes, hypertension.