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Exforge HCT (Amlodipine Besylate / Hydrochlorothiazide / Valsartan) - News


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CDC study shows higher rates of hypertension among adults with disabilities
Source: Cardiovascular / Cardiology News From Medical News Today [2014.08.15]
CDC researchers report that adults with disabilities had higher rates of hypertension compared to adults without disabilities.

Study examines midlife hypertension and cognitive change over 20-year period
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2014.08.05]
Hypertension in middle age (48 to 67 years) was associated with a greater, although still a modest, decline in cognition over a 20-year period compared with individuals who had normal blood...

Gis map details program aimed at increasing hypertension education using barbershops
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2014.07.24]
Heart disease and stroke are the second and fourth leading causes of death among black men in the Mississippi Delta region.

Screening for undiagnosed hypertension via electronic health records
Source: IT / Internet / E-mail News From Medical News Today [2014.07.20]
A new study authored by Northwestern Medicine® researchers found that reviewing electronic health records (EHRs) using algorithms can successfully identify patients with previously undiagnosed...

Risk of hypertension increased in pregnancies resulting from egg donation
Source: Fertility News From Medical News Today [2014.07.02]
With an ever-ageing female patient population, egg donation is an increasingly common treatment in infertility.

Doctors and nurses use free online game to improve patients' hypertension
Source: Nursing / Midwifery News From Medical News Today [2014.05.22]
An online game that teaches doctors and nurses blood pressure-lowering options resulted in their patients reaching a normal blood pressure faster than patients whose healthcare providers received the...

Pseudotumor Cerebri (Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension)
Source: MedicineNet Brain Aneurysm Specialty [2014.04.02]
Title: Pseudotumor Cerebri (Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 11/8/1998 8:47:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 4/2/2014 12:00:00 AM

Pulmonary Hypertension
Source: MedicineNet sildenafil Specialty [2013.11.25]
Title: Pulmonary Hypertension
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/25/2013 12:00:00 AM

High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) Pictures Slideshow: Symptoms, Causes and Treatments
Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure Specialty [2013.07.01]
Title: High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) Pictures Slideshow: Symptoms, Causes and Treatments
Category: Slideshows
Created: 3/9/2011 12:10:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/1/2013 12:00:00 AM

Portal Hypertension
Source: MedicineNet Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt Specialty [2013.06.10]
Title: Portal Hypertension
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 1/31/2005 8:20:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/10/2013 12:00:00 AM

Preeclampsia (Pregnancy Induced Hypertension)
Source: MedicineNet Apgar Score 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 High Blood Pressure 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 betaxolol Specialty [2011.02.03]
Title: Picture of Hypertension
Category: Images
Created: 2/3/2011 1:47:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 2/3/2011 1:47:29 PM

PodMed: A Medical News Roundup From Johns Hopkins (with audio)
Source: MedPageToday.com - medical news plus CME for physicians [2014.08.16]
(MedPage Today) -- This week?s topics include salt and hypertension, chikungunya in the U.S., flexible sigmoidoscopy and colorectal cancer, and body mass index and cancer.

More Data in the Salt Wars (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular [2014.08.13]
(MedPage Today) -- Regulating dietary sodium may not be the only way to attack hypertension, and for most of the world it may not even be realistic, according to new data published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Million Hearts Campaign: Primary Care Lessons
Source: Medscape Family Medicine Headlines [2014.08.11]
The Million Hearts initiative scoured the United States and identified 9 primary care hypertension champions whose strategies are practical and scaleable.
Medscape Family Medicine

Duchenne muscular dystrophy may be treated with erectile dysfunction drug
Source: Muscular Dystrophy / ALS News From Medical News Today [2014.05.08]
Drugs commonly used to treat erectile dysfunction and pulmonary arterial hypertension - sildenafil and tadalafil - could help treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a new study finds.

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.

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.

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