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New Hypertension After 80 Linked to Lower Dementia Risk
Source: Medscape NeurologyHeadlines [2014.07.14]
New results from the 90+ Study show new hypertension after 80 years of age not only doesn't increase dementia risk but is actually associated with reduced risk.
Medscape Medical News

Treatment-resistant hypertension requires proper diagnosis
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2014.07.09]
High blood pressure - also known as hypertension - is widespread, but treatment often fails. One in five people with hypertension does not respond to therapy.

Hypertension, antihypertension medication and risk of psoriasis
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2014.07.04]
Women with long-term high blood pressure (hypertension) appear to be at an increased risk for the skin condition psoriasis, and long-term use of beta (β)-blocker medication to treat hypertension...

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.

Genetic study suggests causal link between vitamin D deficiency and hypertension
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2014.06.27]
New genetic research provides compelling evidence that low levels of vitamin D have a causal role in the development of high blood pressure (hypertension).

Hidden origins of pulmonary hypertension revealed by network modeling
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2014.06.24]
In a groundbreaking study, researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) have identified a related family of molecules believed to be a major root cause of pulmonary hypertension, a deadly...

Doctors and nurses use free online game to improve patients' hypertension
Source: Medical Students / Training 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

HTN May Halt Dementia in Very Elderly
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology [2014.07.14]
COPENHAGEN (MedPage Today) -- Among individuals who developed hypertension at age 90 or later, their risk of also developing dementia was dramatically lower than other very elderly people whose blood pressure remained normal.

Growing old with HIV: Age-related diseases are bigger problem for African American women
Source: Diabetes News From Medical News Today [2014.07.10]
For African American women in their 50's and 60's, self-managing their HIV as they age is proving to be less of a challenge than dealing with age-related diseases such as diabetes or hypertension...

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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