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Research suggests team-based care is most effective way to control hypertension
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2014.10.24]
Patients diagnosed with high blood pressure are given better control of their condition from a physician-pharmacist collaborative intervention than physician management alone, according to new...

Exalenz Bioscience launches pivotal study of world's first breath-based test to diagnose clinically significant portal hypertension
Source: Clinical Trials / Drug Trials News From Medical News Today [2014.10.23]
Exalenz Bioscience, a leader in developing and marketing non-invasive medical devices for diagnosing and monitoring a range of gastrointestinal and liver diseases, announced the start of a pivotal...

Binge drinking in young men linked with increased risk of hypertension
Source: Alcohol / Addiction / Illegal Drugs News From Medical News Today [2014.10.21]
Binge drinking in early adulthood is associated with an increased likelihood of high blood pressure in males, while low to moderate alcohol use in early adulthood is associated with a decreased...

Uncontrolled hypertension highest among patients with moderate-to-severe psoriasis
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2014.10.20]
Patients with moderate and severe psoriasis have the greatest likelihood of uncontrolled hypertension compared to patients without psoriasis.

UF researchers use plants to study new ways of delivering drugs for pulmonary hypertension
Source: Endocrinology News From Medical News Today [2014.10.17]
UF researchers are using the leaves of plants to study new ways to deliver drugs that treat pulmonary hypertension, a disease with few treatment options, according to a study published online in...

Living closer to major roadways increases hypertension risk
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2014.10.03]
A new study in the Journal of the American Heart Association reports a significant association between living near a major roadway and the risk of high blood pressure.

Hypertension may be initiated by an autoimmune response
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2014.09.19]
High blood pressure is a major risk factor for heart attack, stroke, chronic heart failure, and kidney disease.

Dementia risk reduction through tobacco control and better prevention, detection and control of hypertension and diabetes
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2014.09.18]
The World Alzheimer Report 2014 'Dementia and Risk Reduction: An analysis of protective and modifiable factors', calls for dementia to be integrated into both global and national public health...

Men who improve their fitness levels can hold off development of hypertension
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2014.09.17]
A man's cardiorespiratory fitness can drastically delay the natural, age-associated increase of his blood pressure over his adult life span.

Experts raise concern over unnecessary treatment of mild hypertension in low risk people
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2014.09.15]
Lowering the drug threshold for high blood pressure (hypertension) has exposed millions of low-risk people around the world to drug treatment of uncertain benefit at huge cost to health systems...

Calorie restriction improves sleep apnea, hypertension in obese people
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2014.09.12]
Restricting calories may improve obstructive sleep apnea and reduce high blood pressure in obese adults, according to a study presented at the American Heart Association's High Blood Pressure...

Potential to treat pulmonary hypertension with protein in 'good cholesterol'
Source: Cholesterol News From Medical News Today [2014.09.01]
Oxidized lipids are known to play a key role in inflaming blood vessels and hardening arteries, which causes diseases like atherosclerosis.

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

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

Sticking To Healthy Lifestyle Predicts Lower HF Risk: WHI
Source: theheart.org | Medscape Cardiology Headlines [2014.10.21]
In the cohort of postmenopausal, generally healthy women, the inverse association between a "healthy lifestyle" and risk of later heart failure was independent of CAD, hypertension, and diabetes.
Heartwire

FDA Adds Everolimus to Watch List
Source: Medscape Nephrology Headlines [2014.10.21]
Signal for possible hypertension risk leads FDA to add kidney cancer drug everolimus to watch list.
Medscape Medical News

Low-Sodium for Low BP: Is There a Better Way?
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular [2014.10.21]
(MedPage Today) -- An expert says overall diet and exercise will do more to combat hypertension.

Office Visits Linked to National HTN Control
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular [2014.10.21]
(MedPage Today) -- Hypertension treatment: is this as good as it gets?

BP Control Poor in Psoriasis Patients
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology [2014.10.17]
(MedPage Today) -- Extensive skin involvement linked with uncontrolled hypertension.

New pathway identified that links the brain to high blood pressure
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2014.10.06]
Discovery could eventually lead to new treatments for hypertension and heart failureNew research by scientists at the Ottawa Heart Institute and the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM...

The challenges of ageing with an intellectual disability
Source: Bones / Orthopedics News From Medical News Today [2014.10.03]
Report from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland showed an almost doubling of dementia in those with Down syndrome and significantly reduced risk of heart attack and hypertensionA new report launched...

Factors related to increased blood pressure
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2014.09.11]
Hypertension is the most prevalent chronic disease worldwide. Lifestyle behaviors for its prevention and control are recommended within worldwide guidelines.

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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