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Tekturna HCT (Aliskiren / Hydrochlorothiazide) - News


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Yoga Improves Quality of Life in Pulmonary Hypertension
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines [2016.04.29]
Adults with pulmonary arterial hypertension could derive some relief from yoga, results from a preliminary study suggest. The 12-week program eased anxiety and depression, among other measures.
Medscape Medical News

RA: Hypertension, High LDL Often Missed or Undertreated
Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines [2016.04.25]
Patients with rheumatoid arthritis are likely to need more intensive monitoring and treatment of cardiovascular risk factors, but often receive less.
Medscape Medical News

Healthy diet could lower hypertension risk for women with gestational diabetes
Source: Diabetes News From Medical News Today [2016.04.19]
Researchers have found that the long-term risk of high blood pressure that is caused by pregnancy-related diabetes could be reduced by following a healthy diet.

Pulmonary Hypertension
Source: MedicineNet Fainting Specialty [2016.03.30]
Title: Pulmonary Hypertension
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/30/2016 12:00:00 AM

High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) Quiz: Test Your Medical IQ
Source: MedicineNet Nosebleed Specialty [2016.01.05]
Title: High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) Quiz: Test Your Medical IQ
Category: MedicineNet Quiz
Created: 2/9/2011 12:56:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 1/5/2016 2:12:26 PM

Portal Hypertension
Source: MedicineNet Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt Specialty [2015.05.29]
Title: Portal Hypertension
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 1/31/2005 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/29/2015 12:00:00 AM

Picture of Hypertension
Source: MedicineNet betaxolol ophthalmic Specialty [2014.12.09]
Title: Picture of Hypertension
Category: Images
Created: 2/3/2011 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/9/2014 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

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

Preconception CV Risk: Effects on HTN Disorders of Pregnancy
Source: theheart.org | Medscape Cardiology Headlines [2016.04.29]
Gestational hypertension and preeclampsia shared some potentially modifiable preconception risk factors in a cohort study; but perhaps tellingly, some of their risk factors differed.
Heartwire from Medscape

Make the Diagnosis: Dizziness Dilemma
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology [2016.04.26]
(MedPage Today) -- Case Findings: The patient is a 42-year-old African American man who presents with a complaint of dizziness lightheadedness which occurred when he was standing up to go to the rest room 3 days ago. He denies any previous syncopal episodes. He has medically managed hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, cardiomyopathy with last ejection fraction of 35% with defibrillator placement 4 months previous. His ICD did not fire during the episode. His last cardiac catheterization prior to ICD implantation revealed normal coronaries. Patient has been compliant with metoprolol 25 mg twice daily, lisinopril 10 mg daily, atorvastatin 40 mg daily. He denies any new medical regimen. His vital signs are BP 100/80 mm Hg and HR 66/min. His physical examination is normal without any clinical evidence of decompensation. ECG is shown below. What is the next best course of action?

Can health coaches improve care of insured patients with chronic diseases?
Source: Diabetes News From Medical News Today [2016.04.21]
In a real-world study in which low-cost, unlicensed health coaches were part of a team-based primary care approach to managing insured patients with diabetes and/or hypertension, patients reported a...

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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