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Hypertension before the age of 55 increases risk of cardiovascular death
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2017.05.19]
When someone gets diagnosed with hypertension, either early (before the age of 55) or later in life, can have important health ramifications.

Simple blood tests lead to improved hypertension treatment in African countries
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2017.05.04]
Using two simple blood tests, Western University researchers were able to drastically improve treatment for resistant hypertension across three sites in Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa.

Diabetes and hypertension: What is the relationship?
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2017.04.29]
Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is linked to diabetes, and each condition can make the other worse. How can people reduce the associated risks?

Endocrine Society issues statement to improve detection of curable forms of hypertension
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2017.04.10]
A new Scientific Statement issued by the Endocrine Society advises healthcare providers on ways to spot hormonal causes of high blood pressure that can be cured with surgery or treated effectively...

High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
Source: MedicineNet Polycystic Ovary Specialty [2017.03.31]
Title: High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 1/15/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/31/2017 12:00:00 AM

New role for immune cells in preventing diabetes and hypertension
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2017.03.20]
Immune cells which are reduced in number by obesity could be a new target to treat diseases such as type 2 diabetes and hypertension that affect overweight people, according to a collaborative...

New guidelines raise upper hypertension limit for 'otherwise healthy' over-60s
Source: Nursing / Midwifery News From Medical News Today [2017.01.17]
New guidelines say treat otherwise healthy patients aged 60 and older when persistent systolic blood pressure is at or above 150 mm Hg, not 140 mm Hg.

Portal Hypertension
Source: MedicineNet nitroglycerin Specialty [2016.09.06]
Title: Portal Hypertension
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 1/31/2005 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/6/2016 12:00:00 AM

High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) Quiz: Symptoms, Signs & Causes
Source: MedicineNet amlodipine and benazepril Specialty [2016.01.05]
Title: High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) Quiz: Symptoms, Signs & Causes
Category: MedicineNet Quiz
Created: 2/9/2011 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/5/2016 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

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

Higher BMI linked with increased risk of high blood pressure, heart disease, type 2 diabetes
Source: Diabetes News From Medical News Today [2017.07.06]
Results of a new study add to the evidence of an association between higher body mass index (BMI) and increased risk of cardiometabolic diseases such as hypertension, coronary heart disease, type 2...

Smaller dose combos of blood pressure meds may be effective with fewer side effects
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2017.06.06]
Quarter-dose combinations of blood pressure lowering medications appear to be effective in treating hypertension and result in fewer side effects for patients than a single dose of one drug...

High blood pressure: Sodium may not be the culprit
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2017.04.25]
Over recent years, salt has been labelled as a hypertension-causing monster. A new study asks whether this accusation might be somewhat overblown.

Potassium as important as sodium for healthy blood pressure
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2017.04.08]
High sodium intake is known to impact blood pressure. A recent review demonstrates that potassium intake may also be important in reducing hypertension.

High uric acid levels in young children may result in higher blood pressure later on
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2017.03.20]
A new article published in the American Journal of Hypertension finds that very young children with increased uric acid levels had higher blood pressure at 3 years of age.

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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