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New understanding of pulmonary hypertension leads to promising drug targets
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2016.08.22]
A groundbreaking new study led by researchers from the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC has identified a new group of compounds that could have robust effects in treating pulmonary hypertension...
Study suggests ways to block hypertension in those with sleep apnea
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2016.08.17]
Obstructive sleep apnea - a disorder that affects nearly one out of four people between the ages of 30 and 70 - is a common cause of high blood pressure. In the Aug.
Hypertension prevalence higher in lower-income countries for the first time
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2016.08.09]
New research indicates that the prevalence of high blood pressure in low- and middle-income countries has overtaken that of high-income countries.
To beat hypertension, take the 'clinic' to the people
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2016.08.08]
Study aims to eliminate racial differences in outcomes of blood pressure control programs.
Can drugs that treat hypertension also treat depression?
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2016.08.01]
In the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, the relationship of drugs that are generally used for treating hypertension (angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors) are examined in...
Move away from treating hypertension as disease
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2016.07.25]
Doctors should move away from the hypertensive model of care and towards a cardiovascular risk approach when managing blood pressure, according to a Perspective published online by the Medical...
Hard-to-treat hypertension may jeopardize sleep apnea patients' heart health
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2016.07.19]
In a study of patients with hypertension, those with resistant hypertension - meaning that their blood pressure remained elevated despite concurrent use of three antihypertensive agents of...
Stroke is largely preventable, with hypertension confirmed as biggest risk factor, according to global study
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2016.07.18]
Ten potentially modifiable risk factors account for 90% of strokes worldwide, but regional variation should be considered, says study.
Prehypertension during pregnancy could lead to cardiovascular risks
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2016.06.28]
Pregnant women who experience persistent blood pressure elevations in the upper ranges of normal may be at high risk of developing metabolic syndrome and increased cardiovascular risk after giving...
Blood test shows promise in gauging severity of pulmonary arterial hypertension
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2016.06.22]
Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers report that rising blood levels of a protein called hematoma derived growth factor (HDGF) are linked to the increasing severity of pulmonary arterial...
Aircraft noise may cause hypertension and organ damage
Source: Water - Air Quality / Agriculture News From Medical News Today [2016.06.18]
The negative health implications of exposure to aircraft sound are slowly being uncovered. Hypertension and organ damage are the latest to join the list.
High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) Quiz: Test Your Medical IQ
Source: MedicineNet amlodipine 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
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
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
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
FDA Warns Former Sun Pharma U.S. Drug Factory Over Quality Concerns
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines [2016.08.26]
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has pulled up a former Sun Pharmaceutical drug factory for "knowingly" releasing 27 lots of the hypertension drug clonidine last year, despite proof that the raw materials used may have been contaminated.
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Improving Medication Adherence: ConsultantLive & Rheumatology Network
Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology [2016.08.16]
(MedPage Today) -- Also, how important are hypertension goals?
High blood pressure by itself is not necessarily an emergency
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2016.07.11]
Visits to emergency departments for patients with hypertension increased by 64 percent between 2002 and 2012 while hospitalizations for those visits declined by 28 percent.
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.