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ESH/ESC Publish Hypertension Guidelines
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines [2013.06.15]
The new guidelines make <140 mm Hg the treatment target for all individuals, with a few minor exceptions, and say that all the drug classes have a role in reducing blood pressure. In addition, the ESH/ESC guidelines emphasize a role for ABPM and reiterate their emphasis on combination therapy.
Vitamin D Can Help Prevent Hypertension
Source: Health News from Medical News Today [2013.06.15]
The world's largest study to examine the link between vitamin D levels and hypertension has found that low levels of Vitamin D can be a major cause of hypertension. Researchers presented their findings at the annual conference of the European Society of Human Genetics (ESHG). Data were gathered from 35 studies, which included more than 155,000 participants from different parts of Europe and North America. Dr. Vimal Karani S, from the Institute of Child Health, University College London, London, UK, led the study...
Hypertension Risk Drops with Volunteer Work (CME/CE)
Source: MedPageToday.com - medical news plus CME for physicians [2013.06.14]
(MedPage Today) -- Older adults had a significantly lower risk of developing hypertension if they performed at least 200 hours of volunteer service in the previous year, a longitudinal survey showed.
Link Clarified Between Hypertension And Vitamin D Deficiency
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2013.06.12]
Low levels of vitamin D can trigger hypertension, according to the world's largest study to examine the causal association between the two. Although observational studies have already shown this link, a large-scale genetic study was necessary before the cause and effect could be proven, the annual conference of the European Society of Human Genetics (ESHG) heard. Dr...
Source: MedicineNet Cirrhosis 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
Sleep Apnea A Greater Risk For Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Or Hypertension
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2013.06.05]
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) is advising anyone with Type 2 diabetes or hypertension to be evaluated for sleep apnea by a board-certified sleep medicine physician. The recommendation comes as the group of international clinicians and researchers meets in Baltimore for SLEEP 2013, the foremost gathering of sleep experts annually...
Dietary Exposure To Certain Plastics May Play A Hidden Role In Epidemic Increases In Childhood Hypertension
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2013.05.24]
Plastic additives known as phthalates (pronounced THAL-ates) are odorless, colorless and just about everywhere: They turn up in flooring, plastic cups, beach balls, plastic wrap, intravenous tubing and - according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - the bodies of most Americans. Once perceived as harmless, phthalates have come under increasing scrutiny...
Surprising Findings On Hypertension In Adolescents
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2013.05.07]
Teenagers with high blood pressure appear to have better psychological adjustment and enjoy higher quality of life than those with normal blood pressure, suggests a study in the May issue of Psychosomatic Medicine: Journal of Biobehavioral Medicine, the official journal of the American Psychosomatic Society...
Preeclampsia (Pregnancy Induced Hypertension)
Source: MedicineNet Hydronephrosis 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 amlodipine and benazepril 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 Renal Artery Stenosis Specialty [2011.02.03]
Title: Picture of Hypertension
Created: 2/3/2011 1:47:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 2/3/2011 1:47:29 PM
Low Vitamin D Causes High BP, Study Shows (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular [2013.06.12]
(MedPage Today) -- A genetic study of more than 150,000 individuals internationally has confirmed a causal association between low levels of vitamin D and hypertension, researchers reported.
What Affects Blood Pressure? Cell Phones, Salt And Yoga
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2013.05.17]
Presented at the 28th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Society of Hypertension Considered the "silent killer," high blood pressure affects approximately one billion people worldwide, including one in three adults in the United States...
Pumpless Paracorporeal Assist Device Helps Infants With Severe Respiratory Failure Survive Until Lung Transplantation
Source: Transplants / Organ Donations News From Medical News Today [2013.05.08]
Adults with end-stage respiratory failure and pulmonary hypertension requiring ECMO (extracorporeal membrane oxygenation) have been "bridged" toward lung transplantation with novel lung assist devices such as the Novalung. This and related devices work based on pumpless application of oxygenators. A presentation by David M...
Grapes Activate Genes Responsible For Antioxidant Defense In The Heart
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2013.05.06]
A study appearing in the Journal of Nutritional BiochemistryÂ¹ demonstrates that grapes are able to reduce heart failure associated with chronic high blood pressure (hypertension) by increasing the activity of several genes responsible for antioxidant defense in the heart tissue...
News From The Journal Of Clinical Investigation: April 24, 2013
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2013.04.25]
An ACE in the hole for hypertension There are multiple environmental triggers that contribute to high blood pressure (hypertension), including aging, obesity, stress, alcohol intake, and excess dietary salt; however, the physiological mechanisms that are regulated by these triggers are not fully understood...
Women With Lupus Have A Higher Risk For Preeclampsia
Source: Lupus News From Medical News Today [2012.11.03]
DMARD Use Rare in Pregnancy; May Pose Slight Preeclampsia Risk New research reports that women with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) have a two-fold increase in risk of preeclampsia - a dangerous condition in which pregnant women develop high blood pressure (hypertension) and protein in their urine (proteinuria) after 20 weeks of gestation...
Lupus Increases Risk For Preeclampsia In Pregnancy
Source: Lupus News From Medical News Today [2012.11.01]
New research reports that women with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) have a two-fold increase in risk of preeclampsia - a dangerous condition in which pregnant women develop high blood pressure (hypertension) and protein in their urine (proteinuria) after 20 weeks of gestation...
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.
BUSM Study Finds Gout And Hyperuricemia On The Rise In The U.S.
Source: Gout News From Medical News Today [2012.06.28]
Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have found that the incidence of gout and hyperuricemia (high uric acid levels) in the U.S. has risen significantly over the last 20 years and is associated with major medical disorders like hypertension and chronic kidney disease...
Gout And Hyperuricemia On The Rise In The U.S.
Source: Gout News From Medical News Today [2012.06.28]
Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) researchers have found that the incidence of gout and hyperuricemia (high uric acid levels) in the U.S. has risen significantly over the last 20 years and is associated with major medical disorders like hypertension and chronic kidney disease...
Improving Weight Loss Success By Putting Focus On Immediate Health Benefits
Source: Body Aches News From Medical News Today [2010.08.12]
Most weight loss programs try to motivate individuals with warnings of the long-term health consequences of obesity: increased risk for cancer, diabetes, hypertension, heart disease and asthma. New research suggests the immediate health benefits - such as reduced pain - may be the most effective motivator for helping obese individuals shed extra weight and commit to keeping it off...
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.