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Antihypertensive Use In Pregnancy Linked With Congenital Heart Defects

Antihypertensive Use In Pregnancy Linked With Congenital Heart Defects

Antihypertensive use in the month prior to conception through the third month of pregnancy resulted in an increased risk for congenital heart defects.

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Antihypertensive Use In Pregnancy Linked With Congenital Heart Defects

Antihypertensive Use In Pregnancy Linked With Congenital Heart Defects

Antihypertensive use in the month prior to conception through the third month of pregnancy resulted in an increased risk for congenital heart defects.

HOPE-3: Hitting Pause on the Blood Pressure Gauge

HOPE-3: Hitting Pause on the Blood Pressure Gauge

How will hypertension therapy be altered by the new SPRINT and HOPE-3 trial results?

Implications of SPRINT: How Should Clinicians Respond?

Implications of SPRINT: How Should Clinicians Respond?

Clinicians, including 2 SPRINT investigators, share their perspectives on what the trial findings mean for hypertension treatment in clinical practice.

Guidelines for Management of Hypertension With Stroke Remain Unclear

Guidelines for Management of Hypertension With Stroke Remain Unclear

Guidelines for hypertension management during acute stroke are based on clinician experience.

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Spironolactone Oral Suspension Formulation Approved by FDA

Spironolactone Oral Suspension Formulation Approved by FDA

The FDA has approved CaroSpir, the first oral liquid formulation of spironolactone for hypertension and heart failure treatment.

Timing of BP Measurements in Orthostatic Hypotension Linked to Adverse Effects

Timing of BP Measurements in Orthostatic Hypotension Linked to Adverse Effects

Blood pressure measurements taken within the first minute of standing from a supine position had the strongest association with adverse outcomes in orthostatic hypotension.

Multiple Cardiometabolic Comorbidities Prevalent in Psoriasis

Multiple Cardiometabolic Comorbidities Prevalent in Psoriasis

Patients with psoriasis have high rates of cardiometabolic comorbidities.

Preterm Preeclampsia Incidence Lowered With Aspirin

Preterm Preeclampsia Incidence Lowered With Aspirin

In women at high risk for preterm preeclampsia, low-dose aspirin treatment resulted in a lower incidence of diagnosis.

Chronic Kidney Disease Benefits From Intensive Blood Pressure Reductions

Chronic Kidney Disease Benefits From Intensive Blood Pressure Reductions

Intensive systolic blood pressure reductions may reduce the risk of cardiovascular events in patients with chronic kidney disease.

Blood Pressure Reductions With SGLT2 Inhibitors in Type 2 Diabetes

Blood Pressure Reductions With SGLT2 Inhibitors in Type 2 Diabetes

Sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors produce an off-target effect on blood pressure in type 2 diabetes patients.

Novel Immunoassay Distinguishes Hypertension From Primary Aldosteronism

Novel Immunoassay Distinguishes Hypertension From Primary Aldosteronism

The new chemiluminescent enzyme immunoassay had strong sensitivity and specificity for detecting aldosteronism.

ACC/AHA/HRS Release First Syncope Management Guidelines

ACC/AHA/HRS Release First Syncope Management Guidelines

The American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association, and the Heart Rhythm Society released a joint guideline on syncope management and treatment.

Childhood Asthma Linked With Increased Left Ventricular Mass In Adulthood

Childhood Asthma Linked With Increased Left Ventricular Mass In Adulthood

Greater left ventricle mass and left ventricle mass indexed to height were found in participants with a history of childhood asthma.

Peripheral Artery Disease-Related Leg Ischemia and Antihypertensive Use

Peripheral Artery Disease-Related Leg Ischemia and Antihypertensive Use

Mean arterial pressure in patients with peripheral artery disease decreased as a result of antihypertensive medication.

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