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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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PCSK9 Inhibitor Does Not Affect Cognitive Function

PCSK9 Inhibitor Does Not Affect Cognitive Function

Evolocumab is not associated with adverse cognitive effects even when low low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels have been achieved.

Hypertension During Pregnancy Increases Risk for Future CVD

Hypertension During Pregnancy Increases Risk for Future CVD

Women who experience gestational hypertension are at a greater risk for future hypertension and ischemic heart disease compared with women who have preeclampsia.

Cognitive Function May Improve With Lower SBP in Black Patients

Cognitive Function May Improve With Lower SBP in Black Patients

Among black patients treated for hypertension, a systolic blood pressure (SBP) level of ≤120 mmHg results in no significant cognitive deficits

Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy Associated With Increased Risk for CVD Postpartum

Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy Associated With Increased Risk for CVD Postpartum

Women with hypertensive disorders in pregnancy are at increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease and hypertension postpartum.

ADA Issues Position Statement on Hypertension Management in Diabetes

ADA Issues Position Statement on Hypertension Management in Diabetes

The American Diabetes Association has updated its recommendations on the assessment and treatment of hypertension in individuals with diabetes.

Angioedema Risk With Aliskiren vs Beta-Blockers Compared

Angioedema Risk With Aliskiren vs Beta-Blockers Compared

The risk of angioedema is likely comparable between aliskiren and beta blockers.

AAP Clinical Practice Guideline: Managing Hypertension in Children

AAP Clinical Practice Guideline: Managing Hypertension in Children

The American Academy of Pediatrics has released updated clinical practice guidelines for the diagnosis and management of hypertension in children.

RHC Parameters Useful in Predicting Pulmonary Hypertension Outcomes

RHC Parameters Useful in Predicting Pulmonary Hypertension Outcomes

The ratio of hemodynamic markers derived from right heart catheterization can predict treatment outcomes in patients with pulmonary hypertension.

Independent Predictors of Silent Coronary Artery Disease in Asymptomatic Diabetes

Independent Predictors of Silent Coronary Artery Disease in Asymptomatic Diabetes

Smoking, duration of diabetes, and male sex were among several independent predictors of silent coronary artery disease in patients with asymptomatic diabetes.

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.

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