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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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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.

Systolic Blood Pressure Variability Independently Predicts CV Events and Death in Diabetes

Systolic Blood Pressure Variability Independently Predicts CV Events and Death in Diabetes

Visit-to-visit systolic blood pressure variability may be a better predictor of cardiovascular events and death than traditional risk factors.

Pregnancy-Associated Stroke in Women With Preeclampsia

Pregnancy-Associated Stroke in Women With Preeclampsia

Women with preeclampsia have up to a 6-fold risk of pregnancy-associated stroke.

Cardiovascular Events Reduced With Intensive Blood Pressure Control

Cardiovascular Events Reduced With Intensive Blood Pressure Control

Intensive systolic blood pressure treatment outcomes were similar between groups of patients with prediabetes and with normal fasting blood glucose levels.

Biomarkers Linking SLE-Associated Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Biomarkers Linking SLE-Associated Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Mortality rates in SLE-associated pulmonary arterial hypertension are higher compared to the general SLE population even-though diagnostic and treatment strategy have improved in the last 50 years.

How Accurate Are Home Blood Pressure Monitor Readings?

How Accurate Are Home Blood Pressure Monitor Readings?

New reports found that 70% of home blood pressure monitor readings are inaccurate.

Reducing Severe, Chronic Hypertension in Pregnancy With Antihypertensive Therapy

Reducing Severe, Chronic Hypertension in Pregnancy With Antihypertensive Therapy

Data from 15 randomized controlled trials were examined to determine rates of "clinically important reductions" in severe hypertension in pregnant women.

Is Pravastatin Effective as Primary Prevention Against CHD Events in Elderly?

Is Pravastatin Effective as Primary Prevention Against CHD Events in Elderly?

No differences were observed between pravastatin and usual care for CHD events, cause-specific deaths, stroke, cancer, and combination fatal CHD or nonfatal MI.

Cardiovascular Disease Mortality Risk Reduced With Significantly Lower Blood Pressure Targets

Cardiovascular Disease Mortality Risk Reduced With Significantly Lower Blood Pressure Targets

Significantly lower blood pressure can reduce cardiovascular disease mortality risk.

Angiotensin II Improves Blood Pressure With Vasodilatory Shock

Angiotensin II Improves Blood Pressure With Vasodilatory Shock

Patients with vasodilatory shock benefited from adjunctive angiotensin II therapy.

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