The FDA has approved CaroSpir, the first oral liquid formulation of spironolactone for hypertension and heart failure treatment.
Marijuana increases by 3-fold the risk for hypertension-related mortality.
Blood pressure measurements taken within the first minute of standing from a supine position had the strongest association with adverse outcomes in orthostatic hypotension.
Risk factors for dementia include midlife vascular risk factors such as hypertension, diabetes and smoking.
Increased blood pressure variability is associated with a higher risk of all-cause dementia, vascular dementia, and Alzheimer's disease in the elderly.
Patients with psoriasis have high rates of cardiometabolic comorbidities.
An estimated sodium intake of 3.7 g/day or above is associated with left ventricular longitudinal strain, circumferential strain, and e' velocity.
In women at high risk for preterm preeclampsia, low-dose aspirin treatment resulted in a lower incidence of diagnosis.
Slow and steady weight gain in early or middle adulthood can increase risk of chronic diseases like hypertension.
Intensive systolic blood pressure reductions may reduce the risk of cardiovascular events in patients with chronic kidney disease.
Rates of preeclampsia are on the rise in the United States exacting an economic toll.
Sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors produce an off-target effect on blood pressure in type 2 diabetes patients.
The new chemiluminescent enzyme immunoassay had strong sensitivity and specificity for detecting aldosteronism.
The American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association, and the Heart Rhythm Society released a joint guideline on syncope management and treatment.
Greater left ventricle mass and left ventricle mass indexed to height were found in participants with a history of childhood asthma.
Mean arterial pressure in patients with peripheral artery disease decreased as a result of antihypertensive medication.
Herbal alternatives used in traditional Chinese medicine may help treat or prevent cardiovascular disease.
Visit-to-visit systolic blood pressure variability may be a better predictor of cardiovascular events and death than traditional risk factors.
Women with preeclampsia have up to a 6-fold risk of pregnancy-associated stroke.
Intensive systolic blood pressure treatment outcomes were similar between groups of patients with prediabetes and with normal fasting blood glucose levels.
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.
New reports found that 70% of home blood pressure monitor readings are inaccurate.
Appointment-based models improve medication-taking behavior.
Data from 15 randomized controlled trials were examined to determine rates of "clinically important reductions" in severe hypertension in pregnant women.
No differences were observed between pravastatin and usual care for CHD events, cause-specific deaths, stroke, cancer, and combination fatal CHD or nonfatal MI.
Significantly lower blood pressure can reduce cardiovascular disease mortality risk.
Patients with vasodilatory shock benefited from adjunctive angiotensin II therapy.
An increase in systolic blood pressure was found in individuals living in racial segregated neighborhoods.
Achieving a systolic blood pressure goal of <120 mm Hg may have adverse cardiovascular effects for some patients.
Statin therapy did not show benefit in the primary prevention for all-cause mortality or coronary heart disease events in adults older than 65 years of age.
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- Reduced GFR Associated With Increased Atrial Fibrillation Risk
- Biomarker-Based Model Predicts Mortalty in Coronary Heart Disease
- Assessing Chest Pain in ER With Short-term Risk Stratification Tool
- Cardiac Rehabilitation: Changes, Challenges, and Clinician Perspectives
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- Newly Diagnosed Atrial Fibrillation Benefits From Cardiology Care vs Primary Care
- Noncalcified, High-Risk Coronary Plaque Burden Increased With Psoriasis
- Case Study: Cardiac Manifestations of Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Preventing Venous Thromboembolism After Hip, Knee Arthoplasty: Comparing Anticoagulant Efficacy
- Patients Report Breakdowns in Hospital Care
- Evolocumab Added to Statin Therapy Does Not Affect Cognition
- Risk Stratification Using Platelet Aggregation in Stable CAD