Treatment with amlodipine was found to be more effective at reducing the long-term risk for gout compared with treatment with lisinopril or chlorthalidone in older adults with hypertension.
Isolated diastolic hypertension, as defined in the 2017 ACC/AHA guideline was found to be more prevalent compared with IDH defined according to a 2003 recommendation.
Many women readmitted for postpartum hypertension had no prior diagnosis of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy.
Working >40 hours per week is associated with an increased risk for masked and sustained hypertension in white-collar workers, a study in Hypertension reports.
Seasonal variation in vitamin D status may explain seasonal variation in hypertensive disorders of pregnancy.
Hypertension, smoking, and the levels of triglycerides were found to be independently associated with the risk for cardiovascular disease in patients with dysbetalipoproteinemia.
The prescribing to patients with hypertension with or without comorbidities of optimized drug combinations with complementary modes of action for the lowering of blood pressure was not found to be widely adopted.
Variability in systolic blood pressure in young adults is associated with an increased subsequent risk for CVD events and all-cause mortality.
Intensive systolic blood pressure control lowers the risk for major cardiovascular events, cognitive impairment, and death in older adults.
Hyperuricemia may represent a risk factor for stroke, and severe hypertension may mediate this association.