Four-year-olds with excess weight have an increased risk for high blood pressure at age 6 years.
The risk for cardiovascular events and all-cause mortality is increased for individuals with untreated white coat hypertension.
Hypertension may be associated with degree of glucocorticoid suppression and peripheral activation in postmenopausal women.
Lower urinary sodium excretion correlated with reduced blood pressure in people at low cardiovascular risk, but this was not associated with reduced cardiovascular events.
It is challenging for CKD patients to stay on spironolactone therapy because it can increase the risk of hyperkalemia, according to researchers.
Researchers evaluated the safety and efficacy of firibastat to lower blood pressure in a diverse high-risk population of patients with hypertension.
Sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors reduce systolic/diastolic blood pressure in type 2 diabetes in a flat dose-response relationship.
Intense antihypertensive treatment with perindopril-indapamide may reduce all-cause mortality and major vascular events in type 2 diabetes, irrespective of baseline blood pressure or 10-year risk for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
For Russian Mayak nuclear enterprise workers occupationally exposed to ionizing radiation, hypertension incidence is associated with cumulative liver-absorbed dose from external γ-rays.
Highest risk for cardiovascular disease mortality seen for those with work stress and impaired sleep in hypertension.