A recent report published in The Journal of Emergency Medicine describes the case of a male patient who experienced HCTZ-induced pulmonary edema that was complicated by ARDS.
To aid in the prevention of preeclampsia, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the US Preventive Services Task Force recommend low-dose aspirin prophylaxis in patients with 1 or more high-risk factors.
Experts call on healthcare providers to diligently focus on hypertension as an important comorbid condition that is strongly associated with adverse cardiovascular outcomes, including death.
Despite public perception that cannabis is "natural" and "safe," it has been implicated in many serious cardiovascular events, even in young, otherwise healthy people.
Antihypertensive use in the month prior to conception through the third month of pregnancy resulted in an increased risk for congenital heart defects.
How will hypertension therapy be altered by the new SPRINT and HOPE-3 trial results?
Clinicians, including 2 SPRINT investigators, share their perspectives on what the trial findings mean for hypertension treatment in clinical practice.
Guidelines for hypertension management during acute stroke are based on clinician experience.
A recently published report describes the case of a 59-year-old male patient who experienced olmesartan-associated enteropathy and highlights the importance of performing thorough medication reviews.
Researchers evaluated the relationship between low-density lipoprotein cholesterol and cardiovascular outcomes in patients with hypertension at increased cardiovascular risk.
The FDA has issued a statement regarding the ongoing investigation into potentially carcinogenic impurities identified in some angiotensin II receptor blockers.
Media coverage on the expanded definition of hypertension was largely positive but did not sufficiently cover information on potential harms.
The presence of primary hypertension does not appear to have an effect on the prognosis of postmenopausal osteoporosis.
Metoprolol tartrate is indicated for the treatment of hypertension, for the long-term treatment of angina pectoris, and for the treatment of hemodynamically stable patients with definite or suspected acute myocardial infarction to reduce cardiovascular mortality.
Hypertension and diabetes are especially prevalent comorbidities in obese patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
HeartGuide is designed as a wrist watch that uses the oscillometric cuff method, the standard for medical-grade personal blood pressure measurement.
Patients with type 2 diabetes treated with liraglutide experience a greater reduction in systolic BP if they have lower baseline continuous glucose monitoring values and higher diastolic BP.
Members of 2 remote Venezuelan tribes were found to have elevated blood pressure following exposure to Western culture.
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