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Conference Highlights: AHA 2016 | Feature

New research was presented at AHA 2016, the annual scientific sessions of the American Heart Association, from November 12 to 16 in New Orleans. The features below

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SystolicHyper-CardioMort-Feature

CME: Systolic Hypertension & Cardiovascular Mortality | Feature

A study has found that younger and middle-aged adults with isolated systolic hypertension have higher risks of death from heart disease than those with optimal blood pressure levels.

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SystolicHyper-CardioMort-Feature

Systolic Hypertension & Cardiovascular Mortality | Feature

A study has found that younger and middle-aged adults with isolated systolic hypertension have higher risks of death from heart disease than those with optimal blood pressure levels.

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ASH-2015-Feature

Conference Highlights: ASH 2016 | Feature

New research was presented at ASH 2016, the annual scientific meeting of the American Society of Hypertension, from May 13 to 17 in New York City. The features below highlight some of the studies that emerged from the conference.

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Managing Hypertension in CAD | Feature

A scientific statement provides clinicians with up-to-date management strategies when treating patients with hypertension who also have coronary artery disease (CAD). The document also provides clarification on drug choices for treating hypertension in CAD.

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Pediatric-PulmHypertension-Feature

The Current State of Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension | Opinion Article

Researchers have examined national data on hospitalizations among pediatric patients with pulmonary hypertension.

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AHA2015-Feature

Conference Highlights: AHA 2015 | Opinion Article

New research was presented at AHA 2015, the American Heart Association’s annual Scientific Sessions, from November 7 to 11 in Orlando. The features below highlight some of

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Disability & Cognition After MI & Stroke | Opinion Article

“MI and stroke survivors should be screened and monitored for functional disability long after they’re discharged from the hospital.” — Deborah A. Levine, MD, MPH

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Activities of Daily Living with Heart Failure | Feature

Patients with heart failure (HF) frequently have difficulties performing activities of daily living. This disability can progress over time and can be associated with a worse HF prognosis. Efforts are needed to enhance predictive capabilities and develop targeted interventions.

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CME: Counseling Young Adults With Hypertension | Feature

A study suggests that not enough young adults with incident hypertension receive documented lifestyle education information from their healthcare providers. Interventions are needed to overcome barriers to providing lifestyle education to more patients.

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Counseling-Young-Adults-With-Hypertension.Slider

Counseling Young Adults With Hypertension | Feature

A study suggests that not enough young adults with incident hypertension receive documented lifestyle education information from their healthcare providers. Interventions are needed to overcome barriers to providing lifestyle education to more patients.

IL-10: A New Target for Lipid Abnormalities | News Brief

Increased interleukin-10 (IL-10) appears to cause severe HDL cholesterol deficiency and raises triglyceride levels, according to a study. Results of the study suggest that IL-10 is a

Adding Almonds to Reduce Cholesterol? | News Brief

A small study has found that adding 100 grams of almonds daily to chronic statin therapy for 4 weeks appears to significantly reduced non–HDL cholesterol levels. Researchers randomized patients

How Common Is Hypertensive Recidivism? | News Brief

Findings from a large study indicate that hypertensive recidivism appears to occur in nearly 25% of patients with previously well-controlled blood pressure. Patients with diabetes, high normal

Comparing Maintenance Fluid Types | News Brief

A comparison of isotonic to hypotonic intravenous fluid at maintenance rates for 48 hours in hospitalized pediatric patients indicates that the former is safe and may result

Comparing Maintenance Fluid Types | News Brief

A comparison of isotonic to hypotonic intravenous fluid at maintenance rates for 48 hours in hospitalized pediatric patients indicates that the former is safe and may result

Vitamin D Supplements Do Not Lower BP | News Brief

International investigators suggest that vitamin D supplementation does not appear to lower blood pressure (BP) despite previous research indicating a relationship between low vitamin D levels and

How Common is Hypertensive Recidivism? | News Brief

Findings from a large study indicate that hypertensive recidivism appears to occur in nearly 25% of patients with previously well-controlled blood pressure. Patients with diabetes, high normal

How Common is Hypertensive Recidivism? | News Brief

Findings from a large study indicate that hypertensive recidivism appears to occur in nearly 25% of patients with previously well-controlled blood pressure. Patients with diabetes, high normal

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Heart-Rhythm-Feature

Heart Rhythm 2015 | Conference Coverage

New research was presented at Heart Rhythm 2015, the Heart Rhythm Society’s annual scientific sessions, from May 13 to 16 in Boston. The features below highlight some

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