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Comparing Strategies for Systolic Blood Pressure Control

A lower SBP goal would reduce events more than a standard goal, but little data is available in which direct comparisons have been made. Studies have shown

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physician-doctor-patient-exam-blood-pressure-hypertension

Only 1 in 5 Patients Seeking Specialist for Resistant High Blood Pressure Take Meds as Prescribed | News Brief

American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report. Only one in five patients seeking specialty care for hard-to-control high blood pressure (resistant hypertension) are taking all their prescribed

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New App Helps Bring Patients Back to Life After Heart Stops | News Brief

A newly released app called the Cardiac Arrest Resuscitation Mobile Application has helped save the lives of numerous patients whose hearts had stopped in a condition known

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Hypertension-Trends-Feature

17 Million U.S. Adults May Have Tough-to-Spot High Blood Pressure | News Brief

‘Masked’ hypertension doesn’t show up in a doctor’s office, so home monitoring is needed, researchers say. A new study suggests that 17 million American adults may have

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Report Highlights National Trends in Heart Disease Treatments | News Brief

Data show registries are advancing effectiveness and safety of patient care. Over 93 percent of heart attack patients are receiving stents within the guideline-recommended threshold of 90

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physician-doctor-patient-exam-blood-pressure-hypertension

Personalized Treatment for Those in Blood Pressure ‘Gray Zone’ | News Brief

Using heart CT scans can help personalize treatment in patients whose blood pressure is just above normal or mild high blood pressure. The scans detect levels of

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physician-doctor-patient-exam-blood-pressure-hypertension

Maternal Blood Pressure Before Pregnancy May be Related to Babies’ Sex | News Brief

American Journal of Hypertension suggests blood pressure could determine if you will have a boy or girl. The possibility of predicting the sex of the baby in

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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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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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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-HF-FEATURE-IMAGE

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 | 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

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