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Hypertension

Investigation of Approval Trends and Benefits of New Fixed-Dose Combination Drugs in Japan.

Feb 04, 2020

New fixed-dose combination drugs (FDCs) had been developed in limited numbers in Japan. Since regulatory requirements were relaxed in 2005, 73 new FDCs have been approved by PMDA since 2006. In this s...

Clinic Versus Ambulatory Blood Pressure in Resistant Hypertension: Impact of Antihypertensive Medication Nonadherence: A Post Hoc Analysis the DENERHTN Study.

Jan 30, 2020

Clinic-ambulatory blood pressure (BP) difference is influenced by patients- and device-related factors and inadequate clinic-BP measurement. We investigated whether nonadherence to antihypertensive me...

Aldosterone Contributed to Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Development via Stimulating Aquaporin Expression and Pulmonary Arterial Smooth Muscle Cells Proliferation.

Jan 30, 2020

The regulatory network of aquaporin (AQP) 1 and renin-angiotensin-aldosterone (ALDO) system are not quite clear in pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). Thus, we explored the role of AQP1, ALDO and s...

Marijuana use and coronary artery disease in young adults.

Jan 30, 2020

Marijuana is the most popular drug of abuse in the United States. The association between its use and coronary artery disease has not yet been fully elucidated. This study aims to determine the freque...

A systematic scoping review of clinical indications for induction of labour.

Jan 30, 2020

The proportion of women undergoing induction of labour (IOL) has risen in recent decades, with significant variation within countries and between hospitals. The aim of this study was to review researc...

Smoking tied to worse outcomes after a stroke

Jan 14, 2020

By Lisa Rapaport People who smoke or have recently quit have higher odds of being severely impaired after a stroke than their counterparts who never smoked, a new study su...

CME: Predicting Survival in Patients With Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Jan 02, 2020

This course discusses a study that compared an update to the Registry to Evaluate Early and Long-Term Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Disease Management (REVEAL) risk calculator (REVEAL 2.0) with the ...

Does White Coat Hypertension Really Matter?

Jan 01, 2020

In Annals of Internal Medicine, my colleagues and I published a systematic review and meta-analysis evaluating the cardiovascular risks of white coat hypertension (WCH, ie elevated office blood pressu...

Death Rates for Dialysis Patients in U.S. Territories Vary by Race

Dec 23, 2019

Mortality rates significantly higher for territory-dwelling Hispanic and Asian dialysis patients THURSDAY, Dec. 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- For patients undergoing dialysis in the U.S. territories...