Use of ethanol cookstoves is associated with a reduction in diastolic blood pressure and hypertension for pregnant women in Nigeria.
The average systolic/diastolic awake ambulatory blood pressure reading was significantly higher than the average of 9 clinic blood pressure readings over 3 visits.
Among adults with prehypertension or stage I hypertension, following the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet lowers serum uric acid.
For patients with type 1 diabetes, blood pressure (BP) of <120/70 mm Hg is associated with a substantially reduced risk of adverse renal outcomes.
Researchers compared 3 classes of antihypertensive medication to determine hip and pelvic fracture risk in users vs nonusers.
Affected by nutrition, environment, and behavior, trends of elevated blood pressure have shifted from high-income to low- and middle-income countries.
A history of childhood adversity was associated with blood pressure dysfunction from childhood into adulthood.
Antihypertensive drugs and rosuvastatin did not prevent or worsen cognitive decline in those at intermediate risk for CVD.
New statement from American Heart Association warns of potential connection between hypertension at midlife and cognitive impairment later in life.
An increase in systolic blood pressure due to genetic variants is associated with increased risk of type 2 diabetes.