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Scientific Statement: Screening for Endocrine Hypertension

Scientific Statement: Screening for Endocrine Hypertension

Patients with endocrine hypertension experience a higher risk of cardiovascular issues, including stroke and death.

Hypovitaminosis D Associated With High 24-Hour Ambulatory BP in Type 2 Diabetes

Hypovitaminosis D Associated With High 24-Hour Ambulatory BP in Type 2 Diabetes

Researchers examined 24-hour and ambulatory blood pressure to determine the relationship between hypertension and low levels of vitamin D.

Likelihood of Hypertension Increased by Knee Osteoarthritis

Likelihood of Hypertension Increased by Knee Osteoarthritis

Data were collected from the Osteoarthritis Initiative to examine the relationship between knee osteoarthritis and hypertension.

Does E-counseling For Self-care Adherence Improve Hypertension?

Does E-counseling For Self-care Adherence Improve Hypertension?

Lifestyle counseling, combined with diet and exercise, reduces hypertension and improves cardiovascular outcomes.

Personalizing Hypertension Prognoses By Analyzing Patient Heterogeneity

Personalizing Hypertension Prognoses By Analyzing Patient Heterogeneity

Elevated baseline blood pressure was linked to higher 6-month CVD incidence.

Antihypertensive "Quadpill" Therapy Highly Effective

Antihypertensive "Quadpill" Therapy Highly Effective

Ultra-low-dose combination therapy for hypertension has been found to significantly reduce blood pressure with few adverse side effects.

Does Lowering SBP Affect Gait in Older, Hypertensive Adults?

Does Lowering SBP Affect Gait in Older, Hypertensive Adults?

Results from the SPRINT trial showed that intensive therapy aimed at lowering systolic blood pressure did not change gait speed or mobility in older adults.

Should Blood Pressure Goals Differ in Patients With and Without Diabetes?

Should Blood Pressure Goals Differ in Patients With and Without Diabetes?

Aggressive antihypertensive treatment (<130 mm Hg) may not be necessary in patients with diabetes.

Childhood Blood Pressure Trajectory Indicative of Cardiovascular Disease Risk

Childhood Blood Pressure Trajectory Indicative of Cardiovascular Disease Risk

Blood pressure trajectory monitoring can provide "an important approach" to identify those at high risk of developing hypertension and CVD, according to study investigators.

Widespread Increase in Systolic Blood Pressure from 1990 to 2015

Widespread Increase in Systolic Blood Pressure from 1990 to 2015

Researchers assessed the increase in systolic blood pressure across the globe in more than 8.7 million participants.

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