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Ethanol Cookstoves May Reduce Hypertension During Pregnancy

Ethanol Cookstoves May Reduce Hypertension During Pregnancy

Use of ethanol cookstoves is associated with a reduction in diastolic blood pressure and hypertension for pregnant women in Nigeria.

Ambulatory Blood Pressure vs Clinic Blood Pressure

Ambulatory Blood Pressure vs Clinic Blood Pressure

The average systolic/diastolic awake ambulatory blood pressure reading was significantly higher than the average of 9 clinic blood pressure readings over 3 visits.

DASH Diet Decreases Serum Uric Acid in Prehypertension

DASH Diet Decreases Serum Uric Acid in Prehypertension

Among adults with prehypertension or stage I hypertension, following the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet lowers serum uric acid.

Adverse Renal Outcomes Reduced With Lower BP in Type 1 Diabetes

Adverse Renal Outcomes Reduced With Lower BP in Type 1 Diabetes

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.

Does Antihypertensive Medication Class Affect Fracture Risk?

Does Antihypertensive Medication Class Affect Fracture Risk?

Researchers compared 3 classes of antihypertensive medication to determine hip and pelvic fracture risk in users vs nonusers.

Shift in High Blood Pressure Trend from High- to Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Shift in High Blood Pressure Trend from High- to Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Affected by nutrition, environment, and behavior, trends of elevated blood pressure have shifted from high-income to low- and middle-income countries.

Childhood Adversity Associated With Poor Blood Pressure Regulation

Childhood Adversity Associated With Poor Blood Pressure Regulation

A history of childhood adversity was associated with blood pressure dysfunction from childhood into adulthood.

HOPE-3: Antihypertensives, Statins Do Not Prevent Cognitive Decline

HOPE-3: Antihypertensives, Statins Do Not Prevent Cognitive Decline

Antihypertensive drugs and rosuvastatin did not prevent or worsen cognitive decline in those at intermediate risk for CVD.

AHA: Midlife Hypertension May Heighten Risk for Dementia

AHA: Midlife Hypertension May Heighten Risk for Dementia

New statement from American Heart Association warns of potential connection between hypertension at midlife and cognitive impairment later in life.

Type 2 Diabetes Risk Tied to Genetic Increase in Systolic Blood Pressure

Type 2 Diabetes Risk Tied to Genetic Increase in Systolic Blood Pressure

An increase in systolic blood pressure due to genetic variants is associated with increased risk of type 2 diabetes.

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