Investigators compared bariatric surgery with a community weight management intervention in ability to reduce intracranial pressure among patients with idiopathic intracranial hypertension.
The researchers studied the effectiveness of a digital intervention in reducing depressive symptoms among patients with diabetes and/or hypertension.
The COVID-19 epidemic has highlighted disparities in hypertension control in the United States.
Intensive blood pressure treatment targeting systolic blood pressure <120 mm Hg results in lower rates of major adverse cardiovascular events and lower all-cause mortality than a standard treatment target among patients at increased cardiovascular risk.
HOPE-3 was designed to assess if reducing BP and/or LDL-C would reduce cardiovascular events in study participants at intermediate risk with no prior cardiovascular events.
Researchers report the results of a systematic review assessing risk factors for peripheral artery disease in populations with type 2 diabetes.
Stage 1 hypertension is associated with an increased risk for acute coronary syndromes in women.
Elevated systolic blood pressure, high serum total cholesterol, and obesity from childhood through adulthood are inversely associated with midlife cognitive performance.
Among children and adolescents, short- and long-term exposure to some ambient air pollutants may increase blood pressure.
The USPSTF reaffirms the benefit for screening all adults for hypertension. This finding is the basis for a final recommendation statement.
Consideration should be given to the addition of medications for adults with stage 1 hypertension not meeting blood pressure goals after six months of lifestyle therapy.