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Sexual Harassment, Assault Tied to Women's Health Issues

Sexual Harassment, Assault Tied to Women's Health Issues

Sexual harassment and sexual assault among midlife women are associated with poorer physical and mental health.

New Recommendations for High Blood Pressure Management, Prevention

New Recommendations for High Blood Pressure Management, Prevention

New recommendations have been developed for the prevention, detection, evaluation, and management of high blood pressure.

Repeat Blood Pressure Readings in Children Prevents Unnecessary Follow-up

Repeat Blood Pressure Readings in Children Prevents Unnecessary Follow-up

Only approximately half of pediatric patients with a blood pressure reading ≥95th percentile would be correctly classified based on their initial blood pressure reading.

Vascular Endothelial Dysfunction Involved in Hypertension Development in T1D

Vascular Endothelial Dysfunction Involved in Hypertension Development in T1D

A life-course study evaluated the contribution of vascular endothelial dysfunction and inflammation to the development of hypertension in type 1 diabetes.

Hypertensive Disorders During Pregnancy Increase Risk for Future CVD

Hypertensive Disorders During Pregnancy Increase Risk for Future CVD

Women with hypertensive disorders during pregnancy have a significantly greater risk for future cardiovascular disease when compared with normotensive expecting mothers.

ADA Position Statement Update: Hypertension Management in Diabetes

ADA Position Statement Update: Hypertension Management in Diabetes

The latest ADA hypertension position statement incorporates advances in care since 2003.

SPRINT Update: Positive CVD Outcomes With Intensive Blood Pressure Management in Prediabetes

SPRINT Update: Positive CVD Outcomes With Intensive Blood Pressure Management in Prediabetes

Patients with prediabetes who experienced intensive blood pressure management had better outcomes with CVD events and all-cause mortality.

AAP: Updated Guidelines for Managing High Blood Pressure in Children

AAP: Updated Guidelines for Managing High Blood Pressure in Children

The American Academy of Pediatrics released an update to previous hypertension management updates published in 2004.

Distinguishing Hypertension and Primary Aldosteronism Using Novel Immunoassay

Distinguishing Hypertension and Primary Aldosteronism Using Novel Immunoassay

Over 200 patients participated in the study of a novel immunoassay used to distinguish hypertension from hyperaldosteronism.

Type 2 Diabetes Death and CV Events Predicted by Systolic Blood Pressure Variability

Type 2 Diabetes Death and CV Events Predicted by Systolic Blood Pressure Variability

For patients with type 2 diabetes, visit-to-visit variability in systolic blood pressure may function as an independent predictor for cardiovascular events.

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