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#ESC17: Ibuprofen Linked to Blood Pressure Increase in High-Risk Patients

2017 31 Aug

According to late-breaking results from the PRECISION-ABPM study (Prospective Randomised Evaluation of Celecoxib Integrated Safety versus Ibuprofen or Naproxen Ambulatory Blood Pressure Measurement) which was presented during a Hot Line Clinical Trial at the European Society of Cardiology Congress 2017, Ibuprofen is associated with increased blood... Read more

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Study: Low-dose Combos of Blood Pressure Meds Promising

2017 06 Jun

Hypertension is a worldwide epidemic that even small improvements in management can have a large impact on public health. While a new study shows that quarter-dose combinations of blood pressure lowering medications may be effective in treating hypertension, researchers say more data are needed before this kind of therapy can be recommended more widely.... Read more

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Intensive Blood Pressure Lowering Beneficial for Heart Muscle

2017 27 May

A new study conducted by researchers at Wake Forest Bapist Medical Center shows that aggressive lowering of blood pressure in hypertensive patients can reduce the risk of left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH). The study is published in the journal Circulation. Elsayed Z. Soliman, MD, lead author of the study and director of the epidemiological cardiology... Read more

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Yoga Lowers BP in Patients with Prehypertension

2016 13 Dec

A new study shows yoga can reduce blood pressure in patients with prehypertension. Researchers in India, where yoga has been part of traditional culture, assessed the impact of hatha yoga on blood pressure in 60 patients with prehypertension who were otherwise healthy. Their findings were presented at the 68th Annual Conference of the Cardiological... Read more

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Study: Secondary Prevention of Acute Myocardial Infarction 'Suboptimal'

2016 28 Nov

Secondary prevention after acute myocardial infarction (AMI) aims to reduce recurrence, decrease morbidity and mortality, and improve quality of life. However, results of a new cohort study in Sweden indicate "the failure" of secondary prevention in daily clinical practice and high rate of non-fatal adverse cardiovascular events two years after AMI. The... Read more

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Blood Pressure Control May Prevent Over 100,000 Deaths

2016 20 Nov

According to findings from a new study presented at ASN Kidney Week November 15-20 November 2016 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL, intensive blood pressure lowering may prevent more than 100,000 deaths in the U.S. each year. The Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT) trial, the largest study of its kind, was conducted with more than 9300... Read more

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New Anti-Hypertensive Treatment Strategy

2016 06 Sep

Researchers at the University of Bristol could be eyeing the first new anti-hypertensive drug treatment strategy in more than 15 years. The research is titled “Purinergic receptors in the carotid body as a new drug target for controlling hypertension,” and is published in Nature Medicine. The Bristol research team and Afferent Pharmaceuticals have identified... Read more

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Prevalence of Global Diabetes Seriously Underestimated

2016 12 Jul

A landmark paper led by Monash University with partners in the UK and US suggests there may be more than 100 million people with diabetes globally than previously thought.The prevalence of global diabetes has been seriously underestimated by at least 25 per cent, according to the paper published in Nature Reviews.In 2015, the official International... Read more

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Masimo Announces FDA 510(k) Clearance for Root® with Noninvasive Blood Pressure and Temperature

2016 07 Mar

Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today FDA 510(k) clearance for noninvasive blood pressure and temperature measurements for the Root® patient monitoring and connectivity platform.Root with noninvasive blood pressure from SunTech Medical enables clinicians to measure arterial blood pressure for adult, pediatric, and neonatal patients, with three distinct... Read more

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Heart Disease, Stroke Invisible to Most Women

2015 10 Nov

Heart disease and stroke continue to be the number one killer of women in the U.S. One in three women die from heart disease and stroke every year. Death rates due to heart disease and stroke have declined among men but women's rates have declined at a much slower pace. It seems that women still do not seem to have a personal connection to the disease... Read more