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Hypertension and Dementia: Current Evidence, Future Directions

2016 31 Oct

A scientific statement from the American Heart Association, which has been recently published in the journal Hypertension, shows that high blood pressure (BP) in middle age is associated with impaired cognition and is a risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease.   Previous research provides consistent evidence that chronic arterial hypertension during middle... 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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Resistant Hypertension Jeopardises Sleep Apnoea Patients' Heart Health

2016 19 Jul

Findings of a new study shows that patients with resistant hypertension despite concurrent use of three antihypertensive drugs of different classes had a higher rate of sleep apnoea as compared to those without resistant hypertension. The study was conducted with 470,386 hypertensive individuals. Patients with resistant hypertension and with sleep apnoea... Read more

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Cardiac Rehab: One Size Does Not Fit All

2016 28 Jun

Researchers at Toronto Rehab have discovered a new approach to determine which patient populations benefit most from cardiac rehabilitation. The study is published in the Journal of Clinical Epidemiology,. During the study, the researchers found that frail, older adults with multiple illnesses and higher baseline risk factors including hypertension... Read more

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New Study Reopens Debate Over Low-Sodium-for-All Public-Health Policies

2016 31 May

Findings from a new study show that low sodium intake may be harmful. Results indicate that populationwide sodium reduction is ill-advised. Only hypertensives with high sodium consumption should be advised to do so. These findings are based on a pooled analysis involving more than 130,000 people from 49 countries. They reveal that compared with average... Read more

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CardioAlex 2016

2016 27 Mar

The CVREP Foundation in a scientific collaboration with the Cardiology Department – Alexandria University would like to welcome you to participate in CardioAlex 2016 which will be held from 31 May till 3 June 2016. Through the past 15 years, many generations had many challenges to build the Great CardioAlex till it reached the international level.CardioAlex... Read more

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ESC Congress 2016 Programme

2016 12 Feb

The pre-arranged scientific programme for ESC Congress 2016 is now online. The world’s largest and most influential cardiovascular event will convene in Rome, Italy, for the first time. The five day congress will be held 27 to 31 August at the Fiera di Roma and is expected to attract more than 30,000 cardiovascular professionals and journalists from... Read more

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EuroPRevent 2016

2016 06 Jan

DUE TO SECURITY CONCERN THIS EVENT GOT CANCELLED Welcome to EuroPRevent 2016, the European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation’s (EACPR) showcase congress, where leading experts will get together in an international forum to present their research and share knowledge. Join us in the stunning city of Istanbul... Read more

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Cardiology in 2015: FDA Approvals and More

2015 26 Dec

2015 saw the approval of numerous cardiovascular medicines and devices providing clinicians with advanced and new treatment options. Healthmanagement.org previously reported the top five stories in cardiology this year and now presents some more highlights in this segment: See also: 2015 in Review: Top 5 Stories in Cardiology FDA Approvals The FDA approved... Read more

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5th World Congress on Controversies to Consensus in Diabetes, Obesity and Hypertension (CODHy)

2015 26 Oct

Dear Colleagues and Friends,We are delighted to announce the 5th World Congress on Controversies to Consensus in Diabetes, Obesity and Hypertension (CODHy) which will take place on November 5-7, 2015 in Istanbul, Turkey.In celebration of the World CODHy's 5th anniversary and 10th worldwide congress. CODHy will concentrate not only on future therapies... Read more


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