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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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Statins in Older Adults' Primary Cardiovascular Prevention

2017 23 May

New research shows there was no benefit of a statin for all-cause mortality or coronary heart disease events when a statin was started for primary prevention in older adults with hypertension and moderately high cholesterol. The study, published in JAMA Internal Medicine, analysed data from older adults in the Lipid-Lowering Trial (LLT) component of... Read more

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Fixed Combination Conference 2017

2017 17 Jan

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Study: Alarming Levels of Hypertension in the General Public

2017 09 Jan

A new study indicates that half of the Canadian public require medical attention due to high blood pressure (hypertension), however most of them are unaware of their condition or unwilling to address and manage their hypertension. The study published in the American Journal of Hypertension draws attention to the "silent" nature of hypertension and suggests... Read more

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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