29-06-2014 | Metabolism | Article
The results of a mendelian randomisation analysis suggest a causal link between low levels of vitamin D and increased blood pressure.
22-06-2014 | Hypertension | Article
The functional status of elderly people modifies the association between their blood pressure and cardiovascular disease risk, a study shows.
15-06-2014 | Cardiology | Article
The risk associated with raised ambulatory blood pressure is modified by a patient’s age, research shows.
10-06-2014 | Cardiology | Article
Exercise haemodynamic variables, measured shortly after diagnosis, correlate with exercise capacity and predict survival in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension, study findings indicate.
09-06-2014 | Cardiology | Article
The use of and outcomes with ambrisentan in clinical practice are different to those in clinical trials, reflecting different patient characteristics in the “real world”, say researchers.
08-06-2014 | Cardiology | Article
The relationship between late-life blood pressure and damage to the brain is modified by midlife hypertension history, research shows.
05-06-2014 | Cardiology | Article
Pulmonary arterial hypertension affects just over 3% of individuals with congenital heart disease, reveal nationwide data from the Netherlands.
01-06-2014 | Cardiology | Article
The associations between blood pressure and cardiovascular disease are variable, reveals a large study that highlights the impact of angina and heart failure.
25-05-2014 | Cardiology | Article
The systolic blood pressure of elderly people should be kept below 140 mmHg, say researchers who dispute the eighth Joint National Committee guidelines.
18-05-2014 | Hypertension | Article
Blood pressure variability is increased in patients with the metabolic syndrome, shows an analysis of NHANES III data.
14-05-2014 | Cardiology | Article
N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide remains a valid predictor in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension who have concomitant renal dysfunction, say researchers.
13-05-2014 | Cardiology | Article
Researchers have published a protocol for use of inotropic agents during initiation of epoprostenol therapy in patients with severe pulmonary arterial hypertension.
12-05-2014 | Cardiology | Article
Researchers have identified clinical features that could help predict which patients with systemic sclerosis are likely to go on to develop pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) and therefore benefit most from early treatment.
11-05-2014 | Hypertension | Article
The effect of visit-to-visit blood pressure variability on mortality may be partly caused by changes in average values over time, say researchers.
04-05-2014 | Hypertension | Article
Global risk assessment has a large impact on the risk stratification and therefore management of patients with hypertension, a study shows.
27-04-2014 | Hypertension | Article
The value of a structured hypertension-treatment programme in primary care increases with increasing adherence to the programme, say researchers.
20-04-2014 | Hypertension | Article
Researchers have used a urine test to show that about a quarter of patients with supposedly treatment-resistant hypertension are actually failing to take their medications as prescribed.
13-04-2014 | Hypertension | Article
Findings from the Ohasama study reveal an association between variability in home systolic blood pressure and cognitive decline.
06-04-2014 | Cardiology | Article
Initial blood pressure measurements in patients with diabetes should be taken from both arms, say researchers.
30-03-2014 | Cardiology | Article
Ensuring that the blood pressure of stroke survivors is controlled at least three-quarters of the time may halve their risk of a recurrence, shows a secondary analysis of the VISP trial.