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METABOLIC SYNDROME CAN INCREASE COMPLICATION RATE AFTER REVERSE SHOULDER ARTHROPLASTY

Results showed patients with metabolic syndrome were more likely to have complications after reverse shoulder arthroplasty, despite...

THE BEST EXERCISES TO SNEAK INTO YOUR WORKDAY

You don't need a gym membership, equipment or even a big chunk of time to reap the rewards of exercise. In fact, you can squeeze some...

 
 
 

GENETIC STUDY INDICATES CAUSAL LINK BETWEEN ELEVATED BP, AF RISK

In a Mendelian randomization study, elevated systolic BP, diastolic BP and pulse pressure were each associated with increased risk...

Can High Postpartum Blood Pressure Predict Future Hypertension Risk?

CAN HIGH POSTPARTUM BLOOD PRESSURE PREDICT FUTURE HYPERTENSION RISK?

Among women who had a hypertensive disorder during pregnancy, high blood pressure in the immediate postpartum period predicted higher...

 
 
 

PHASEBIO PRESENTS DATA FROM PHASE 1B/2A TRIAL OF PEMZIVIPTADIL FOR THE TREATMENT OF PULMONARY ARTERIAL HYPERTENSION AT 15TH PULMONARY VASCULAR RESEARCH INSTITUTE VIRTUAL WORLD CONGRESS

MALVERN, Pa. & SAN DIEGO--- $PHAS PAH-PhaseBio presents data from Phase 1b/2a trial of pemziviptadil for treatment of PAH at 15th Pulmonary...

Is Stretching More Effective Than Walking for Lowering Blood Pressure?

IS STRETCHING MORE EFFECTIVE THAN WALKING FOR LOWERING BLOOD PRESSURE?

For heart health and longevity, blood pressure matters! A study published in the journal Hypertension found that women and men with...

 
 
 
COVID Vaccine for Patient With Rare Disease? Best Guess Is Yes

COVID VACCINE FOR PATIENT WITH RARE DISEASE? BEST GUESS IS YES

Extrapolating from the limited data from the Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccine trials, clinicians say the products' benefits...

5 Health Problems Eating More Plants May Lower the Risk Of

5 HEALTH PROBLEMS EATING MORE PLANTS MAY LOWER THE RISK OF

Plant-based diets are skyrocketing in popularity. With so much concern about the environment, animal welfare, and individual health,...

 
 
 
Faster Cognitive Decline Linked with Midlife, Older Hypertension

FASTER COGNITIVE DECLINE LINKED WITH MIDLIFE, OLDER HYPERTENSION

Global cognitive scores fell faster among middle-age and older adults who had hypertension or pre-hypertension than those who didn't,...

Rheumatic Disease and COVID-19: Who Is at Risk?

RHEUMATIC DISEASE AND COVID-19: WHO IS AT RISK?

Patients with rheumatic and inflammatory diseases who develop COVID-19 share risk factors for severe disease with the larger population,...

 
 
 

LAPAROSCOPIC RENAL DENERVATION SYSTEM FOR TREATING RESISTANT HYPERTENSION: OVERCOMING LIMITATIONS OF CATHETER-BASED APPROACHES

The radical sympathectomy and percutaneous catheter-based renal denervation are two techniques proposed to treat life-threatening resistant...

People with kidney disease face THREE-FOLD higher risks of dying from COVID-19

PEOPLE WITH KIDNEY DISEASE FACE THREE-FOLD HIGHER RISKS OF DYING FROM COVID-19

A new hospital from Penn State University found hospitalized COVID-19 patients with cardiovascular disease, hypertension, or congestive...

 
 
 

CALCIUM OXALATE MONOHYDRATE IS ASSOCIATED WITH ENDOTHELIAL CELL TOXICITY BUT NOT WITH REACTIVE OXYGEN SPECIES ACCUMULATION

Abstract One characteristic of ethylene glycol overdose is a cardiopulmonary syndrome including hypertension and pulmonary edema with...

Kids Using Steroids are at Raised Risk Of Diabetes, Hypertension

KIDS USING STEROIDS ARE AT RAISED RISK OF DIABETES, HYPERTENSION

Oral steroids could cause various complications including diabetes, high blood pressure and blood clots among children.

 
 
 
Women's Child-Bearing Years Leave Mark on CVD Risk

WOMEN'S CHILD-BEARING YEARS LEAVE MARK ON CVD RISK

Older women's heart disease risk factors were tied to the timing and events of their child-bearing years, researchers found. Adverse...

Bariatric Surgery Tied to Fewer Heart Events in Hypertensive Cohort

BARIATRIC SURGERY TIED TO FEWER HEART EVENTS IN HYPERTENSIVE COHORT

In morbidly obese patients with hypertension, bariatric surgery improved cardiovascular outcomes and reduced all-cause mortality, suggesting...

 
 
 
Orthostatic Hypotension: Lower BP Targets Not the Issue

ORTHOSTATIC HYPOTENSION: LOWER BP TARGETS NOT THE ISSUE

Intensive hypertension management could not be blamed for orthostatic hypotension, a systematic review found. Lower BP targets were...

FDA Rejects Tricida Chronic Kidney Disease Drug, More Data Needed

FDA REJECTS TRICIDA CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE DRUG, MORE DATA NEEDED

Tricida's bid for speedy approval of a drug for a condition caused by chronic kidney disease has been rejected by the FDA, which is...

 
 
 
Anti-Hypertension Drugs Could Help Reduce COVID-19 Deaths, New Study Shows

ANTI-HYPERTENSION DRUGS COULD HELP REDUCE COVID-19 DEATHS, NEW STUDY SHOWS

Experts found out that patients taking anti-hypertensives have a lower risk of critical COVID-19 outcomes and death, concluding that...

As Patients Pivot to Telehealth, Teladoc & Livongo Plan $18.5B Tie-Up

AS PATIENTS PIVOT TO TELEHEALTH, TELADOC & LIVONGO PLAN $18.5B TIE-UP

Telemedicine giant Teladoc Health is buying health technology company Livongo Health in an $18.5 billion cash and stock deal that comes...