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May 5, 2016

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May 5, 2016

No Benefit from Addition of Aliskiren to 'Gold Standard' ACE Inhibitor

Apr. 4, 2016 — In one of the largest trials ever conducted in patients who have heart failure with reduced ejection fraction -- a measure of the heart's ability to pump blood -- the investigational drug ... read more

Anabolic Steroid Abuse Is Associated With Increased Systolic Hypertension Risk

Apr. 4, 2016 — Anabolic androgenic steroid (AAS) abuse is associated with severe blood pressure (BP) increase and hypertension, new research ... read more

Potential New Therapeutic Target for Hypertension May Offer Less Side Effects

Mar. 14, 2016 — The recent discovery of a molecule that rescues damaged blood vessels, yet preserves healthy vessels, could serve as a springboard for a new pharmaceutical therapy with fewer side effects for ... read more

First Transcatheter Implant for Diastolic Heart Failure Evaluated

Feb. 25, 2016 — For the first time in the U.S., a clinical trial is underway that’s evaluating a device designed to treat diastolic heart failure, with the first patient enrolled in the randomized, blinded ... read more

Intensive Blood Pressure Lowering Treatment May Harm People With Diabetes

Feb. 24, 2016 — People with diabetes often have high blood pressure and an increased cardiovascular risk. They are therefore often recommended more intensive blood pressure lowering treatment that non-diabetics. ... read more

Binge Drinking Dangerous for Young Adults

Feb. 19, 2016 — Having an occasional drink is fine, but 'binge' drinking is a known health hazard and now high blood pressure may need to be added to the list of possible consequences. Young adults in ... read more

Untreated High Blood Pressure Significantly Increases Risk of Bleeding Stroke

Feb. 18, 2016 — Untreated high blood pressure significantly increased the risk of a bleeding stroke, compared to patients without high blood pressure, regardless of race. Even when high blood pressure was treated, ... read more

Taking a Closer Look at So-Called 'Adherent' Patients

Feb. 15, 2016 — Patients defined automatically as “adherent” by dint of their collecting their prescriptions each month are not necessarily any better than their “non-adherent” peers at actually taking their ... read more

Hypertensive Women With Physically Demanding Jobs at Three Times Risk of Heart Disease

Feb. 14, 2016 — Hypertensive women with highly active jobs have a nearly three times higher risk of ischaemic heart disease than women with normal blood pressure and moderately active jobs, according to new ... read more

Renal Denervation Helps to Bring Drug-Resistant Hypertension Under Control, Rat Study Shows

Feb. 9, 2016 — Most clinical studies have shown that renal denervation—a procedure that disrupts the nerves in the kidneys and prevents them from relaying signals—can treat drug-resistant hypertension, although ... read more

Circadian Misalignment Helps Explain Higher Risk for Cardiovascular Disease

Feb. 8, 2016 — New research may help explain why shift work increases the risk for cardiovascular disease. The study finds that short-term circadian misalignment, resulting from a rapid 12-hour inversion of the ... read more

Feb. 1, 2016 — In the face of a disrupted circadian rhythm, a low-salt diet and a hormone known to constrict blood vessels have the same unhealthy result: elevated resting blood pressure and vascular disease, ... read more

Hypertensive Disorders During Pregnancy Increase Risk for High Blood Pressure After Delivery

Jan. 29, 2016 — Women who are diagnosed with hypertensive disorders while pregnant are more than twice as likely to develop high blood pressure in the first year after delivery as women who did not have any ... read more

Jan. 19, 2016 — The purinergic P2Y6 receptor (P2Y6R) promoted angiotensin II-induced hypertension in mice, new research indicates. Furthermore, heterodimerization of angiotensin type 1 receptor with P2Y6R along with ... read more

Slow Heart Rate Does Not Increase Risk of Heart Disease

Jan. 19, 2016 — Bradycardia -- a slower than normal heartbeat -- does not increase the risk of developing cardiovascular disease, according to a study. The heart usually beats between 60 and 100 times a minute in an ... read more

High BMI, Low Aerobic Capacity in Late Teens Linked With Hypertension in Adults

Jan. 19, 2016 — Body-mass index (BMI) and aerobic capacity in late adolescence were important factors associated with the long-term of risk of hypertension in adulthood for military conscripts in Sweden, according ... read more

New Biomarkers for Improved Treatment of Severe Heart And Lung Disease

Jan. 18, 2016 — New blood biomarkers reflecting vasoreactivity in lung blood vessels of patients with heart- and lung disease, can lead to simplified diagnostics and better evaluation of treatment for patients with ... read more

Playing American Football May Be a Risk Factor for Hypertension, Researchers Suggest

Jan. 11, 2016 — As National Football League playoff games are underway, a new article suggests that the toll the sport takes on players' bodies extends beyond head trauma and damage to limbs and joints. The ... read more

Higher Fat Variation of DASH Diet Lowers Blood Pressure, Triglycerides, Study Shows

Jan. 11, 2016 — A higher fat DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet lowered blood pressure to the same extent as the DASH diet, but also reduced triglycerides and did not significantly raise LDL ... read more

Study Aims to Lower Blood Pressure Among Adults in Rural Southeast Asia

Jan. 7, 2016 — Researchers are launching a study to find cost-effective ways of lowering blood pressure in adults living in rural in South Asia. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a major risk factor for ... read more

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