Weighted net estimated increase of 795,000 US youths being reclassified as having hypertension.
An observational study was conducted in order to determine the accuracy and quality of readings provided by home blood pressure monitoring systems.
Findings for those with systolic BP 130 mm Hg at age 50 years
Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy linked to risk of poorer neurodevelopmental outcomes in offspring
Increase in proportion of adults recommended for treatment; estimated decrease in CVD events, deaths.
Ethnicity and hypertension have an association with incident gout that is not fully explained by differences in serum urate.
Men with higher estradiol and estradiol/testosterone levels had an increased risk for pulmonary arterial hypertension.
Using a simple self-monitoring device may help reduce salt intake and systolic blood pressure.
Increase in estimated population prevalence of elevated blood pressure from 11.8 to 14.2%.
But use of the app not linked to a change in systolic blood pressure in poorly controlled hypertension
Intensive blood pressure control not linked to changes in cerebral perfusion in patients with cerebral small vessel diseaseMarch 14, 2018
In patients with severe cerebral small vessel disease, a strategy of intensive blood pressure control did not significantly alter whole brain blood flow when compared to standard blood pressure control.
Women with gestational diabetes have a greater risk of developing T2D and cardiovascular events than women who were not previously diagnosed with the disease.
Breastfeeding duration and frequency may help reduce hypertension risks.
Team-based, multilevel implementation strategies were the most effective at reducing systolic blood pressure.
Addition of a new class of antihypertensive drugs to existing treatment greatly decreases SBP in previously medicated patients with HT.
The AAFP continues to use the 2014 JNC8 guideline instead of the 2017 AHA/ACC update.
Blood pressure decreases more than a decade before death in patients older than 60 years.
The AHA and ACC have released a new guideline that categorizes more US adults as hypertensive.
Among women, but not men, mid-adulthood hypertension correlated with a 65% increased dementia risk.
The statement includes advances in care since the ADA's last position statement was published in 2003.
The AAP has released an updated clinical practice guideline for the diagnosis and management of high blood pressure in children.
Researchers found higher estimated cardiovascular risks associated with marijuana use than cigarette smoking.
Blood pressure levels below the recommended targets lower risk of CVD and all-cause mortality.
The USPSTF recommends that pregnant women receive screening for preeclampsia with blood pressure measurements throughout pregnancy.
Researchers observed a higher incidence of hypertension in patients with knee osteoarthritis compared with patients without osteoarthritis.
An estimated 12.3% of Americans over the age of 21 have masked hypertension.
The ACP and the AAFP has released a joint recommendation for the pharmacologic treatment of hypertension in adults aged 60 years and older.
The prevalence of elevated blood pressure rates shifted from high-income to low- and middle-income countries.
Readmission was more common among publically insured, black patients presenting with comorbidities including hypertension and diabetes.
Baseline renal function tests may predict the risk of preeclampsia and preterm birth for pregnant women with hypertension.