The use of β-blockers in the first trimester of pregnancy may not greatly increase the risk for major congenital malformations in offspring.
Implementing ACC/AHA guideline would direct antihypertensive meds to adults at high CVD risk.
For both men and women, Southern dietary pattern is largest mediating factor for difference in hypertension.
Ruling out prescription non-compliance, white coat syndrome, and interfering medications necessary.
Findings show improved outcomes may be due to better medication adherence.
For expectant mothers with chronic hypertension, labor induction after 38 weeks of gestation may prevent hypertensive complications without increasing the risk of cesarean delivery.
A guideline-based approach directing pharmacological treatment to adults more likely to have CVD events may maximize absolute risk reduction of treatment.
Proportion achieving target BP increased with use of triple combo pill vs usual care at 6 months.
Triple combination antihypertension therapy improves blood pressure control for mild-to-moderate hypertensionAugust 16, 2018
In this randomized controlled trial, patients receiving triple combination antihypertension therapy were more likely to achieve their blood pressure target compared to those with usual care at 6 months.
Adoption of the guidelines would label more than half of 45- to 75-year-olds as having hypertension.
Recurrent hypertensive disease of pregnancy is associated with increased risk for early all-cause and some cause-specific mortality.
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.