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Self-monitoring blood pressure – how important is the correct monitoring schedule?

Posted by on Mar 16, 2019 in Hypertension | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if there is an optimal self-monitoring (SM) blood pressure (BP) schedule for patients with hypertension. They found that SM-BP should be done for 3 days and can increase to 7 days if necessary. Some background Hypertension or high blood pressure (BP) is a serious medical condition. If uncontrolled, it can lead to...

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The effect of the DASH diet on heart disease

Posted by on Mar 12, 2019 in Hypertension | 0 comments

In a nutshell The aim of this study is to evaluate the effect of the DASH (dietary approaches to stop hypertension) diet on heart disease, blood pressure and diabetes in patients with and without diabetes. The main finding of this study was that the DASH diet is associated with a decreased risk of heart disease and improves blood pressure in patients...

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A single combination pill of perindopril, indapamide and amlodipine – is it effective in patients with hypertension?

Posted by on Mar 7, 2019 in Hypertension | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness of a pill combining perindopril, indapamide and amlodipine (PD/IN/AM) in the treatment of hypertension. They found that PD/IN/AM single combination pill quickly reduced blood pressure with high adherence.  Some background Hypertension or high blood pressure (BP) is a serious condition....

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Looking for women who had pregnancy-related hypertension to test an anti-hypertensive drug

Posted by on Feb 28, 2019 in Hypertension | 0 comments

In a nutshell This phase 3 trial will investigate the effectiveness of hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) for hypertension in postpartum (after giving birth) women (PPW). The main outcomes will be the hospitalization rate (HR) and additional antihypertensive (AHT) requirements.  The details Hypertension (HT) or high blood pressure (BP) is a serious...

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Can gastric by-pass surgery improve blood pressure variability in patients with hypertension?

Posted by on Feb 28, 2019 in Hypertension | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if bariatric (gastric bypass) surgery (BS) improves blood pressure variability (BPV) in resistant hypertension (RH). They found that BS improves blood pressure control in RH.  Some background Hypertension or high blood pressure (BP) is a common and serious condition. Resistant hypertension (RH)...

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Orthostatic hypertension in the elderly: do spinal curvatures have an effect?

Posted by on Feb 23, 2019 in Hypertension | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if spinal curvature (SC) is linked to orthostatic hypertension (OSH; high blood pressure when you stand up) in the elderly. They found that SC was linked to increased orthostatic blood pressure (BP). Some background Orthostatic hypertension (OSH) is high blood pressure (BP) caused by changes in posture. When...

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Looking for patients with hypertension and chronic kidney disease to test a new drug

Posted by on Jan 27, 2019 in Hypertension | 0 comments

In a nutshell This phase 2 trial will investigate the safety and effectiveness of KBP-5074 for the treatment of hypertension. The main outcome will be a change in blood pressure after 84 days. The details Hypertension or high blood pressure is a serious condition. It can lead to major cardiac events such as stroke, heart attack or death....

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