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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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Can the DASH diet decrease the risk of stroke?

Posted by on Jan 13, 2019 in Hypertension | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to see if the DASH diet (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) could reduce the risk of stroke. The main finding of the study was that adherence to the DASH decreased the risk of stroke. Some background The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet was developed in 1997. It consists of 8 components: high...

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Looking for participants to test a telemonitoring blood pressure management system

Posted by on Jan 5, 2019 in Hypertension | 0 comments

In a nutshell This clinical trial will evaluate a telemonitoring system for measuring blood pressure (BP) in the management of hypertension. The main outcome will be any hypertension-related side effects such as visits to the hospital, deaths, heart attacks or strokes during the 6-month trial. The study will be recruiting in Jackson,...

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Anti-hypertensives and lipid-lowering drugs to manage hypertension: results from long-term follow-up

Posted by on Dec 25, 2018 in Hypertension | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the long-term effects of blood pressure-lowering treatment (BP-LT) and lipid-lowering treatment (L-LT) in the management of hypertension. They found that BP-LT and L-LT improved survival rates in patients with hypertension. Some background Hypertension or high blood pressure (BP) is a common condition. High...

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Managing hypertension: how effective is fixed dose combination of amlodipine/valsartan?

Posted by on Dec 15, 2018 in Hypertension | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated a fixed-dose combination of amlodipine and valsartan (AML/VAL) for the treatment of hypertension. They found that AML/VAL reduced blood pressure in patients with poor response to VAL alone. Some background Hypertension or high blood pressure (BP) is a common condition. Managing BP levels in patients with...

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Looking for patients with resistant hypertension to try a new anti-hypertensive drug

Posted by on Nov 30, 2018 in Hypertension | 0 comments

In a nutshell This phase 3 trial will investigate the effects of aprocitentan for the treatment of resistant (difficult to control hypertension. The main outcome to be measured will be change in systolic blood pressure (SBP; the first number in the reading). The details Hypertension or high blood pressure is a common condition. To reduce BP,...

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