In post-myocardial infarction patients, chronically impaired renal failure and diabetes are both associated with an increased mortality risk, say researchers recently writing in Diabetes Care.
Screening, testing and counseling for marijuana use is needed, especially in young patients presenting with cardiovascular disease, according to a review recently published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
Hot yoga improved ambulatory blood pressure and reduced mental stress, a correlate of hypertension, in adults with elevated blood pressure and stage I hypertension, according to a study presented at AHA’s Hypertension 2019 Scientific Sessions held in New Orleans last month.
Local heat therapy applied overnight effectively lowers blood pressure in patients with both primary autonomic failure and nocturnal supine hypertension, according to a study presented at AHA’s Hypertension 2019 Scientific Sessions in New Orleans.
The number of pregnant women who develop hypertension during the first 20 weeks of pregnancy has spiked in the U.S. since 1979, especially among black women, with advanced maternal age contributing to this upward trend, say researchers writing in Hypertension this month.