Author | Katie Robinson

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Renal Failure, Diabetes Linked to Increased Mortality in Post-Myocardial Infarction

February 11, 2020

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.

Marijuana Screening Recommended for Cardiovascular Disease

February 05, 2020

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 May Lower Blood Pressure

October 16, 2019

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 Lowers Blood Pressure in Supine Hypertension

October 02, 2019

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.