Hypertension

 

Study Calls for Change in Prescribing Practices of Antihypertensive Agents in Patients with HIV

April 06, 2021

An analysis of more than 8000 patients with HIV and hypertension suggests these patients may not be receiving the most efficacious antihypertensive agents and this could be placing these patients at increased risk of cardiovascular disease events or death.

Risk Factor Prevalence Dangerously High, Poorly Controlled in Hispanic/Latino Adults

March 04, 2021

An analysis of data from more than 16k Hispanic/Latino individuals indicates the prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors among those with a history of stroke/TIA was greater than previously thought and many are unaware of these risk factors.