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Home-based Monitoring System Shows Marked Improvement in Hypertension Management

Blood Pressure Variability and Cognitive Function in Pediatric CKD

Among adults with chronic kidney disease (AKD), there is an association between diminished cognition, particularly executive function. Results from the CKiD (Chronic Kidney Disease...
ACE COVID

ACE Inhibitors Not Linked with Increased Risk for Positive COVID-19 Test

A new paper in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that conventional hypertensive medications do not increase the risk for a positive test...
Interview with Payal Kohli, MD; COVID-19 and Anticoagulants; and More

Cardio Round-up: Thrombotic Complications in COVID-19; Work Stress Increases PAD Risk; and More

This week's Round-up features two updates for COVID-19, an update about how work-related stress increases the risk for peripheral artery disease, and a look...
ACEIs

Do ACEIs/ARBs Affect Severity, Mortality Risk in Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients with Hypertension?

The effects of COVID-19 range from presenting no symptoms at all to death. As experts try to determine what patient factors may affect disease...
Do Smartphones Help With Blood Pressure Control after Myocardial Infarction?

Do Smartphones Help With Blood Pressure Control after Myocardial Infarction?

A recent study evaluating whether or not the use of smartphone technology improves blood pressure regulation following myocardial infarction suggested no significant effects. "Smart technology...
Blood Pressure Monitoring DevicesGenerally Not Validated for Accuracy

Many Home Blood Pressure Monitoring Devices Not Validated for Accuracy: Study

A new analysis published in Hypertension suggests that many blood pressure monitoring devices designed for home use are not validated for accuracy. "Self-home blood pressure...
HTO, Vitamin D from Foods May Protect Against Cardiovascular Problems: ATTICA Analysis

Vitamin D from Foods May Protect Against Cardiovascular Problems: ATTICA Analysis

A new analysis suggests that vitamin D intake from foods was associated with some cardioprotective effects. According to the authors, the analysis "aimed to evaluate...

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