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2013-12-11 12:01:10

Detectable blood viral load nearly doubles the prevalence of heart disease HIV causes structural heart disease according to research presented at EuroEcho-Imaging 2013 by Dr Nieves Montoro from Madrid, Spain. The findings support the introduction of cardiovascular screening in all HIV patients, particularly those with a positive blood viral load. EuroEcho-Imaging 2013 is the official annual meeting of the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI), a registered branch of the...

2013-12-11 11:47:37

Among patients with obstructive sleep apnea and hypertension that requires 3 or more medications to control, continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment for 12 weeks resulted in a decrease in 24-hour average and diastolic blood pressure and an improvement in the nocturnal blood pressure pattern, compared to patients who did not receive CPAP, according to a study appearing in the December 11issue of JAMA. "Systemic hypertension is one of the most treatable cardiovascular risk...

2013-12-06 23:25:16

Primary Care CME Conference agenda has just been released by Continuing Education Company Inc. The 2nd Annual Essentials in Primary Care Winter Conference held at the Westin Maui Resort & Spa in Maui February 17-21, 2014 will feature half-day morning sessions running Monday to Friday. (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 Continuing Education Company Inc, a Primary Care Continuing Medical Education company, has just released their agenda for the 2nd Annual Primary Care Winter CME Conference....

Stroke Mortality In US Has Fallen Dramatically In Recent Decades
2013-12-06 10:39:47

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Stroke mortality rates have fallen dramatically in the US in recent decades as a result of better treatments and prevention efforts, the American Stroke Association said in a scientific statement published Thursday in the journal Stroke. The authors note that stroke deaths declined throughout the entire past century, with numbers falling from about 250 per 100,000 population in 1900 to about 60 per 100,000 by 2000. This decline...

2013-11-27 09:59:05

In the United States, African Americans have approximately twice the risk of end-stage renal disease compared to white Americans, despite a similar prevalence in earlier stages of chronic kidney disease. A large study co-authored by George Washington University (GW) researcher Dominic Raj, M.D., identifies factors that mediate differences in the progression of chronic kidney disease between black patients and white patients, as well as among black patients, in order to reduce the excess...

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2013-11-27 10:30:08

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For years, physicians have been telling their patients to monitor the amount of sodium in their food due to the potential damage it can cause to the body’s cardiovascular system. Now, a new study from UK researchers published in the British Medical Journal has found that some common medications contain enough sodium to increase the risk of a dangerous cardiovascular event. The researchers concluded that the public "should be warned about...

2013-11-26 23:00:43

Guebert announces largest exhibit presence ever at Radiology Society of North America Annual Meeting Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Guerbet announced today that it will have the company’s largest exhibit presence ever at the Radiology Society of North America (RSNA)’s 99th Assembly and Annual Meeting Dec. 1-6 in Chicago. Guerbet will be exhibiting at Booth #2535 South Building, Hall A. This will mark the first RSNA for Guerbet since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

2013-11-25 09:53:36

Mexican diet more dangerous than fast food chains A cardiovascular disease (CVD) expert is calling for mandatory screening of 18 year-old Mexicans to halt the CVD epidemic plaguing the nation. Cardiovascular risk factors will be a key theme at the Mexican Congress of Cardiology, held 23 to 27 November in Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico. The Congress is organised by the Mexican Society of Cardiology (MSC) and features a collaborative programme with the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). Dr...


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Hypertension (journal)
2012-05-14 11:48:30

Hypertension is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 1979 and published monthly by the American Heart Association (AHA). As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is John E. Hall (University of Mississippi). Publishing formats include original manuscripts, invited review summaries, invited case-based reviews, recent study highlights, invited brief commentaries, scientific or technical tutorials, letter to the editor, and novel findings of unusual interest. This journal focuses on...

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