Burden of hypertension and associated risks for cardiovascular mortality in Cuba: a prospective cohort study
- MedicineThe Lancet. Public health
Hypertension epidemiology in India: emerging aspects.
- MedicineCurrent opinion in cardiology
Hypertension is widely prevalent in India with large regional variation, greater prevalence in urban areas and the young, and low status of its awareness, treatment and control.
Device-based therapies for arterial hypertension
- Medicine, BiologyNature Reviews Cardiology
Novel strategies to improve blood pressure control and treat drug-resistant hypertension are needed despite the efficacy and widespread availability of current antihypertensive drugs, including renal sympathetic denervation.
Circular RNAs in hypertension: challenges and clinical promise
- BiologyHypertension Research
An overview of the findings from current research focusing on the emerging role of circRNAs in the pathogenesis of hypertension is presented, some of the challenges encountered by circRNA studies are highlighted, and perspectives are provided on the future of research in this area.
May Measurement Month 2018: an analysis of blood pressure screening results from Slovenia
- MedicineEuropean heart journal supplements : journal of the European Society of Cardiology
The high number of individuals with HTN, with newly diagnosed HTN and with uncontrolled BP despite medication, confirms a real need for such screening programmes in Slovenia.
Real-life appraisal on blood pressure targets achievement in adult outpatients at high cardiovascular risk.
- MedicineNutrition, metabolism, and cardiovascular diseases : NMCD
Prevalence and predictors of hypertension in Namibia: A national-level cross-sectional study
- MedicinePloS one
The prevalence of hypertension among Namibian adults is high and associated with metabolic and socio-demographic factors, and future research examining disease comorbidity and behavioral risk factors could better inform on the disease burden and help target resources to optimize prevention and control.
Cardiovascular, Cerebrovascular, and Renovascular Consequences of Ageing May Be Challenged
- MedicinePractical Issues in Geriatrics
Most important lifestyle-related or environmental risk factors of early vascular ageing and chronic non-communicable diseases, include unhealthy diet, smoking, and physical inactivity. These…
Development of a risk prediction model for incident hypertension in Japanese individuals: the Hisayama Study
- MedicineHypertension Research
This risk prediction model for incident hypertension based on prospective longitudinal data from a general Japanese population is a useful guide for estimating an individual’s absolute risk for hypertension and could facilitate the management of Japanese individuals at high risk of developing hypertension in the future.
Genetic analysis of over 1 million people identifies 535 new loci associated with blood pressure traits
- Biology, MedicineNature Genetics
The largest genetic association study of blood pressure traits (systolic, diastolic and pulse pressure) to date in over 1 million people of European ancestry identifies 535 novel blood pressure loci that offer new insights into blood pressure regulation.
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The elusiveness of population-wide high blood pressure control.
- MedicineAnnual review of public health
Better prevention and control of hypertension will yield substantial general population health benefits and remain high priorities in public health.
A call to action and a lifecourse strategy to address the global burden of raised blood pressure on current and future generations: the Lancet Commission on hypertension
- MedicineThe Lancet
The burden of blood pressure-related disease: a neglected priority for global health.
The provision of blood pressure–lowering treatments to a much broader group of patients at risk of serious cardiovascular diseases, among whom blood pressure levels were often only modestly elevated, contributed importantly to the declines in stroke and coronary disease deaths rates experienced by most Western populations.
Epidemiology and the Prevention of Hypertension
- MedicineThe Medical clinics of North America
To achieve the final goal of eliminating all blood pressure-related disease in the community, detection and treatment of hypertension must be complemented by equally energetic approaches directed at primary prevention of hypertension.
Hypertension: pathways to success.
The field of hypertension has enjoyed some remarkable successes in recent years. Better blood pressure management has been an important contributor to the recent rapid decline in the age-adjusted…
Genes for blood pressure: an opportunity to understand hypertension.
- BiologyEuropean heart journal
It is hoped that the knowledge of these and further loci will lead to improved understanding of BP pathophysiology and to the identification of new targets for drug therapy.
Molecular genetics of essential hypertension
- Medicine, BiologyClinical and experimental hypertension
In total, EH is likely to be a polygenic disorder that results from inheritance of a number of susceptibility genes and involves multiple environmental determinants, which complicate the study of blood pressure variations in the general population.
South African hypertension practice guideline 2014 : review
This guideline was developed by the Southern African Hypertension Society 2014© and aims to reduce the risk of stroke, cardiac failure, chronic kidney disease and coronary artery disease, and improve the quality of life for patients with uncomplicated hypertension.
Hypertension and the treating physician: understanding and reducing therapeutic inertia.
The principal manifestation of TI (or clinical inertia, a more common term) documented in this study is failure to increase the dose of antihypertensive medications or add an additional medication in clinical encounters where the BP is above goal level.