Antihypertensive

In a middle-aged population, it was recently shown that the stable vasopressin marker plasma copeptin predicts development of diabetes mellitus,...


Cardiovascular autonomic diabetic neuropathy ( CAN ) is a serious complication of diabetes. No reliable data on the prevalence of...


Conflicting blood pressure-lowering effects of catheter-based renal artery denervation have been reported in patients with resistant hypertension. Researchers have compared...


Accurate risk assessment of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease ( ASCVD ) is essential to effectively balance the risks and benefits of...


Hypertension is a common diabetes comorbidity that affects the majority of patients, with the prevalence depending on type of diabetes,...


Thiazide diuretics are recommended as first-line therapy for hypertension and are among the most commonly prescribed drugs worldwide. According to...


Reliable quantification of the association between blood pressure and risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus is lacking. A study sought to...


Treatment of hypertensive patients with beta-blockers reduces heart rate and decreases central blood pressure less than other antihypertensive drugs, implying...


Cysteine could potentially lower the risk of stroke through antihypertensive and antioxidant effects. A study has evaluated the hypothesis that...



A 8-week, multicenter, open-label study has assessed the safety and efficacy of LCZ696 ( Entresto ), a first-in-class angiotensin receptor...


The effect of LCZ696 on blood pressure was evaluated in patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction ( HFpEF...


Positive top-line results from EMPA-REG OUTCOME were announced. This is a long-term clinical trial investigating cardiovascular ( CV ) outcomes...


The association between apparent treatment resistant hypertension ( ATRH ) and clinical outcomes is not well studied in chronic kidney...


The fixed-dose combination of any two antihypertensive drugs from different drug classes is typically more effective in reducing blood pressure...


There are few rigorous studies to confirm or refute the commonly cited concern that control of blood pressure to lower...


It is often assumed that blood pressure increases acutely after major stroke, resulting in so-called post-stroke hypertension. In view of...


Medication to treat high blood pressure in older patients appears to be associated with an increased risk for serious injury...


In February 2014, the American Heart Association [ AHA ] /American Stroke Association [ ASA ] released their first guideline...


The risk for stroke during pregnancy is fairly low ( about 34 per 100 000 deliveries ), but risk is...