By Thomas F LüscherTaken directly from the European Heart Journal. Well, wine is truly a joy, but at best neutral when consumed in moderation. Chocolate…View More Are wine, chocolate, coffee: forbidden joys?
By Ahmed El-Medany Presented by Dr. Chiriacò at the American Heart Association’s Hypertension Scientific Sessions, a prospective study including 349 diabetic participants assessed the long-term…View More Nocturnal increase in blood pressure associated with increased mortality in diabetics
By Ahmed El-Medany Treatment with a ‘quadpill’ containing quarter doses of four antihypertensive drugs demonstrated better blood pressure control than initial monotherapy with full-dose irbesartan,…View More Polypill beats monotherapy for hypertension: results from the QUARTET stud
‘These findings provide clinicians with evidence to embrace moderate-intensity aerobic exercise as a standard coadjutant therapy targeting this patient population.’ The authors state.View More Exercise training effective in reducing ambulatory blood pressure in resistant hypertension, results from the EnRicH trial
By Ahmed El-Medany A meta-analysis by Huang et al has suggests exposure to short- and long-term air pollution in childhood and adolescence increases the likelihood…View More Air pollution tied to hypertension in children and adolescents
By Ahmed El-Medany In the Los Angeles Barbershop Blood Pressure Study (LABBPS), pharmacist-led hypertension care in Black-owned barbershops significantly improved blood pressure (BP) control in…View More Pharmacist-led hypertension care in Black barbershops – a cost-effective way to improve blood pressure control and reduce health inequities?
We know that across the world a billion people have high blood pressure and 10.7 million people die each year because of high blood pressure.…View More Evidence based research on CVD prevention