Explore the latest in hypertension, including the epidemiology, prevention, treatment, and long-term outcomes of high blood pressure.
This cross-sectional study examines the intraindividaul discrepancies in blood pressure estimates and classifications based on different BP estimation protocols.
This serial cross-sectional study assesses whether any race/ethnicity-specific changes occurred from before to after publication of the Eighth Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure panel member report for the initiation of antihypertensive medication classes in a 5% sample of Medicare beneficiaries aged 66 years or older.
This post hoc analysis of data from the Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial determines the association between the proportion of West African ancestry with response to antihypertensive medication, blood pressure control, kidney function, and risk of adverse cardiovascular events among self-identified Black individuals.
This cross-sectional study evaluates which health indicators have improved or worsened among Black and Hispanic middle-aged and older adults since the Minority Health and Health Disparities Research and Education Act of 2000.
This randomized trial compares the effects of vitamin D, omega-3s, and a strength-training exercise program alone or in combination vs no supplementation and control exercise on changes in blood pressure, physical and cognitive function, nonvertebral fractures, and infections over 3 years among older adults.
This JAMA Patient Page summarizes the 2020 USPSTF recommendation statement on blood pressure screening in children, which concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of the practice (I statement).
This systematic review to support the 2020 US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement on screening for hypertension in children and adolescents summarizes published evidence on the benefits and harms of screening for hypertension in asymptomatic children and adolescents and on the effect of treating childhood hypertension on outcomes in adulthood.
This 2020 US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for high blood pressure in children and adolescents (I statement).
This Viewpoint from the US Surgeon General’s office announces the 2020 release of the Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Control Hypertension and summarizes its key goals and recommendations aimed at making hypertension control a national public health priority and ensuring communities and patients have the resources to achieve it.
This cluster randomized trial compares the effects of an online weight management program with vs without a health manager monitoring progress vs usual care on 12-month weight change among adults with overweight or obesity and a diagnosis of hypertension or type 2 diabetes.
This secondary analysis of a randomized clinical trial investigates the association of antihypertensive triple drug fixed-dose combination therapy with therapeutic inertia and prescribing patterns compared with usual care.
This cross-sectional study investigates the adequacy of blood pressure control among stroke survivors and antihypertensive treatment trends using National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey data.
This secondary analysis of a randomized clinical trial evaluates the differential outcomes of intensive vs standard systolic blood pressure reduction in patients with intracerebral hemorrhage and initial systolic blood pressure of 220 mm Hg or more vs less than 220 mm Hg.
This cohort study assesses the national prevalence of masked asleep hypertension among US adults.
This national cohort study evaluates trends in heart failure incidence across risk factor strata, including hypertension, diabetes, obesity, acute myocardial infarction, and atrial fibrillation among Medicare beneficiaries.
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