Explore the latest in hypertension, including the epidemiology, prevention, treatment, and long-term outcomes of high blood pressure.
This Medical News article is an interview with Pamela Morris, MD, conference chair for the American College of Cardiology’s 2022 Scientific Sessions.
This clinical trial compares the effectiveness of blood pressure (BP) self-monitoring vs usual care alone on BP control and other related maternal and infant outcomes in pregnant individuals with hypertension.
This randomized clinical trial compares the efficacy of self-monitoring of blood pressure with telemonitoring vs usual antenatal care in detecting hypertension among pregnant individuals at higher risk of preeclampsia.
This JAMA Insights discusses the importance of effectively diagnosing and managing chronic hypertension before, during, and after pregnancy for optimal maternal and child health.
This study uses data from the publicly available Medaval database to determine the number of upper arm cuff and wrist cuff blood pressure measuring devices sold globally as well as the percentages of those devices that have been clinically validated for accuracy.
This study estimates aspirin use for preeclampsia prevention in pregnant women with prepregnancy diabetes, obesity, chronic hypertension, and combinations of these factors in 2018-2020.
This Viewpoint summarizes new guidance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for industry to voluntarily adhere to sodium reduction targets, particularly in processed and prepared foods.
This Medical News article discusses a head-to-head comparison of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin receptor blockers for high blood pressure treatment.
This systematic review to support the 2021 US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement on aspirin use to prevent preeclampsia and related morbidity and mortality summarizes published evidence on the benefits and harms of aspirin use in individuals at increased preeclampsia risk based on clinical risk factors or measurements associated with higher disease incidence.
This JAMA Patient Page summarizes the US Preventive Services Task Force’s recent recommendations on using aspirin during pregnancy to prevent preeclampsia and preeclampsia-related complications.
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