Under New Guidelines, More Kids Have Hypertension

New hypertension guidelines issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics in 2017 lowered the threshold for a diagnosis of high blood pressure in those under 19 years of age, and that means 795,000 more children are now classified as having the condition than before.
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CONCLUSIONS: Abiraterone acetate is a new hormonal treatment for metastatic castration resistant prostate cancer both before and after chemotherapy. The results of the available studies demonstrate a significant improvement in terms of efficacy, with a tolerability profile generally acceptable, predictable and manageable, and an improvement in patient's perceived quality of life. PMID: 30319125 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Archivos Espanoles de Urologia - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Arch Esp Urol Source Type: research
SUPPLEMENTS could be sued to improve heart health, as well as to lower the risk of heart attack and high blood pressure symptoms. Add these cheap capsules to your daily diet to lower your chances of heart disease and strokes.
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AbstractTo analyze the efficacy of Green Light photoselective vaporization of the prostate (PVP) in elderly high-risk benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) patients with glands over 80  ml. From December 2013 to February 2016, we allocated 84 elderly (age 71–97) high-risk patients who underwent preoperative transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) examination with glands over 80 ml and divided them into two groups to receive 120 W (n = 40) and 180 W (n = 44) PVP. All the patients have been observed at least one intraoperative comorbidity: hypertension, diabetes mellitus, NYHA II, or ...
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Authors: Michas G, Karvelas G, Trikas A Abstract Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a significant and ever-growing problem in Europe, accounting for nearly 45% of all deaths and leading to significant morbidity. Greece is one of the European Union member states that top the list of deaths due to ischemic heart disease and stroke, a fact that is mainly attributed to unfavorable changes in modifiable risk factors. The aim of this review is to examine the latest evidence on the most important CVD risk factors. According to studies conducted during the last two decades, the prevalence of arterial hypertension, hypercholes...
Source: Hellenic Journal of Cardiology - Category: Cardiology Tags: Hellenic J Cardiol Source Type: research
The key here is linking high-risk patients with hypertension to health messages from'a very trusted source,'a study author says.Medscape Medical News
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Condition:   Pulmonary Hypertension Intervention:   Diagnostic Test: RHC Sponsors:   Russian Cardiology Research and Production Center;   Scientific Research Institute of Rheumatology, Moscow Enrolling by invitation
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Condition:   Exercise Pulmonary Hypertension Intervention:   Sponsor:   Aristotle University Of Thessaloniki Recruiting
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Publication date: Available online 15 October 2018Source: Pregnancy HypertensionAuthor(s): Diane Nzelu, Dan Dumitrascu-Biris, Polly Kay, Kypros H. Nicolaides, Nikos A. KametasAbstractObjectivesTo compare rates of severe hypertension (SH), preeclampsia (PE) birth of small for gestational age (SGA) neonates between women with chronic hypertension (CH) diagnosed during the first trimester of pregnancy and those with pre-pregnancy CH.Study DesignProspective cohort study of women with CH and singleton pregnancies referred to an Antenatal Hypertension Clinic at 8-14 weeks’ gestation. At presentation the patients were subdi...
Source: Pregnancy Hypertension: An International Journal of Womens Cardiovascular Health - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
ConclusionsEarly-pregnancy weight gain may be associated with preeclampsia in some BMI groups. Future revisions of pregnancy weight gain recommendations should account for preeclampsia risks from this and additional studies.
Source: Pregnancy Hypertension: An International Journal of Womens Cardiovascular Health - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
Update: A new guideline from the World Health Organization (WHO) aims to help reduce steadily rising rates of caesarean sections around the globe. While crucial at times for medical reasons, Cesarean births are associated with short-term and long-risks health risks for women and babies that may extend for years. In June 2018, Serena Williams told Vanity Fair about her journey to motherhood, including the story of how she nearly died a few days after giving birth. In September, Beyoncé punctuated her Vogue cover with the story of how she developed a life-threatening pregnancy condition called pre...
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