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April 26, 2013

Potassium benefits for hypertension and stroke

Increased potassium intake reduces blood pressure in people with hypertension and has no adverse effect on blood lipid concentrations, catecholamine concentrations, or renal function in adults, according to a study1 published recently in the British Medical Journal.

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July 24, 2012

Oral contraceptives increase blood pressure in adolescence

Lifestyle behaviour in adolescents may adversely affect blood pressure and cardiovascular risk in adulthood, according to results from a large pregnancy follow-up study in Australia published recently in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology.1

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June 8, 2011

WEIGHT LINK TO HYPERTENSION QUANTIFIED

The connection between weight loss and a beneficial drop in blood pressure has been quantified by a recent German population-based study,1 presented recently at EuroPRevent 2011 in Geneva.

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June 8, 2011

HYPERTENSION WIDENS STROKE DEATH GAP

There is growing inequality in the proportion of people who die from stroke between different countries in Europe and central Asia, largely due to varying treatment of hypertension, according to a multi-national study published recently in the European Heart Journal.1

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June 8, 2011

DEATH RISK FROM AF WITH DIABETES REDUCED

Risk of death in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) and type 2 diabetes can be substantially reduced by hypertension treatment with perindopril/indapamide, according to findings announced recently by the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).1

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June 25, 2010

Atrial fibrillation, and hypertension

“Hypertension is the most prevalent risk factor leading to the development of atrial fibrillation (AF), the most common arrhythmia” according to Dr I Grundvold, University of Oslo.

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June 9, 2009

Prevention of AF: new recommendations from the NHLBI

Atrial fibrillation (AF) may be preventable: contributing conditions such as hypertension and left atrial enlargement could serve as therapeutic targets to prevent development of AF.

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