Vitamin D supplements do not effectively lower blood pressure, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis in JAMA Internal Medicine. Low serum vitamin D levels have previously been associated with elevated blood pressure and cardiovascular events.
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Do Hemodynamic Endpoints Have Value in Patients Treated for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension? (18 Sep 2014)
Corey E. Ventetuolo discusses her research group’s study of hemodynamic endpoints in clinical trials of patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension.
John Ryan offers a primer on three newly approved drugs for pulmonary arterial hypertension.
SERIES: Making Sense of the New Prevention Guidelines — The View from Clinical Practice (22 Jan 2014)
A series of clinical vignettes involving decisions affected by the recently published prevention guidelines (JNC 8, ACC/AHA, ESC)
How Well Does Hypertensive Retinopathy Predict Stroke? (17 Sep 2013)
Mohammad Kamran Ikram discusses his research group’s investigation of the value of hypertensive retinopathy in predicting the long-term risk for stroke in patients with hypertension.
John Chalmers and his coauthors discuss their analysis of data from the ADVANCE trial.
Renal Denervation: The Next Magic Bullet? (3 Sep 2013)
Hypertension, diabetes, acute and chronic heart failure, worsening of renal function, obstructive sleep apnea…. A CardioExchange Fellow reacts to a session on new potential indications for this treatment modality.
Managing Hypertension – Not as Easy as It Once Seemed (29 Aug 2013)
A Chief Resident surveys the rapidly changing landscape of hypertension management.