American Heart Association's High Blood Pressure Research Scientific Sessions

Healio brings you the highlights from the American Heart Association's High Blood Pressure Research Scientific Sessions. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from the AHA High Blood Pressure Research Scientific Sessions, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

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Adult hypertension risk quadrupled for obese children

Cardiology Today, November 2013
Overweight children are twice as likely and obese children are four times as likely to develop hypertension as adults compared with normal-weight…
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Adult hypertension risk quadrupled for obese children

September 13, 2013
Overweight children are twice as likely and obese children are four times as likely to develop hypertension as adults compared with normal-weight…
Meeting News CoveragePerspective

Adult hypertension risk quadrupled for obese children

September 13, 2013
Overweight children are twice as likely and obese children are four times as likely to develop hypertension as adults compared with normal-weight…
Meeting News CoveragePerspective

Episodic high BP readings in childhood may predict adult hypertension

September 12, 2013
Children who had at least one high BP reading are about three times more likely to develop hypertension as adults, researchers reported at the…
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Type 2 diabetes increased CHD risk in premenopausal women

Cardiology Today, November 2013
Type 2 diabetes appears to be an independent predictor of increased risk for CHD in premenopausal women, according to findings presented at the…
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Type 2 diabetes increased CHD risk in premenopausal women

September 12, 2013
Type 2 diabetes appears to be an independent predictor of increased risk for CHD in premenopausal women, according to findings presented at the…
Meeting News CoveragePerspective

Type 2 diabetes increased CHD risk in premenopausal women

September 12, 2013
Type 2 diabetes appears to be an independent predictor of increased risk for CHD in premenopausal women, according to findings presented at the…
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Many patients may have received inappropriate DAPT dose

HemOnc Today, December 25, 2012
LOS ANGELES — Approximately 75% of patients receiving dual antiplatelet therapy with a P2Y12 inhibitor are receiving the wrong dose, according…
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Many patients may have received inappropriate DAPT dose

Cardiology Today, January 2013
LOS ANGELES — Approximately 75% of patients receiving dual antiplatelet therapy with a P2Y12 inhibitor are receiving the wrong dose, according…
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ARCTIC: Antiplatelet therapy not improved by monitoring platelet function

HemOnc Today, December 25, 2012
LOS ANGELES — New data from the ARCTIC study suggest that adjusting antiplatelet therapy based on platelet-function monitoring did not lead to…