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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CABG more cost effective than PCI for patients with diabetes

Endocrine Today, December 2012
LOS ANGELES — Although the initial cost of CABG was higher than PCI, 5-year follow-up suggests that the improved clinical outcomes associated…
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TACT: Chelation therapy reduced adverse events in post-MI patients

Cardiology Today, December 2012
LOS ANGELES — Patients with a prior MI given weekly infusions of chelation therapy experienced fewer CV events than patients who received…
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FREEDOM: CABG bested PCI for patients with diabetes and multivessel disease

November 4, 2012
LOS ANGELES — Patients with diabetes and multivessel CAD experienced significantly better clinical outcomes after revascularization with CABG…
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Prasugrel vs. clopidogrel linked with lower platelet reactivity in select patients

Endocrine Today, December 2012
LOS ANGELES — The platelet function substudy of the TRILOGY ACS trial has shown that among patients with ACS without ST-segment elevation who…
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Yogurt consumption lowered risk for hypertension

September 26, 2012
Increasing yogurt intake without increasing calorie dietary intake was found to be beneficial for BP control and hypertension prevention, according…
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Poor sleep quality related to resistant hypertension

Cardiology Today, November 2012
Poor sleep quality may be associated with a twofold increase in the probability of having resistant hypertension. However, when depressive symptoms…
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BMI effect on BP varies by race in children

Endocrine Today, November 2012
Black children referred for treatment of obesity had significantly higher BP compared with white children referred for treatment at an obesity clinic…
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Cooking with sesame, rice bran oils may lower BP

Cardiology Today, November 2012
New research suggests that cooking with a combination of sesame and rice bran oils lowers BP and improves cholesterol levels. The prospective…
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Low-calorie cranberry juice lowered BP in healthy adults

Cardiology Today, November 2012
Regular consumption of low-calorie cranberry juice appears to improve BP in healthy adults, according to research presented at the American Heart…