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"hypertension" News

Sep 26, 2018


Utah Translational Hypertension Symposium Tackles Successes ...

With a goal of leveraging the Utah Translational Hypertension Symposium to make an impact, the organizers created a unique, intimate setting where researchers and in-the-trenches clinicians could problem solve with leade...

Aug 02, 2018


Second Annual Translational Hypertension Symposium and Early...

The Second Annual University of Utah Translational Hypertension Symposium assembles national experts in hypertension treatment and research.

Aug 23, 2017


Two Studies Support Intensive Blood Pressure Control for Lon...

Two studies provide additional support for lowering systolic blood pressure to an intensive goal of 120 mmHg – far below the standard guidelines of 140 mmHg – to reduce the risk of heart disease in high-risk patients...

Feb 13, 2017


Intensive Blood Pressure Control Could Prevent 100,000 Death...

Researchers have projected that aggressively lowering blood pressure could help prevent more than 100,000 deaths in the U.S. each year. Experts from the University of Utah and institutions across the country built upon t...

May 19, 2016


Even Frail, Older Adults Could Benefit From Intensive Blood ...

Adults with hypertension who are age 75 years and older, including those who are frail and with poor overall health, could benefit from lowering their blood pressure below current medical guidelines. The multi-institutio...

May 11, 2015


Odd Genetic Syndrome Suggests Increased Blood Vessel Resista...

A new study reveals the genetic causes of a curious, rare syndrome that manifests as hypertension (high blood pressure) accompanied by short fingers (brachydactyly type E). Six unrelated families with the syndrome come f...