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AHA/ASH Scientific Sessions 2017

Thursday, September 14, 2017 to Sunday, September 17, 2017

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 - blood pressure monitor

More Americans are monitoring their blood pressure at home, according to new research presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions, but those more likely to do so have partners and college degrees.

 - High blood pressure, hypertension

Sex-specific treatments of hypertension in teenagers and young adults might prove to be beneficial later in life, a group of Canadian scientists have found.

 - blood pressure monitor

Dangerous side effects of high blood pressure, including organ damage, could be affecting Americans earlier in life than previously thought, according to a new study published in Hypertension.

 - Female patient blood pressure

Primary care practices using a quality improvement program saw hypertension control rise from 65.6 percent to 74.8 percent over a six-month period.

 - Blood Pressure

A 25-year study of young adults transitioning to middle age revealed maintaining a healthy weight was more important in blood pressure control than four other health behaviors.