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Antihypertensive Meds Initiation Linked to Fractures in Nursing Home Seniors

Antihypertensive medication initiation also linked to higher risk for severe falls requiring hospitalization, ED visits

Risk for Fibroid Diagnosis Increased With Untreated, New-Onset HTN

Increased risk seen for those with untreated hypertension versus no hypertension; lower risk seen with treated hypertension

EHR-Based Algorithm Does Not Cut Hospitalization in Kidney Dysfunction Triad

No reduction seen in hospitalization at one year with use of EHR-based algorithm and practice facilitators in primary care

Guidance Lacking for Inpatient Management of Asymptomatic HTN

Inconsistent recommendations found for managing hypertensive urgencies, but outpatient BP goals were clearly defined

Sedentary Behavior Reduction Intervention Cuts Sitting Time, BP in Seniors

Intervention reduces sitting time at three and six months and yields reduction in systolic blood pressure at six months

ACC: Short Sleep Duration Linked to Risk of Developing Hypertension

Stronger association seen when sleep duration was less than five hours; women more vulnerable than men

Prevalence of Self-Reported Hypertension 30 Percent in 2017 to 2021

During the same time period, the prevalence of antihypertensive medication use increased from 59.8 to 62.9 percent

Hypertension, Diabetes in Pregnancy Tied to Offspring’s Later Heart Health

Findings show link to children’s body mass index, blood pressure, total cholesterol level, and glucose level

Single Dose of Zilebesiran Linked to Reduction in Systolic BP

Significant reduction seen in systolic blood pressure with zilebesiran 150, 300, 600 mg once in six months; 300 mg once every three months

Antihypertensive Combos Recommended for BTKi-Linked Hypertension

Hydrochlorothiazide plus beta blockers recommended for patients with hypertension prior to BTKi initiation