“Sometimes we might need to go straight to surgery instead of going through medications first, because it may be the most effective and evidence-...
Home measurement appeared to be economical over a minimum 10-year period compared with usual care – higher expenditures for equipment and training...
“We are doing very badly in terms of implementation. There is a big gap between science and what’s happening in the real world.”
For the American medical-industrial complex, lowered costs for managing common serious diseases may be an undesired rather than a good thing.
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“The blood pressure reduction we see here is ... comparable to that produced by one antihypertensive medication,” said Dr. Deepak Gupta.
Klinrisk, which estimates an adult’s risk for CKD progression from 20 lab values, may spur more targeted, intensified treatment.
“In the absence of effective treatments, health systems should plan for large increases in the number of liver cancer cases and the need for liver...
From the Journals
“Standing office BP has acceptable discriminative capabilities in identifying the presence of hypertension in adults.”
“The most important thing to know about exercise is that finding the time and having the health to do so is a privilege.”
Aprocitentan, a novel dual endothelin antagonist, showed antihypertensive efficacy and manageable safety in people with chronic kidney disease.