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Hypertension

In the Medicare population aged 65 years and older there was a decrease in incidence strokes and in mortality from strokes from 1988 to 2008, according to research published in the July issue of The American Journal of Medicine.
Regularly consuming probiotics may improve blood pressure, particularly for people with hypertension, according to a new study.
Despite the debilitating symptoms associated with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, an alarming proportion of primary care providers mistreat or overlook the disease in their patients
Many patients with multiple sclerosis have numerous comorbid chronic conditions that worsen mental health and increase mortality.
A technology-based program may be used to identify patients with undiagnosed hypertension in the primary care setting, according to research published in the July/August issue of the Annals of Family Medicine.
A new study urges primary care physicians to be more alert in identifying patients with underlying chronic kidney disease because they are more likely to have resistant hypertension.
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