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September 19, 2008
The observed relationship linking obesity, severity of hypertension, and increase in cardiovascular risk was traditionally thought to emanate from the increase in circulatory volume, persistently increased systemic resistance from obesity, and clustering of major cardiovascular risk factors (eg, hypercholesterolemia and diabetes mellitus) among obese patients.
September 17, 2008
The manuscript by Messerli and colleagues, entitled "Dangers of aggressively lowering blood pressure in coronary artery disease," raises a controversial issue with important clinical implications—the J-shaped curve.
September 10, 2008
Klatsky reports a link between elevated blood pressures and increased risk of hospitalizations for coronary heart disease and stroke that is independent of alcohol intake.
September 09, 2008
The incidence of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) has nearly doubled in the United States between 1991 and 2000 and has been projected to increase by 50% by 2015.