Hypertension

 
AHA 2021 Statistical Update: Pandemic Impact on CVD Will Be "Exponential"
February 05, 2021

Heart disease, again the leading cause of death worldwide, may remain so for many years as a result of COVID-19 pandemic conditions, says AHA Update Writing Committee Chair.

Exercise Insufficient to Overcome CVD Risks of Overweight/Obesity
January 26, 2021

Physical activity cannot compensate adequately for the negative impact of excess body weight on cardiometabolic health.

Black Patients Less Likely to Receive Treatment Intensification for BP Control
November 11, 2020

AHA 2020 Virtual Scientific Sessions: Nearly one-third of racial disparities in hypertension treatment may be linked to inequities in treatment intensification, study authors suggest.