Hypertension News and Articles

Jun 01, 2020

Women and minorities lacking in research and clinical trials for new cardiometabolic medications

Research Highlights: Women and minorities have low participation rates in pivotal trials for new medications. 10-year analysis of clinical trial data reveals no improvement in diversity over time. Further efforts are needed to determine differences...

Palliative care for heart failure patients may lower rehospitalization risk and improve outcomes

Research Highlights: Heart failure patients who received palliative care - focused on pain relief, emotional support and quality of life while hospitalized ? were less likely to be readmitted within six months. Palliative care lowered the risk of...

Major analysis of WHO database finds serious and potentially lethal impact of hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin

COVID-19 AHA Newsroom   DALLAS, May 23, 2020 ? Hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin may have a serious impact on the cardiovascular system and are a potentially lethal combination, according to a large analysis of a World Health Organization (WHO)...

No evidence blanket ?do-not-resuscitate? orders for COVID-19 patients are necessary

Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes Journal Report   AHA COVID-19 Newsroom   DALLAS, May 22, 2020 ? It?s inappropriate to consider blanket do-not-resuscitate orders for COVID-19 patients because adequate data is not yet available on U.S....

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