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Oct 15, 2008 - ...effects, vitamin D deficiency is associated with elevated blood pressure and cardiovascular disease (CVD). Ecologic studies report that hypertension and coronary heart disease rates increase with further distance from the equator, which may be related to decreasing exposure to...

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Nov 15, 2008 - ...stroke. In subgroup analysis, the reductionsin vascular events were similar betweenparticipants with diabetes who had vasculardisease or hypertension, and those who didnot have these conditions at the beginning oftrials. The reductions in vascular events werealso similar in patients...

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Nov 15, 2008 - ...years, and the majority of eachgroup consisted of smokers. About 47 percentof the placebo group and 53 percentof the omeprazole group had hypertension.The mean PRI in the omeprazole groupchanged from 83.9 percent on the first day to51.4 percent on the seventh day. In the...

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Sep 1, 2008 - ...Hypertension Older age WBC = white blood cell; WHI = Women's Health Initiative. Table Characteristics Associated with Higher and Lower WBC Counts Among Postmenopausal Women in the WHI Study Lower WBC countsHigher WBC counts Alcohol consumption Aspirin use...

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Sep 15, 2008 - ...in the previous six months. The presence of depression, other health conditions, and a history of coronary heart disease, stroke, or hypertension was also recorded at baseline. The health status of each patient was monitored annually by questionnaire, clinical data, and, when...

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Oct 1, 2008 - ...failure or poor left ventricular function, but 20 percent had diabetes, 40 percent had previous myocardial infarction, 50 percent had hypertension, and 50 percent had hyperlipidemia. Results: Short-term survival (within 30 days of the procedure) was high in both groups, and was not...

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Jun 15, 2008 - ...Hypertension Obesity Sedentary lifestyle Smoking CAD = coronary artery disease. Table. Risk Factors for CAD and Colonic Neoplasm Diabetes mellitus High-fat, low-fiber diet Hyperlipidemia Hypertension Obesity Sedentary lifestyle Smoking CAD =...

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Jun 15, 2008 - ...is associated with several potentially serious short- and long-term health consequences, including type 2 diabetes, hyperlip-idemia, and hypertension. Excessive weight in childhood also is highly predictive of overweight or obesity in adulthood. Effective interventions for childhood...

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Mar 15, 2008 - ...and had a minimum body mass index (BMI) of 34 kg per m2 for men and 38 kg per m2 for women. Patients with comorbidities (e.g., diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, myocardial infarction or stroke that occurred more than six months before the study) were eligible unless they were...

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Dec 15, 2007 - ...groups, more than one half were men, 60 percent were white, and the average age was 66 years. About 70 percent of the participants had hypertension, 30 percent had diabetes, and 28 percent had a previous stroke. Study treatment was initiated an average of 1.2 days from onset of...

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Jan 1, 2008 - ...between baseline blood pressure and five-year survival rates in patients 80 years or older with hypertension. The Study: A subsample of 4,071 patients at least 80 years of age with hypertension were studied retrospectively using clinic data from a larger study of veterans. For 1,289...

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Feb 1, 2008 - ...Demographic data were collected and included comorbidities (e.g., hypertension, coronary artery disease, hyperlipidemia, diabetes, gallstones, osteoarthritis, obstructive sleep apnea). Multiple terms were assessed to capture obesity management plans even when obesity was not...

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Oct 15, 2007 - ...Alcohol Consumption and CVD Risk in Men with Hypertension Am Fam Physician. 2007 Oct 15;76(8):1208-1210. Background: Adults with hypertension are at increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD). Epidemiologic studies have suggested a protective effect of moderate...

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Sep 1, 2002 - ...Thyroid Hormone Effect on Hypertension, Aortic Stiffness Am Fam Physician. 2002 Sep 1;66(5):851-852. Hypertension, most commonly diastolic, is increased in patients with hypothyroidism because of increased peripheral vascular resistance. Hypertension is caused by hypothyroidism in...

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Nov 15, 2007 - ...with a body mass index between 27 and 40 kg per m2. Patients with chronic illnesses were excluded, except for those with well-controlled hypertension or hypercholesterolemia. Participants were randomly selected to receive a book about one of the four diets, and all groups received...

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Oct 15, 2007 - ...oz (400 g). The statistical analyses adjusted for age, indigenous status, smoking status, pregnancy interval, medical conditions (i.e., hypertension, diabetes, or asthma), obstetric complications, patient insurance status (i.e., public or private), gestational age, and obstetric...

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Aug 1, 2007 - ...proton pump inhibitors was recommended for patients at high risk of gastrointestinal hemorrhage. All patients also received treatment for hypertension based on the recommendations of the seventh report of the Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and...

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Jun 15, 2007 - ...required to be a singleton vaginal birth. Mothers with human immunodeficiency virus infection were excluded from the study. Those with hypertension and diabetes also were excluded because of the high rates of labor induction associated with these diseases. Data collected on each...

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Jul 1, 2007 - ...After six months, the treatment group showed no significant changes in mean heart rate or blood pressure, and no episodes of supine hypertension occurred. The only adverse event reported was mild gastrointestinal discomfort in one patient. Conclusion: The authors conclude that...

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Aug 1, 2007 - ...cough suppressants. At appropriate doses it suppresses cough, but at high doses it may cause hallucinations, tachycardia, hypertension, agitation, ataxia, or psychosis. Products containing dextromethorphan are readily available to adolescents, and abuse of these medications has...

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Jul 15, 2007 - ...Background: Beta blockers are one of the medications most commonly prescribed for treating arrhythmias, hypertension, heart failure, and angina pectoris, and for helping prevent myocardial infarction (MI). Their use also has been shown to significantly reduce post-MI mortality....

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Jun 15, 2007 - ...ACE inhibitors have demonstrated reductions in cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, and are used to prevent nephropathy and treat hypertension. One advantage of ARBs is that they do not produce cough, an adverse effect of ACE inhibitors that occurs in less than 10 percent of all...

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Jul 1, 2007 - ...experienced significantly more severe adverse effects (6 percent compared with 11 percent). The most common serious adverse events were hypertension (12 patients), depression (8 patients), diarrhea (7 patients), and congestive heart failure (7 patients). Conclusion: Women who...

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Jun 15, 2007 - ...study found that babies born to mothers who used SSRIs after 20 weeks' gestation had a sixfold increase in persistent pulmonary hypertension. Recommendations: The ACOG Committee on Obstetric Practice recommends that decisions about SSRI treatment during pregnancy be individualized...

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Apr 1, 2007 - ...previously on statins, 12,648 (51.4 percent) initiated statin therapy. Prevalence of known coronary heart disease (CHD), diabetes, and hypertension was greater in patients prescribed statins than those not prescribed statins, as were higher levels of low-density lipoprotein and...

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