Hypertension and Nephrology

Science News

Comprehensive Management of Cardiovascular Risk Factors for Adults With Type 2 Diabetes
Hypertension in Pregnancy: Diagnosis, Blood Pressure Goals, and Pharmacotherapy
Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Cardiovascular Science
Benefits of Icosapent Ethyl Across the Range of Kidney Function in Patients with Established Cardiovascular Disease or Diabetes: REDUCE-IT RENAL
Medication Adherence and Blood Pressure Control

Journals

Optimal Screening for Preeclampsia in the First Trimester of Pregnancy
Investigating a Potential Causal Relationship Between Maternal Blood Pressure During Pregnancy and Future Offspring Cardiometabolic Health
Myocardial Mechanics in Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy: a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Multiple Social Vulnerabilities to Health Disparities and Hypertension and Death in the REGARDS Study
Cholesterol-Induced Suppression of Endothelial Kir Channels Is a Driver of Impairment of Arteriolar Flow-Induced Vasodilation in Humans

Continuing Education

Young male healthcare worker adjusts blood pressure cuff on the arm of an older male patient.

The Hypertension Council fosters excellence in hypertension research and education in support of the AHA’s mission. Hypertension remains a world-wide public-health challenge and is a leading cause of stroke, heart disease, and the progression of chronic kidney disease. The annual Hypertension Scientific Sessions showcases timely research.


The KCVD Council works to reduce cardiovascular-related disability and death through research, communication, advocacy, and education about the kidney. Kidney disease is a major cause and consequence of cardiovascular disease. Chronic renal insufficiency can contribute to development of hypertension, vascular disease, atherosclerosis and other morbidity and mortality risk factors.


CRHCP Results

Norrina Allen, PhD, MPH, FAHA interviews Jiang He, MD, PhD, investigator for the Chinese Rural Hypertension Control Project, about the results of the study, which he presented during #AHA21.

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