Blood pressure treatment

Angiotensin receptor blockers and the risk of cancer: insights from clinical trials and recent drug recalls

Summarizes clinical trial evidence suggesting a possible link between angiotensin receptor blocker use and cancer, additional clinical evidence tending to refute a link, basic science evidence, and recent information about the problem of potentially cancer-causing impurities found in some angiotensin receptor blocker products.

Current status of angiotensin receptor blocker recalls

Our analysis of data from FDA's assessment of currently marketed angiotensin receptor blocker drugs, with regard to nitrosamine impurities


We review the recent guidelines addressing the diagnosis and management of hypertension.

Personalized medicine and the treatment of hypertension

Proposes a framework for thinking about pragmatic, one-size-fits-most treatment and highly personalized treatment of hypertension.

Pharmacologic treatment of hypertension

Use of physician-recommended non-pharmacological strategies for hypertension control among hypertensive patients

This study aims to evaluate the 4 non- pharmacological strategies adopted by patients for hypertension control and patient characteristics that affect the choice of strategies. Four thousand hypertensive patients aged ???18 years were selected from …

Alternative approaches for lowering blood pressure

Resistance to recommending exercise in hypertension?

A controlled trial of renal denervation for resistant hypertension

**BACKGROUND:** Prior unblinded studies have suggested that catheter-based renal-artery denervation reduces blood pressure in patients with resistant hypertension. **METHODS:** We designed a prospective, single-blind, randomized, sham-controlled …