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One in 10 Australians who participated in a national blood pressure check health program have been advised to seek further medical attention for possible high blood pressure More than 10,000 …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Anticonvulsants in the treatment of low back pain and lumbar radicular pain A systematic review and meta-analysis has demonstrated …

If our blood pressure guidelines lowered the cut-off for hypertension to match the new American standard, it would double the proportion of Aussie adults with the condition So say Professor …

A study of more than 131,000 patients has found pharmacists were able to alleviate GP workload by following up new hypertensive prescriptions In the UK, the New Medicine Service (NMS) …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Developing a measure of polypharmacy appropriateness in primary care A systematic review and expert consensus study has identified 12 implicit indicators …

Half the world’s hypertension patients are inadequately treated, new research has found A global study involving researchers from The University of Western Australia and the Royal Perth Hospital Medical Research …

Ben Basger takes a look at hypertension, its causes and the risks it poses What do we know about hypertension in older people? We know that there is a marked …

Could recent recommendations to lower the threshold for diagnosing patients with high blood pressure harm the newly diagnosed? Katy Bell, University of Sydney; Amir Qaseem, Thomas Jefferson University; Jenny Doust, …

More consumers are turning to health care apps to try and manage conditions like hypertension – but how effective are they? A new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine looked …

Researchers have examined a novel way to reach out to black men with hypertension… enlisting the help of pharmacists and barbers Researchers from Cedars-Sinai, a health organisation serving Los Angeles, …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news The role of the gut microbiome in systemic inflammatory disease The role of the gut microbiome in models of inflammatory and …

The most-used method of measuring blood pressure is often inaccurate, writes James Sharman James Sharman, Professor of Medical Research and Deputy Director, Menzies Institute for Medical Research., University of Tasmania The …