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May 13, 2016, 07:00 ET New SPRINT Research and International Studies Presented at the 31st Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Society of Hypertension Provide Insights into Controlling Blood Pressure

 High blood pressure, or hypertension, affects one third of American adults, which translates to 70 million people.1 It is responsible directly...


May 15, 2015, 07:02 ET New Research Reveals Connection between Stroke Risk and too Much Shuteye; Anti-hypertensive Meds and Risk of Falls; and Genes that Make the Body Salt-Sensitive

High blood pressure, or hypertension, affects one third of —or 70 million—US adults1, and the healthcare costs associated with treating...


May 19, 2014, 07:00 ET National Heart Organizations Join to Combat the Global Hypertension Epidemic

 It's estimated that more than 970 million people have hypertension1 and, globally, the disease is responsible for more than nine million...


May 16, 2014, 07:00 ET Google, YouTube, iPhones and the Affordable Care Act are Featured in New Research for their Role in the Hypertension Epidemic

Considered the "silent killer," high blood pressure affects approximately one billion people worldwide, including one in three adults in the United...


Dec 17, 2013, 17:33 ET New Hypertension Guidelines Offer Practical, Clinical Information for Doctors and Patients Around the Globe

 High blood pressure affects approximately one in three adults in the Americas, Europe, some Asian countries and Australia, and one billion...


Jun 20, 2013, 18:27 ET American Society of Hypertension Assumes Charge of Hypertension Guideline Development

A recent shift in the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) health education agenda has prompted hypertension-related organizations...


May 15, 2013, 07:00 ET New Research Shows What Raises and Lowers Blood Pressure: Cell Phones, Salt and Saying Om

 Considered the "silent killer," high blood pressure affects approximately one billion people worldwide, including one in three adults in the...


Apr 22, 2013, 10:32 ET American Society of Hypertension, Inc. Supports the World Health Organization's Declaration on Hypertension as a Global Health Issue

The American Society of Hypertension, Inc. (ASH) strongly endorses the current efforts of the World Health Organization (WHO)—the United...


Apr 22, 2009, 08:00 ET The American Society of Hypertension Launches Education Program for Hypertension Accreditation

The American Society of Hypertension, Inc. (ASH) today announced the launch of a new educational initiative in hypertension and related...