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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...

Sep 12, 2012, 15:53 ET

Hypertension Not So Simple: Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring Would Provide a More Accurate Measurement of the Prevalence of Hypertension

 A recently published editorial in the Journal of the American Society of Hypertension (JASH), Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring Should Be...

May 22, 2012, 07:30 ET

ASH Annual Scientific Meeting Features Several Late-Breaking Presentations

 The 27th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Society of Hypertension (ASH) will feature presentations of several late-breaking clinical...

May 18, 2012, 08:00 ET

American Society of Hypertension (ASH) 27th Annual Scientific Meeting Will Focus On New Developments In Hypertension Cause, Care And Treatment

The American Society of Hypertension (ASH) opens its 27th Annual Scientific Meeting on Saturday, May 19, 2012 at the Hilton in New York City. This...

Feb 02, 2012, 10:25 ET

American Society of Hypertension to Offer Clinical Hypertension Review Course to Physicians March 2nd and 3rd, 2012

The American Society of Hypertension (ASH) will once again offer the Clinical Hypertension Review Course to cardiologists, nephrologists and...

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...

May 15, 2002, 01:00 ET

Pfizer's 'Tune-Up For Life(TM)' Identifies Heart Disease Risks Among Race Fans, Says American Society of Hypertension

NEW YORK, May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 50 percent of men and women who participated in Pfizer's "Tune-Up for Life(TM)" free health screening...

May 15, 1998, 01:00 ET

American Society of Hypertension Establishes New Specialty Program

NEW YORK, May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Society of Hypertension (ASH) announced today the creation of a new specialty program by which...

May 14, 1997, 01:00 ET

American Society of Hypertension (ASH) Hosts Twelfth Annual Scientific Meeting

WHAT: American Society of Hypertension (ASH) Twelfth Annual Scientific Meeting ASH, the largest US healthcare...