Boston University Medical Center

Time to reassess blood pressure goals

High blood pressure or hypertension is a major health problem that affects more than 70 million people in the U.S., and over one billion worldwide. Despite being a critically important risk factor for heart and kidney disease, ...

Nov 09, 2015
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Researchers develop tool to predict need for life support

It is now possible to determine which patients have an increased chance of one day needing life support with mechanical ventilation. Researchers have developed a simple tool to predict an individual's five-year risk of requiring ...

Oct 14, 2015
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