Hypertension

Hypertension is a monthly, peer reviewed, scientific journal, established with the 1979 (Jan. & Feb.) issue (vol. 1), and published by the American Heart Association (AHA). The Editor in Chief is John E. Hall (University of Mississippi). Other involved contributors or authors are the Council for High Blood Pressure Research, Interamerican Society of Hypertension. Publishing formats include original manuscripts (6000 words), invited review summaries (6000 words), invited case-based reviews (6000 words), recent study highlights (3000 words), invited brief commentaries (1500 words), scientific or technical tutorials (6000 words), letter to the editor (500 words), and novel findings of unusual interest (1000 words). The focus of this journal are different aspects of studying hypertension, which includes pathophysiology, blood pressure regulation, clinical treatment, and prevention. Original contributions span topics such as basic research , clinical studies , and population studies of hypertension. These studies include related fields such as nephrology, endocrinology, neuroscience, vascular biology, physiology, pharmacology, cellular and molecular biology, and genetics.

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http://hyper.ahajournals.org/

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Cardiology

Blood pressure connected to eye health in young children

Young children with narrow retinal artery diameters were more likely to develop higher blood pressure, and children with higher blood pressure levels were more likely to develop retinal microvascular impairment during early ...

Cardiology

High-salt diet impacts health of gut microbiome

Particularly in females with untreated hypertension, reducing salt intake to what's considered a healthier level appears to be good for both their gut microbiome and their blood pressure, scientists report.

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