Revista de Medicina
|Control of Hypertension in Pregnancy — If Some Is Good, Is More Worse? Caren G. Solomon, M.D., and Michael F. Greene, M.D
Entering pregnancy with chronic hypertension is increasingly common. A nationwide study of deliveries in the United States revealed that the prevalence of chronic hypertension...
|Cost-Effectiveness of Hypertension Therapy According to 2014 Guidelines Andrew E. Moran, M.D., M.P.H., Michelle C. Odden, Ph.D.
On the basis of the 2014 guidelines for hypertension therapy in the United States, many eligible adults remain untreated. We projected the cost-effectiveness of treating hypertension in U.S. adults according to the 2014 guidelines....
|Hidden Formaldehyde in E-Cigarette Aerosols.
E-cigarette liquids are typically solutions of propylene glycol, glycerol, or both, plus nicotine and flavorant chemicals. We have observed that formaldehyde-containing......
|Less-Tight versus Tight Control of Hypertension in Pregnancy.
Included in the analysis were 987 women; 74.6% had preexisting hypertension. The
primary-outcome rates were similar among 493 women assigned to less-tight control
and 488 women assigned to tight control (31.4% and 30.7%, respectively......
REDUCTION IN THE INCIDENCE OF TYPE 2 DIABETES WITH LIFESTYLE
INTERVENTION OR METFORMIN.
Type 2 diabetes affects approximately
8 percent of adults in the United States. Some risk
factors — elevated plasma glucose concentrations in
the fasting state and after an oral glucose load, overweight,
and a sedentary lifestyle........
|Wellens’ Syndrome. Lindsey R. Baden, M.D., Editor.
31-year-old male smoker with diabetes mellitus presented to the emergency department
with intermittent, exertional chest pain of 4 days’ duration. Electrocardiography performed on arrival (Panel A)
revealed anterior T-wave inversions with biphasic lateral T waves, which raised concern about Wellens’ syndrome,
a syndrome that is associated with severe stenosis of the......