Slide show: Evidence for gout's role as a risk factor for heart disease is mixed. New studies add support.
Hypertension in dialysis patients is very common and often poorly controlled. Here, a short quiz for the cardiology community.
Case-based quiz: Test your clinical judgement on optimal hypertension therapy for this complex patient at risk for hyperkalemia.
Are fixed-dose antihypertensives here to stay? How does the newest combination work? Try this spot-check quiz.
This short quiz on evidence for clinical use of ACEIs and ARBs in a variety of patients will make you think twice.
What is the optimal treatment for hypertension when the patient also has Afib, CAD, or heart failure?
Quiz: The use of ACEIs and ARBs to treat hypertension in moderate-to-severe kidney disease is a murky area of medicine. Test what you know, here.
One nephrologist's thoughts on where in the annals of hypertension trials the SPRINT results may settle.
Dr Bobby Lazzara reviews a first-of-its-kind study that found aerobic capacity second only to smoking as a predictor of death.
Drugs that improve blood pressure may have negative effects on a wide range of common comorbidities.