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[Corrections] Correction to Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol 2019; 7: 528–39

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/landia/article/PIIS2213-8587(19)30247-5/fulltext?rss=yes

Pieber TR, Bode B, Mertens A, et al. Efficacy and safety of oral semaglutide with flexible dose adjustment versus sitagliptin in type 2 diabetes (PIONEER 7): a multicentre, open-label, … Read the rest

Discovering how diabetes leads to vascular disease

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/07/190719173550.htm

A team scientists and physicians has identified a cellular connection between diabetes and one of its major complications — blood vessel narrowing that increases risks of several serious health … Read the rest

[Corrections] Correction to Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol 2019; 7: 515–27

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/landia/article/PIIS2213-8587(19)30246-3/fulltext?rss=yes

Mosenzon O, Blicher TM, Rosenlund S, et al. Efficacy and safety of oral semaglutide in patients with type 2 diabetes and moderate renal impairment (PIONEER 5): a placebo-controlled, randomised, … Read the rest

Higher iron levels may boost heart health — but also increase risk of stroke

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/07/190716193546.htm

Scientists have helped unravel the protective — and potentially harmful — effect of iron in the body.

Hypertension drug may hold promise for Alzheimer's disease

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/06/190617071722.htm

The blood pressure drug nilvadipine increased blood flow to the brain’s memory and learning center, without affecting other brain regions among people with Alzheimer’s disease. These findings indicate that … Read the rest

Inhaling air pollution-like irritant alters defensive heart-lung reflex for hypertension

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/06/190618123511.htm

Using a rat model for high blood pressure (hypertension), a common chronic cardiovascular condition, researchers found that preexisting hypertension altered normal reflexes in the lungs to affect autonomic regulation … Read the rest

Vitamin D Supplementation Does Not Alter Cardiovascular Risk

https://www.jwatch.org/na49467/2019/07/09/vitamin-d-supplementation-does-not-alter-cardiovascular

Negative results from the latest meta-analysis, which covered 21 randomized clinical studies of >83,000 participants

Effects of Prolonged Delivery of Nitric Oxide Gas on Plasma Reduction-Oxidation Reactions in Cardiac Surgical Patients

https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04022161?cond=Dyslipidemia+OR+Hyperlipidemia+OR+Hypolipidemia+OR+Hypercholesterolemia+OR+Hypercholesteremia+OR+Hypertriglyceridemia+OR+Lipoprotein+OR+Lipid+OR+LDL+OR+HDL+OR+VLDL+OR+IDL+OR+Cholesterol+OR+Triglyceride+OR+Chylomicron+OR+Anticholesteremic&lupd_s=07%2F02%2F2019&lupd_d=14

Conditions:   Cardiovascular Diseases;   Oxidative Stress;   Endothelial Dysfunction
Interventions:   Drug: Nitrogen Gas for Inhalation;   Other: Blood withdrawal;   Drug: Nitric Oxide
Sponsors:   Massachusetts General Hospital;   Zadek, Francesco, M.D., … Read the rest

High blood pressure: Could gut bacteria play a role?

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/325687.php

Over recent years, researchers have investigated the potential role of gut bacteria in hypertension. Although evidence is mounting, questions remain.

A collaborative model for capacity building of primary care physicians in the management of Hypertension in India

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41371-019-0213-z

Journal of Human Hypertension, Published online: 01 July 2019; doi:10.1038/s41371-019-0213-z

A collaborative model for capacity building of primary care physicians in the management of Hypertension in India