[A version of this collection appeared in Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWNHST), Volume 3 Issue 5, January 2013].
Here are recent systematic reviews and meta-analyses on the subject of hypertension.
Vu Ak, J. Kati, M. Bielen, I. [et al]. Association between hyperuricemia, prediabetes, and prehypertension in the Croatian adult population: a cross-sectional study. BMC Cardiovascular Disorders. December 4th 2012; 12(1): 117. [Epub ahead of print]. Full Text Link.
Stergiou, GS. Kollias, A. Destounis, A. [et al]. Automated blood pressure measurement in atrial fibrillation: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Hypertension. November 2012; 30(11): 2074-82.
Ton VK, Martin SS, Blumenthal RS, Blaha MJ. Comparing the new European Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Guideline with prior American Heart Association Guidelines: an editorial review. Clinical Cardiology. December 4th 2012. [Epub ahead of print]. Full Text Link.
Carter, Y. Roy, M. Sippel, RS. [et al]. Persistent hypertension after adrenalectomy for an aldosterone-producing adenoma: weight as a critical prognostic factor for aldosterone’s lasting effect on the cardiac and vascular systems. The Journal of Surgical Research. October 2012; 177(2): 241-7. Full Text Link.
Reklaitiene, R. Tamosiunas, A. Virviciute, D. [et al]. Trends in prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension, and the risk of mortality among middle-aged Lithuanian urban population in 1983-2009. BMC Cardiovascular Disorders. August 31st 2012; 12: 68. Full Text Link.
Lau, HL. Kwong, JS. Yeung, F. [et al]. Yoga for secondary prevention of coronary heart disease. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (Online). December 12th 2012; Issue 12: No. CD009506. Full Text Link.