Tag: high blood pressure


New Blood Pressure Guidelines Released, UTHSC Investigators Play Key Role in Revisions

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Researchers¬†at UTHSC and the Memphis Veterans Affairs Medical Center played a significant role in collecting data that resulted in the new guidelines announced in late October for the prevention, detection, evaluation, and management of high blood pressure. The first comprehensive new high blood pressure guidelines were published by the American College of Cardiology and the… Read More

SPRINT Study Receives National Awards

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At the Top Ten Clinical Research Achievement Awards ceremony in April, the Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT) Study was awarded the Top Ten Clinical Research Achievement Award and the Herbert Pardes Award for Clinical Research Excellence. Winning papers were chosen based on their degree of innovation, representing the best and brightest work in the… Read More