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Use of Evidence-Based Therapy for Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Canadian Outpatients with Atrial Fibrillation : From the Facilitating Review and Education to OptiMize stroke prevention in Atrial Fibrillation [FREEDOM AF] and CO-ordinated National Network to Engage physicians in the Care and Treatment of patients with Atrial Fibrillation
Science Direct | June 1 2017

Choosing the optimal method of blood pressure measurement for limited-resource rural communities in the “Community Health Assessment Program – Philippines”
The Journal of Clinical Hypertension | May 30 2017

Guidelines for the management of atopic dermatitis (eczema) for pharmacists
Journal | May 30 2017

Temporal trends in stroke incidence in South Asian, Chinese and white patients: A population based analysis
PLOS One | May 18 2017

Canada’s Silent Killer Rapidly Increasing in Children
Canadian News Wire | May 17 2017

CHCH World Hypertension Day Interview with Dr. Nadia Khan
CHCH | May 17 2017

World Hypertension Day Reminder: A five minute blood pressure check could save your life
Marketwire | May 16 2017

Zoomer Radio Interview with Dr. Nadia Khan
Zoomer Radio | May 15 2017

The ongoing saga of poor blood pressure measurement; Past, present, and future perspectives
Wiley | May 2 2017

Controlling Hypertension: We have the tools – we just need to use them
Journal of General Internal Medicine | April 28 2017

Impact of different dietary approaches on blood pressure in hypertensive and pre-hypertensive patients: protocol for a systematic review and network meta-analysis
BMJ Journals | April 26 2017

Screening for Hypertension and Lowering Blood Pressure for Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease Events
Science Direct | April 21 2017

Measuring Blood Pressure and Diagnosing Hypertension in the Physicians Office in the Age of Automated Devices. Time for Guidelines to Reflect Reality
Canadian Journal of Cardiology | April 7 2017

Carotid artery intima-media thickness and hypertensive heart disease: a short review
Springer Link | April 2 2017

Impact of Differences in Once- vs Twice-Daily Medications Adherence on the Risk of Bleed and Stroke in Non-Valvular Atrial Fibrillation: Analysis of Randomized Trials and Claims Data Sources
American Heart Association | March 2017

How do family physicians measure blood pressure in routine clinical practice?
Canadian Family Physician | March 2017

Pharmacist care for Canadians with hypertension would save more than $15.7 billion
Eurek Alert | March 29, 2017

Effects of acute psychological stress induced in laboratory on physiological responses in asthma populations: A systematic review
Respiratory Medicine | March 27, 2017

Understanding the science that supports population-wide salt reduction programs
The Journal of Clinical Hypertension | March 27, 2017

Factors associated with study completion in patients with premature acute coronary syndrome
PLOS One | March 16, 2017

Developing consensus measures for global programs: lessons from the Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases Hypertension research program
Bio Med Central | March 15, 2017

The Evolution of Targeted Interventions in the Age of Precision Medicine
Canadian Journal of Cardiology | March 10, 2017

Hypertension Canada’s 2017 Guidelines for Diagnosis, Risk Assessment, Prevention, and Treatment of Hypertension in Adults
Canadian Journal of Cardiology | March 10, 2017

Barriers to patient-centered Care in hypertension 
Canadian Journal of Cardiology | March 10, 2017

The DASH Diet, 20 Years Later
The Jama Network | March 9, 2017

What is a ‘validated’ blood pressure kiosk and why should you care?
Drug Store News | March 9, 2017

Patient, family physician and community pharmacist perspectives on expanded pharmacy scope of practice: a qualitative study

CMAJ Open | March 8, 2017

Beyond Sodium, Phosphate and Potassium: Potential Dietary Interventions in Kidney Disease
Wiley Online Library | February 26, 2017

Effects of calcium plus vitamin D supplementation on blood pressure: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trails 
Journal of Human Hypertension | February 23, 2017

A prescription with legs! Can a written step-count prescription from your physician actually make you healthier? 
McGill University Health Care | February 23, 2017

Vascular smooth muscle cell peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor [gamma] protects against endotheline-1 induced oxidative stress and inflammation
Journal of Hypertension | February 22, 2017

Hypertension and Atrial Fibrillation: An Intimate Association of Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, and Outcomes 
American Journal of Hypertension | February 18, 2017

Cardiovascular disease costs will exceed $1 trillion by 2035
Science Daily | February 14, 2017

Altered renal sodium handling and risk of incident hypertension
PLOS One | February 14, 2017

Canadians with diabetes deserve a life free of fear
Diabetes Canada | February 13, 2017

Telemonitoring and / or self-monitoring of blood pressure in hypertension
BMC Cardiovascular Disorders | February 13, 2017

The price tag on America’s healthcare? 
MSNBC | February 13, 2017

Measuring medication adherence in patients with incident hypertension: a retrospective cohort study 
BMC Health Services | February 13, 2017

Implementing standardized performance indicators to improve hypertension control at both the population and healthcare organization levels 
Journal of Clinical Hypertension | February 13, 2017

The effect of a reduction in alcohol consumption on blood pressure: a systematic review and meta-analysis
The Lancet Public Health | February 6, 2017

Implications of Blood Pressure Measurement Technique for Implementation of Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT)
Journal of the American Heart Association | February 3, 2017

The gap between manual and automated office blood pressure measurements results at a hypertension clinic
Canadian Journal of Cardiology | February 2, 2017

The Association between biomarker profiles, etiology of chronic kidney disease, and mortality
Karger | February 2, 2017

Socioeconomic status and risk factors for cardiovascular disease: impact of dietary mediators
Hellenic Journal of Cardiology | February 1, 2017

The curious case of high blood pressure around the world
The Economist | January 13, 2017

Global Burden of Hypertension and Systolic Blood Pressure of at Least 110 to 115 mm Hg, 1990 – 2015
The JAMA Network | January 10, 2017

Global Hearts Package
World Health Organization | 2016


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