COUNCIL ON HYPERTENSION SCIENTIFIC SESSIONS 2016 NEWSROOM

September 14, 2016

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Council on Hypertension 2016 Scientific Sessions

Sept. 14–17, 2016 | The Dolphin Hotel, Orlando, Florida

Considered one of the most important medical meetings on this subject in the world, the conference includes oral and poster presentations selected from abstracts submitted by clinical and basic researchers, followed by discussions led by leading authorities. With experts in the fields of hypertension and its relationship to cardiac and kidney disease, stroke, obesity, and genetics, attendees will have the opportunity to connect with cross-disciplinary researchers from around the world.

 

Media Resources:

 

Daily News from HBPR 2015: (posted each day after embargo lifts)

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2016

Eating more fruits and vegetables cut kidney patients’ medicine expense in half - American Heart Association Meeting Report Abstract P265 and P120

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2016

Genetically-modified probiotic may one day treat pulmonary hypertension - American Heart Association Meeting Report Abstract 9

Lowering blood pressure’s top number could prevent 100,000-plus deaths a year - American Heart Association Meeting Report Abstract 241

Sound therapy may balance brain signals to reduce blood pressure, migraines - American Heart Association Meeting Report Abstracts P310, P602

Link discovered between preterm birth and risk of heart disease - American Heart Association Meeting Report Abstract 45

Preterm birth leads to smaller kidneys, higher blood pressure in adulthood - American Heart Association Meeting Report Abstract 134

 

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