Published in Cardiovascular Device Liability Week, October 31st, 2004
According to the report published in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology, "Hypertension is a major risk factor for stroke, myocardial infarction, heart failure and kidney failure. Clinical trials demonstrate that lowering blood pressure can substantially reduce cardiovascular risk, and current clinical practice guidelines identify lowering blood pressure as a priority in the treatment of people with hypertension and set clear treatment targets."
E. Lonn of Hamilton Health Science Corp. continued, "In addition to lifestyle...
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