Clinical Pharmacology

A recent study found that for people age 75 and older a systolic blood pressure goal under 120 substantially lowered the risk of major cardiovascular risks.
A study found that 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring levels came out higher than careful, automated office readings.
An Italian study found consuming 30 grams of Grana Padano cheese every day had the blood pressure-lowering impact typical of antihypertensive medications in a small blinded, randomized trial.
Joseph L. Izzo, MD, of the Department of Medicine, discusses fluctuating blood pressure, outlines medications and their effects, touches on the dangers of sodium in processed foods and converses about aerobic exercise.