hypertension

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n hypertension a common disorder in which blood pressure remains abnormally high (a reading of 140/90 mm Hg or greater)
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n hypertension Extreme tension.
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Usage

In literature:

If the hypertension persists or is repeated at varying periods, a slow atrophy of the uveal tract sets in.
"Glaucoma" by Various
Hypertension should be viewed rationally and its proper place in the whole make-up of the patient determined.
"Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:" by Louis Marshall Warfield
Consideration of the animal's preflight experience led to speculation concerning the origin of this hypertension.
"Significant Achievements in Space Bioscience 1958-1964" by National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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In news:

Gospel Artist Yolanda Adams Calls for Hypertension Awareness.
Award-winning gospel artist Yolanda Adams has taken up a healthy cause—preventing and managing hypertension .
Reactive hypertension doesn't require drugs.
White-coat hypertension doesn't require medicine.
My husband has "white-coat" hypertension in the form of highly elevated blood pressure whenever he goes to the doctor for his routine checkups.
Vessix Vascular has developed a catheter-based renal denervation system designed for treatment-resistant hypertension .
Boston Scientific to Buy Vessix to Expand Hypertension Treatments.
Kona Medical Announces Initiation of WAVE I Study of Renal Denervation Therapy for Hypertension .
Kona Surround Sound Technology utilizes externally-delivered ultrasound to treat drug-resistant hypertension .
Hypertension drugs for a penny.
The Bear Valley Community Healthcare District is offering a free workshop entitled, Evil Twins – Hypertension & Diabetes.
But it did note that the number of hypertensive Americans who are on blood pressure medication increased by almost 14 percent over the past decade.
Mother's hypertension during pregnancy may affect child's IQ later in life.
Rhode Island Hospital is conducting a study to assess the effectiveness of a new treatment for uncontrolled hypertension , or high blood pressure.
Hypertension , then and now.
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In science:

Hypertension was defined as a “yes” to a question about use of medication for high blood pressure.
Statistical adjustment for a measure of healthy lifestyle doesn't yield the truth about hormone therapy
Our analysis does not include some variables that are measurable (family history of heart disease, untreated hypertension) and whose inclusion might further change the estimates.
Statistical adjustment for a measure of healthy lifestyle doesn't yield the truth about hormone therapy
We fit logistic regression models with random intercepts to model whether or not a woman had high blood pressure as a function of her body mass index, whether she was on hypertensive medication, and a trend over the visits.
Misspecifying the Shape of a Random Effects Distribution: Why Getting It Wrong May Not Matter
The cause of death was hypertension and cardiovascular disease.
Inferring Strategies for Sentence Ordering in Multidocument News Summarization
The cause of death was hypertension and cardiovascular disease.
Inferring Strategies for Sentence Ordering in Multidocument News Summarization
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