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Two Studies Support Intensive Blood Pressure Control for Long-term Health, Quality of Life

August 23, 2017

Two studies provide additional support for lowering systolic blood pressure to an intensive goal of 120 mmHg – far below the standard guidelines of 140 mmHg – to reduce the risk of heart disease in high-risk patients with hypertension. The new research shows that intensive blood pressure control is well-tolerated by patients and is cost-effective in terms of health-related quality of life and financial costs to the healthcare system.... Read more

University of Utah Center on Aging Welcomes Ken Rockwood, M.D., as Keynote Speaker for 9th Annual Research Retreat

April 03, 2015

Distinguished Canadian geriatrician and researcher is known for studying frailty, dementia and delirium... Read more