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  • Global Evidence SummitThe Summit is intended as an inter-sectoral and multi-disciplinary event exchanging ideas about how we best generate, summarize and communicate evidence to inform policy and practice. We anticipate input from a multitude of perspectives including education, social and criminal justice, environmental and gender health, health...
    June 20 2017
  • Cochrane Hypertension publishes a quarterly newsletter with updates on our systematic reviews, training, and other editorial team activities and news. Subscribe to the Cochrane HTN newsletter.Our second newsletter (Summer 2017) is now availableIf you have feedback on current or past newsletter, or suggestions for future newsletter topics...
    June 20 2017
  • Cochrane Hypertension publishes a quarterly newsletter with updates on our systematic reviews, training, and other editorial team activities and news. Subscribe to the Cochrane HTN newsletter.Our first newsletter (Spring 2017) is now availableIf you have feedback on current or past newsletter, or suggestions for future newsletter topics,...
    March 11 2017
  • Pharmacotherapy for mild hypertensionDiao D, Wright JM, Cundiff DK, Gueyffier F. Pharmacotherapy for mild hypertension. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 8. Art. No.: CD006742. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006742.pub2.Antihypertensive drugs used in the treatment of adults (primary prevention) with...
    March 7 2017
  • Cochrane Hypertension publishes a quarterly newsletter with updates on our systematic reviews, training, and other editorial team activities and news. Subscribe to the Cochrane HTN newsletter.Our first newsletter (March 2017) is now available.If you have feedback on current or past newsletter, or suggestions for future newsletter topics, please...
    March 6 2017
  • As of June 2017, The Cochrane Library contains 65 reviews and 42 protocols under Cochrane Hypertension and 21 additional titles have been registered by the group for authors intending to undertake systematic reviews.Latest protocols [P], reviews [R] and updates [U]:Effect of cocoa on blood pressure [U]Blood pressure lowering...
    March 3 2017
  • This year's Cochrane Canada Symposium is taking place in Hamilton, Ontario. Located on the western tip of Lake Ontario, Hamilton is one of Canada's fastest growing cities. Affectionately known as "Steel Town" the city boasts several popular tourist destinations, including the Royal Botanical Gardens, the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum...
    March 2 2017
  • To become involved or for more information:Email us: cochrane@ti.ubc.ca How you can contribute to Cochrane Hypertension:Author a systematic reviewProvide translation of papers published in languages other than EnglishNotify us of any unpublished randomized controlled trials in hypertensionCarry out handsearching of journals (that are...
    March 1 2017
  • Blood pressure lowering efficacy of nonselective beta-blockers for primary hypertensionWe found 25 clinical trials that compared the blood pressure lowering effect of seven nonselective beta-blockers with placebo in 1264 people with high blood pressure. On average, nonselective beta-blockers lowered blood pressure by about 10 mmHg systolic and 7...
    May 26 2014
  • Pharmacological interventions for hypertension in childrenHypertension (high blood pressure) is known to increase the risk of heart disease, stroke and kidney failure. The prevalence of hypertension in children is rising. A significant proportion of children with hypertension require medication to reduce blood pressure and medication use has...
    May 26 2014
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