The March 2015 issue of ISH Hypertension News is now available. Contributions include (1) an update from the President (2) a focus on Georges Pompidou European Hospital Hypertension Excellence Center by Stéphane Laurent (3) Improve It - combination therapy comes of age (4) Gender Aspects in Hypertension Treatment (5) a report from the Media New Investigator Committee Working Group and much more.
The What’s on my desk” (Media New Investigator Committee (NIC) Working Group) initiative will run monthly - primarily via the NIC ISH Facebook/Twitter accounts. In this feature, senior scientists in hypertension/cardiovascular disease will be approached to provide the name/details for an article that they are interested in at the moment. This will provide our members with a unique opportunity to see articles which are of interest to field leaders in hypertension research.
Aiman Alak is a Fellow in Cardiology from McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Read on to find out more about his scientific goals, advice for talented emerging scientists and much more.
Celebrate World Hypertension Day (WHD) on 17 May and contribute to improving awareness of Hypertension. For the five-year period 2013-2018, the theme of WHD will be ‘Know Your Numbers’ with the goal of increasing high blood pressure awareness in all populations around the world.
The ISH New Investigator Network recently created a platform on LinkedIn for young professionals in hypertension research to connect, find researchers in similar fields of interest and to establish exciting new collaborations and research ideas.
ISH New Investigator Committee (NIC) members were delighted to welcome senior ISH Faculty and rising stars of international hypertension research during the recent cocktail party at the Divani Hotel, Athens. Guests enjoyed food and the spectacular views of Athens during the launch of the new Mentorship Scheme and NIC logo.
The International Society of Hypertension and World Hypertension League call on governments, nongovernmental organisations and the food industry to work to reduce dietary sodium
Read More 29/01/2014
New ASH-ISH Hypertension Guidelines Offer Practical, Clinical Information for Doctor and Patient Around the Globe
The ASH-ISH guidelines have been written to provide a straightforward approach to managing hypertension in the community, for practitioners in low and middle-income countries as well as developed countries.
Read More 23/01/2014
On behalf of the Council of the International Society of Hypertension (ISH), it is my pleasure to invite you to nominate new members for ISH Council.
Deadline: 17 March 2014
Read More 21/01/2014
The January issue of Hypertension News can now be viewed.
Highlights include the 2014 ASH-ISH Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Hypertension in the Community, a comparison of guidelines 2011-2014, a report from John Chalmers on The George Institute, an update on the ISH New Investigator Network, as well as regional reports regarding events in India, Nigeria and the US.
Read More 09/01/2014
Read on to view a Pharmaphorum 'spotlight on hypertension' interview with the ISH President. This explores the symptoms, risks and treatments available for patients with hypertension.
Read More 02/01/2014
We are delighted to present Godsent Isiguzo as the 1st ISH New Investigator of the Month for 2014. Godsent is currently a Consultant Physician/Cardiologist at the Federal Teaching Hospital Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, Nigeria.
Read More 01/01/2014
Read on to find out more about Tomoyuki Honjo; ISH New Investigator of the Month for December. Tomoyuki is currently employed at Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Division of Cardiology.
Read More 01/12/2013
The Councils of the European Society of Hypertension (ESH) and the International Society of Hypertension (ISH) have agreed to hold a Joint Scientific Meeting in Europe in 2020.
PROPOSAL DEADLINE 31st JANUARY 2014.
Read More 30/11/2013
Umeå University, Sweden (34,000 students and 4,300 employees) has recently awarded Professor Lars H Lindholm its most prestigious award, the gold medal of merit, for "his outstanding work in research and research education over very many years". This is a singular honour as the gold medal has only been awarded twice during this century.
Read More 20/11/2013
Japanese Hypertension Society set up light-up events around World Hypertension Day 2013. Eight landmarks in six areas were lit up with red as a symbol of arterial blood and blue for venous blood. To add to this they organised public blood pressure measurement sessions and meetings for continual medical education.
Read More 19/11/2013