The December 2014 issue of ISH Hypertension News is now available. Contributions include a report from the ISH President, Rhian Touyz, informing us about her first half year in office, updates from the New Investigator Committee and much more.
Hana Itani is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Vascular Biology, Vanderbilt University, School of Medicine, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. In her interview with the New Investigator Committee, she offers her advice for talented emerging scientists including: seek funding and develop grant writing skills early in your career, have novelty in your projects, and attain best research ethics. Please read on for more information.
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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Hypertension is the world’s leading risk for death and for disability and approximately 30% of hypertension is related to excess dietary sodium (salt).
Read More 06/11/2013
Read on to find out more about Katrina Binger; ISH November New Investigator of the Month. Katrina is currently working at the Experimental and Clinical Research Center, Max-Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin, Germany.
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