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 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.
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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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.
Read More 01/12/2014
Read an interview with Cam McCarthy, Graduate Research Assistant and Ph.D. candidate,
Department of Physiology, Georgia Regents University, USA.
Read More 31/10/2014
View interviews with 6 of the award winners at the September ISH New Investigator Symposium in San Francisco: Urmi Basu, Hana Itani, Trevor Hardigan, Cam McCarthy, Shyamala Thirunavukkarusu and Ashley Wagoner.
Read More 22/10/2014
This 'Council's Corner - Hypertension Issues; A personal view' contribution comes from Maciej Tomaszewski (University of Leicester, Leicester, UK and Chair of the ISH New Investigator Committee). It is entitled - Resistant hypertension and non-adherence to antihypertensive treatment.
Read More 21/10/2014
I am delighted to begin my tenure as President of ISH and am looking forward to working with the leadership in taking our Society forward over the next two years.
Read More 10/10/2014
The World Hypertension League (WHL) has created a Resource Centre within their website. This includes videos and PowerPoint presentations. A PowerPoint was recently developed on a current WHL opinion paper titled "Prevention and Control of Hypertension: Developing a Global Agenda".
Read More 02/10/2014
We invite you to read an interview with Muhammad Oneeb Rehman Mian - ISH NIC Media Working Group member based at the Hypertension and Vascular Research Unit, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Sir Mortimer B. Davis Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec.
Read More 01/10/2014
For those of you who read the ISH newsletter and who have participated in ISH activities, you will know Lars as the mastermind behind many successful ISH-related initiatives, as Past-President and as the Editor of the fantastic ISH newsletter. What you may not be aware of, is that Lars has had many successes and has contributed to many programmes and causes beyond ISH.
Read More 22/09/2014
On 17th May 2014 the 10th World Hypertension Day, promoted by the World Hypertension League, was celebrated in Italy.
'Know Your Blood pressure' was the motto of the day and the central theme of the event as suggested from WHL.
Read More 17/09/2014