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  • India: Certificate Course in Management of Hypertension (CCMH)

    The Certificate Course in Management of Hypertension (CCMH) is a joint certification program designed, implemented and delivered by Public Health Foundation of India in collaboration with academic partners Center for Chronic Disease Control (CCDC) and knowledge partners International Society of Hypertension (ISH) and British Hypertension Society (BHS). The educational grant for the same has been provided by Sun Pharma.

    Read More 19/01/2016

  • EXTENDED ABSTRACT DEADLINE TO 25 JANUARY: XX111 Argentine Hypertension Meeting

    The Argentine Society of Hypertension (SAHA) is pleased to invite new investigators (in particular those based in Latin America) to join them at the XX111 Argentine Hypertension Meeting. This event will be held in Buenos Aires from 14-16 April 2016 and the ISH New Investigator Committee is delighted to be collaborating with SAHA onthis initiative.

    Read More 19/01/2016

  • Renew your ISH 2016 membership

    Receive your annual subscription to the Journal of Hypertension, substantial savings on registration fees for the ISH Biennial Scientific Meetings and much more.

    Read More 10/12/2015

  • An interview with Amit Tirosh - ISH December new investigator of the month

    Amit is a Senior Endocrinologist at Rabin Medical Center, Israel. Visiting attending endocrinologist, National Institutes of Health. He is interested in the diagnosis of hypercortisolism, and in the prevention of its deleterious effects, including hypertension, hyperglycemia and hypercoagulability.

    Read More 02/12/2015

  • Sex, drugs and trials galore

    We are delighted to present you with the December 2015 issue of ISH Hypertension News.
    This includes coverage of the results of four trials, all of which have important implications for clinical practice in relation to improving CVD prevention. Three of these trials - SPRINT and two PATHWAYS trials - have clinical implications for hypertension management (how low to go and how to do it) and one EMPA-REG provides unique data regarding optimal glucose lowering with a new class of agents for the prevention of CVD in patients with type 2 diabetes!

    Read More 02/12/2015

  • Report of the XXIII Congress of the Brazilian Society of Hypertension

    ISH representatives (the President - Rhian Touyz and Immediate Past President - Ernesto Schiffrin) were delighted to attend the Brazilian Society of Hypertension Congress, which was held at the Windsor Barra Hotel, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from 13-15 August 2015. An event report follows kindly supplied by Mario Fritsch T. Neves.

    Read More 25/11/2015

  • WHO Meeting on Cardiovascular Prevention on a Global Scale

    A global World Health Organization (WHO) meeting was held in Geneva from 28-30 October to address issues related to cardiovascular prevention. This was the last of four meetings on strategies to combat non-communicable diseases. I was pleased to represent ISH on this occasion and took the opportunity to argue for aspects on hypertension control as part of a more general strategy to control cardiovascular risk factors.

    Read More 13/11/2015

  • Major Clinical Trial on Hypertension indicates the importance of intensive treatment

    It has been a while since there has been a landmark clinical trial on hypertension and I would like to bring the following important paper and accompanying Commentaries to your attention:

    Read More 11/11/2015

  • An interview with Vasileios-Nikolaos Pililis- ISH November new investigator of the month

    Vasileios is a special volunteer at Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development working in the lab of Dr. Stratakis. Read an interview with him to find out more about his scientific role models and goals.

    Read More 11/11/2015

  • Academic research positions in Cardiovascular Sciences

    The Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences (ICAMS) in the College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences at the University of Glasgow is recruiting senior researchers at the Professorial and Reader levels or Senior Lecturer and Lecturer levels (depending on experience), both clinical and non-clinical, with a track record of grant success and high impact publications.

    Read More 23/10/2015

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