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Blood Pressure Study Conducted in the Mid-South


A recent study investigated whether or not blood pressure control could reduce the risk of developing dementia and cognitive impairment. This groundbreaking research was done right here in the Mid-South. Researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and the Memphis Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center were part of the SPRINT MIND (Systolic… Read More

SPRINT study likely to change BP treatment

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Pipkin says he feels great, thanks to the SPRINT study team members at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). They worked with him to reduce his systolic blood pressure from about 140 to under 120, through a carefully monitored regimen of medication.

Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT)

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“I do think that SPRING will inform our hypertension models,” said Dr. Karen Johnson, College of Medicine Endowed Professor in Women’s Health, UTHSC