Tag: blood pressure

UTHSC and Memphis VA Part of Landmark National Study Showing Link Between Blood Pressure and Risk of Mild Cognitive Impairment and Dementia


Researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and the Memphis Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center were part of the SPRINT MIND (Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial Memory and Cognition IN Decreased Hypertension) multisite clinical trial, which today released data showing aggressively lowering blood pressure reduces the risk of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and… Read More

UT Health Science Center Has Role in Landmark National Blood Pressure Study


When researchers released the findings of a national blood pressure study showing that aggressive intervention to lower systolic blood pressure in older adults below conventional standards reduces cardiovascular disease, stroke and death, it wasn’t news to Memphis landscape company owner Joe Pipkin. A five-year participant in the Memphis site of the landmark Systolic Blood Pressure… Read More