The huge amount of data collected during previous HIGHCARE expeditions allows us to maintain the flow of scientific production, as documented by publications in high impact journals. In particular, the data from HIGHCARE-ANDES on the performance in six minute walk test of hypertensive patients exposed to high altitude were published in the International Journal Of [...]
The results of a substudy of HIGHCARE-ANDES dedicated to blood pressure response to exercise at high altitude have been recently published in JACC. To all our readers best wishes of Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
The scientific productivity of HIGHCARE projects is not declining. We have recently published the main results of HIGHCARE-ANDES Lowlanders Study (Bilo et al. Hypertension. 2015;65(6):1266-72). Moreover the paper presenting the results of an echocardiography substudy of HIGHCARE-Himalaya has been accepted for publication in European Heart Journal – Cardiovascular Imaging. We have also published a review [...]
On behalf of the HIGHCARE team we wish to express our deepest sympathy with the people of Nepal and with the families and friends of climbers who lost their lives in the terrible earthquake of April 25th.