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Blood pressure-lowering treatment lowers mortality and cardiovascular disease risk, but whether effects differ at an arbitrary threshold of 140 mm Hg systolic blood pressure requires further research

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  • Contributors DC wrote the original draft of the commentary. KR contributed to subsequent versions of the drafted commentary. Both DC and KR approve the final version of this commentary.

  • Competing interests None declared.

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  • Provenance and peer review Commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

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