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Because some clinicians fail to stick to official recommendations for blood pressure monitoring, a number of patients are misclassified, which could have an impact on decisions about their treatment. According to Gretchen ...
Health Dec 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Although there have been cardiovascular safety concerns about attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) medications because of their ability to increase heart rate and blood pressure levels, an analysis that included ...
Attention deficit disorders Dec 12, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Despite several decades of urging from doctors and government officials to cut back on salt, a culprit in high blood pressure, most Americans aren't paying much attention.
Health Nov 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- No need for a salt shaker on the Thanksgiving table: Unless you really cooked from scratch, there's lots of sodium already hidden in the menu.
Health Nov 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
An operation for preventing repeat strokes in high-risk patients has failed in a multi-institutional clinical trial, scientists report in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Cardiology Nov 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Two studies presented during the American Society of Nephrology's Annual Kidney Week provide new information on dietary benefits and dangers in kidney disease patients.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 11, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
The American Academy of Neurology is releasing an updated guideline on how to best treat essential tremor, which is the most common type of tremor disorder and is often confused with other movement disorders such as Parkinson's ...
Neuroscience Oct 19, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Women with high blood pressure (hypertension) in the early stages of pregnancy are more likely to have babies with birth defects, irrespective of commonly prescribed medicines for their condition, finds new research published ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Oct 18, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Patients who take certain popular types of blood pressure medication once a day are able to achieve somewhat better control of their hypertension if they take their daily dose at bedtime, according to a new ...
Health Oct 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 2
More and more, patients show up to appointments with hypertension expert John Bisognano, M.D., Ph.D. carrying bags full of "natural" products that they hope will help lower their blood pressure. And like most physicians, ...
Cardiology Aug 30, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Australians are living longer largely due to a remarkable trend that appeared about 40 years ago.
Medications Aug 29, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0
For many patients, cholesterol-lowering statin drugs can reduce the risk of strokes as well as heart attacks. But in a review article, Loyola University Health System neurologists caution that statins may not be appropriate ...
Medications Aug 19, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
New research indicates cholesterol lowering drugs known as statins may help prevent future strokes among young people who have already had a stroke. The study is published in the August 2, 2011, print issue of Neurology, the me ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Drugs used to treat blood pressure could offer significant benefits to patients with one of the most common forms of valvular heart disease, new research at the University of Dundee and NHS Tayside has revealed.
Medical research Aug 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A new report from the National Research Council recommends steps the Food and Drug Administration and other agencies and professional associations can take to ensure that the medical devices and health information technology ...
Health Jul 18, 2011 | not rated yet | 0