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Up to 10 per cent of patients with high blood pressure are resistant to treatment, which puts them at increased risk of cardiovascular events, including heart attacks. Clinical trials show that catheter-based renal denervation ...
Cardiology Apr 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Study explains why fainting can result from blood pressure drug used in conjunction with other disorders
A new study led by a Canadian research team has identified the reason why prazosin, a drug commonly used to reduce high blood pressure, may cause lightheadedness and possible fainting upon standing in patients with normal ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at The Johns Hopkins University and Yale University have discovered that a specialized receptor, normally found in the nose, is also in blood vessels throughout the body, sensing small molecules ...
Medical research Feb 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
A new type of prophylactic treatment for brain injury following prolonged epileptic seizures has been developed by Emory University School of Medicine investigators.
Neuroscience Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Discovery of nitric oxide delivery mechanism may point to new avenue for treating high blood pressure
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have shed new light on blood pressure regulation with the discovery of an unexpected mechanism by which hemoglobin controls the delivery of nitric ...
Medical research Nov 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 1 |
Researchers from the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Exeter, in collaboration with colleagues from Rutgers University, Newark and University College London, have furthered understanding of the mechanism ...
Neuroscience Jun 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Some of the most widely used prescription drugs, including those to treat cholesterol and high blood pressure, could be available over the counter under a new proposal being weighed by government regulators.
Medications Mar 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Stop exercising, eat as much as you want ... and still lose weight? It sounds impossible, but UC Irvine and Italian researchers have found that by blocking a natural, marijuana-like chemical regulating energy metabolism, ...
Medical research Mar 06, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (6) | 9 |
Scientists at Emory University School of Medicine have identified a new group of compounds that may protect brain cells from inflammation linked to seizures and neurodegenerative diseases.
Neuroscience Feb 14, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Your ability to recognize emotional content in faces and texts is linked to your blood pressure, according to a Clemson University researcher.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 03, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Within the next 20 years it is expected the number of people with Alzheimer's disease (AD) will double from its current figure of half a million to one million. A new study has looked at whether certain types of drugs used ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Oct 17, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Heart rate and blood pressure regulation may hold the key to treating unexplained chronic nausea in children. In a new study by researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, a drug commonly used to treat a condition ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 25, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine have found a protein normally involved in blood pressure regulation in a surprising place: tucked within the little "power plants" of cells, the mitochondria. ...
Medical research Aug 16, 2011 | 5 / 5 (7) | 2 |