News tagged with low blood pressure
Patients taking high potency statins for high blood pressure are at a 34% higher risk of being hospitalised for acute kidney injury (AKI), compared with those taking low potency statins, a paper published today in BMJ sugges ...
Cardiology Mar 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
A technique that removes additional toxins during dialysis may prolong kidney failure patients' lives, according to a clinical trial appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society Nephrology. In lig ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—High body mass index (BMI) significantly increases the risk of chronic low back pain later, according to a study published in the Jan. 15 issue of Spine.
Health Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Depression—one of the most crippling and costly illnesses in the United States—is the leading cause of disability among people ages 15 to 44. Since Prozac hit the market in 1987, many ...
Health Nov 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
More than 85,000 medications are discontinued each year by physicians, yet while physicians share this information with their patients, it is too often not shared with the pharmacists. This communication gap, identified by ...
Medications Nov 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Being underweight at birth may have consequences above and beyond the known short-term effects says a research report published in the October 2012 issue of The FASEB Journal. The report shows that rats with a low birth ...
Pediatrics Oct 01, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Toothpicks and surgical swabs can wreak havoc in the gut when inadvertently swallowed or left behind after surgery
A woman developed severe blood poisoning (sepsis) and a liver abscess, after inadvertently swallowing a toothpick, which perforated her gullet and lodged in a lobe of her liver, reveals a case published in BMJ Case Reports.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Not all patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) are destined for kidney failure, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society Nephrology (JASN). The findings provide hope t ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 08, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Most pregnant women complain of being tired. Some of them however, could be suffering more than normal fatigue associated with their pregnancy; they may have developed obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a ...
Sleep apnea Feb 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at St. Michael's Hospital have published the first detailed figures showing the risk of using the prescription drug Rasilez in combination with certain other blood pressure-lowering medications.
Medications Jan 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The phrase "obs stable" in hospital notes is ambiguous and does not reliably indicate a patient's health status, concludes a study in the Christmas issue published in the British Medical Journal today.
Other Dec 20, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Mitral regurgitation is a common heart valve disorder, where blood flows backwards through the mitral valve when the heart contracts and reduces the amount of blood that is pumped out to the body. It is a serious condition ...
Cardiology Sep 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
People with lower socioeconomic status are much more likely to develop heart disease than those who are wealthier or better educated, according to a recent UC Davis study. Published online in BMC Cardiovascular Disorders, the ou ...
Cardiology Aug 26, 2011 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Social mobility - upwards - seems to curb the risk of developing high blood pressure among those born on the lower rungs of the ladder, suggests research published online in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.
Health Jul 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 1 |