Cardiology

Treatment for underdiagnosed cause of debilitating chest pain

Patients who arrive at the hospital with heart-attack-like symptoms have had little recourse for their chest pain if scans came back clear, with no signs of blocked coronary arteries. Some of these cases are caused by a little-known ...

Cardiology

Scientists discover a new way to control blood pressure

New, improved ways to fight hypertension and low blood pressure may be in the offing, thanks to a discovery of how blood pressure is controlled. National University of Singapore researchers have found a new means of controlling ...

Cardiology

Who really needs blood pressure, cholesterol meds?

(HealthDay)—High blood pressure and high cholesterol are known risk factors for heart attacks and strokes, but it's unclear who needs medication to help manage these conditions, a new report suggests.

Oncology & Cancer

Certain high blood pressure drugs block cancer invasion

Researchers at the University of Turku, Finland have identified a new way of blocking the spread of cancer. Calcium channel blockers, which are used to lower blood pressure, block breast and pancreatic cancer invasion by ...

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