Oncology & Cancer

Candesartan doesn't prevent trastuzumab cardiotoxicity

(HealthDay)—In patients with early breast cancer, candesartan does not protect against trastuzumab-related cardiotoxic effects, according to a study published online June 23 in JAMA Oncology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study shows that high-blood pressure medicine also prevents migraines

Candesartan is just as effective as more the commonly prescribed propranolol when it comes to preventing migraine attacks, according to a new study from St. Olavs Hospital in Trondheim, Norway and the Norwegian University ...

Medical research

Safe new therapy for genetic heart disease

A new clinical trial suggests that long-term use of candesartan, a drug currently used to treat hypertension, may significantly reduce the symptoms of genetic heart disease. The related report by Penicka et al, "The effects ...