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Might commonly prescribed antidepressants increase the risk of incident hypertension?Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine
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CONCLUSION: Dual antiplatelet or triple therapy increased the risk of VH significantly, compared to warfarin monotherapy. Considering the low efficacy of preventing ischemic stroke and high risk of bleeding, dual or triple therapy using warfarin and antiplatelet agents should be avoided to prevent VH in AF patients. PMID: 30554492 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Yonsei Medical Journal - Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Tags: Yonsei Med J Source Type: research
In this study, we examine the spatial localization of the various indole alkaloids in developing fruits and plants of R. tetraphylla using desorption electrospray ionization mass spectrometry imaging (DESI-MSI). A semi-quantitative analysis of the various indole alkaloids was performed using UPLC-ESI/MS. DESI-MS images showed that the distribution of ajmalcine, yohimbine, demethyl serpentine and mitoridine are largely localized in the fruit coat while that for ajmaline is restricted to mesocarp of the fruit. At a whole plant level, the ESI-MS intensities of many of the ions were highest in the roots and lesser in the shoot...
Source: Phytochemistry - Category: Chemistry Source Type: research
This article provides an overview of the benefits, effectiveness, side effects, and warnings associated with losartan potassium.
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Conclusions: Tricuspid regurgitation maximal velocity pressure gradient added to invasive central venous pressure accurately estimates systolic pulmonary artery pressure and mean pulmonary artery pressure in ICU patients receiving mechanical ventilation and may predict pulmonary hypertension.
Source: Critical Care Medicine - Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Clinical Investigations Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 17 December 2018Source: Revista Española de Cardiología (English Edition)Author(s): Lucas Alberto Degano Iglesias, Anna Sabaté Rotés, Pedro Betrian Blasco, Alba Torrent Vernetta, Antonio Moreno-Galdó, Dimpna Calila Albert Brotons
Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 18 December 2018Source: Canadian Journal of CardiologyAuthor(s): Timothy Ryan, Jacquita S. Affandi, Nestor Gahungu, Girish DwivediABSTRACTAntiretroviral therapy (ART) has been pivotal in prolonging the lifespan of people living with HIV (PLWH). However, this also simultaneously increases their risk of cardiovascular (CV) disease either related to ART, ageing, hypertension, immunosenescence, inflammation, immune activation or other co-morbidities. Although the use of risk markers has greatly enhanced the field of CV medicine and improved the prognosis and early diagnosis in the general pop...
Source: Canadian Journal of Cardiology - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
“Let there be work, bread, water, and salt for all.” — Nelson Mandela Salt: without it, food can seem tasteless. It is the reason sea water burns our eyes and skin. Some people enjoy salt water baths. Is it good for us? Is it not? Do we really know? In modern medicine, we tend to have a generally negative feeling about sodium, the element found in salt. Excessive sodium intake is linked to water retention, and it is also a risk factor for high blood pressure. Both excessive sodium intake and high blood pressure are major risk factors for developing heart failure, and for causing complications in those wit...
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Anxiety and depression could lead to conditions like arthritis, heart disease and high blood pressure, a study says.
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HIGH blood pressure symptoms can be difficult to spot, but may include chest pain, severe headaches and nosebleeds. You could also be at risk of hypertension signs if you hear this noise in your ear.
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President Uhuru Kenyatta signs the Universal Health Coverage charter during the launch of the UHC pilot programme in Kisumu on 13 December 2018. Photo courtesy: PSCUBy Sicily Kariuki and Siddharth ChatterjeeNAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 18 2018 (IPS)According to Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus, the implementation of UHC is “more a political than an economic challenge”. Of all the Sustainable Development Goals, few would rival good health as the definition of a country that has a sustainable, inclusive, peaceful and prosperous future, and the launch this week of the pilot phas...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tags: Africa Development & Aid Economy & Trade Education Featured Headlines Health Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Source Type: news
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