3-in-1 Pill Shows Promise for High Blood Pressure

The finding stems from a study of 700 people, who averaged 56 years old. All had high blood pressure.
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Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
CONCLUSIONS: In conclusion, exercise-only interventions were effective at lowering the odds of developing GDM, GH and PE. PMID: 30337463 [PubMed - in process]
Source: British Journal of Sports Medicine - Category: Sports Medicine Authors: Tags: Br J Sports Med Source Type: research
Authors: Rahhal-Ortuño M, Fernández-Santodomingo AS, Barreiro-González A, Díaz-Llopis M Abstract A 17 year-old Caucasian female presented with decreased vision, with no other symptoms reported at that time. Ophthalmological examination revealed typical signs of hypertensive choroidopathy, Elschnig spots, and Siegrist streaks. Further medical examination found high blood pressure (220/155mmHg), with a metastatic hormone-secreting adrenal carcinoma being the underlying cause of these alterations. To our knowledge, this is the first reported case of hypertensive choroidopathy associated wit...
Source: Archivos de la Sociedad Espanola de Oftalmologia - Category: Opthalmology Tags: Arch Soc Esp Oftalmol Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 19 October 2018Source: Journal of the Formosan Medical AssociationAuthor(s): Yi-Yen Tsai, Bao-Chung Chen, Yu-Ching Chou, Jung-Chun Lin, Hsuan-Hwai Lin, Hsin-Hung Huang, Tien-Yu HuangBackgroundColonic angiodysplasia (AGD) is a common cause of gastrointestinal bleeding. However, information on the characteristics and prevalence of colonic AGD is limited. We determined the clinical features of and risk factors for active bleeding in colonic AGD in a Taiwanese population.MethodsFrom February 2007 to December 2016, 13,047 patients undergoing 16,760 colonoscopies at the Tri-Service General Hosp...
Source: Journal of the Formosan Medical Association - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
Congenital Heart Disease, EarlyView.
Source: Congenital Heart Disease - Category: Cardiology Authors: Source Type: research
ConclusionLack of drug efficacy, inappropriate drug adherence and patient knowledge were the major TRPs identified via delivering the MMR service to post-stroke patients. The identified TRPs highlights the importance of the MMR service, and supports planning future strategies aimed at decreasing the incidence of strokes.
Source: Saudi Pharmaceutical Journal - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
ConclusionThese findings suggest that the antihypertensive effect of MOE in L-NAME-hypertensive rats may be mediated by alleviating vascular dysfunction and oxidative stress and promoting endothelium-dependent vasorelaxation. MOE may be potentially useful as a natural product against hypertension.Graphical abstract
Source: Phytomedicine - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 19 October 2018Source: Canadian Journal of CardiologyAuthor(s): Janek M. Senaratne, Colleen M. Norris, Erik Youngson, Robert S. McClure, Jayan Nagendran, Craig R. Butler, Steven R. Meyer, Todd J. Anderson, Sean Van DiepenAbstractBackgroundCardiac surgery waitlist recommendations, which were developed based on expert opinion, poorly predict pre-operative mortality. Studies reporting risk factors for waitlist mortality have not evaluated the risks including non-adherence to waitlist benchmarks.MethodsIn patients who underwent cardiac surgery or died on the waitlist between 2005 and 2015, we...
Source: Canadian Journal of Cardiology - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 19 October 2018Source: American Heart JournalAuthor(s): William J Davison, Phyo Kyaw Myint, Allan B Clark, John F PotterAbstractBackgroundGuidelines recommend ambulatory or home blood pressure monitoring to improve hypertension diagnosis and monitoring. Both these methods are ascribed the same threshold values, but whether they produce similar results has not been established in certain patient groups.MethodsAdults with mild/moderate stroke or transient ischaemic attack (N=80) completed two sets of ambulatory and home blood pressure monitoring. Systolic and diastolic blood pressure values...
Source: American Heart Journal - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: ASD in ExL-A causes a worsening of DLA and cognition similar to that observed in ExL-A with concomitant stroke indicating the need, in ageing patients, of differential diagnosis in order to achieve the best possible treatment. PMID: 30338749 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Current Aging Science - Category: Geriatrics Tags: Curr Aging Sci Source Type: research
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