Calcium Channel Blockers vs. ACE Inhibitors

Title: Calcium Channel Blockers vs. ACE InhibitorsCategory: MedicationsCreated: 6/3/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/3/2019 12:00:00 AM
Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure General - Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

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HIGH blood pressure is a widespread condition in the UK. A soaring blood pressure reading can be lowered by making a number of dietary changes. Are you aware of this simple fix?
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
New research finds that nilvadipine, a drug doctors commonly use to treat high blood pressure, increases the blood flow to the brain's hippocampus.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alzheimer's / Dementia Source Type: news
Authors: Aronow WS Abstract Automated validated devices should be used for measuring blood pressure (BP). The 2017 American College of Cardiology (ACC)/American Heart Association (AHA) hypertension guidelines recommend that a systolic BP between 120-129 mm Hg with a diastolic BP less than 80 mm Hg should be treated with lifestyle measures. These guidelines recommend treatment with lifestyle measures plus BP lowering drugs for secondary prevention of cardiovascular events in persons with clinical cardiovascular disease and an average systolic BP of ≥130 mm Hg or an average diastolic BP ≥ 80 mm Hg. These guidel...
Source: Minerva Cardioangiologica - Category: Cardiology Tags: Minerva Cardioangiol Source Type: research
This study was aimed at assessing the prevalence and factors associated with hypertension. Methods: Community-based cross-sectional study was conducted among 903 adults aged 25 to 64 years in Dire Dawa City, East Ethiopia. Data were collected using World Health Organization (WHO) STEPwise approach to Surveillance (STEPS) for non-communicable disease (NCD) standard survey tool. Multivariate logistic regression models were used to identify relative effects of distal, proximal, and immediate risk factors of hypertension, and all statistical tests were declared significantly at P-value
Source: International Journal of Hypertension - Category: Cardiology Tags: Int J Hypertens Source Type: research
Authors: Mineoka Y, Ishii M, Hashimoto Y, Yamashita A, Nakamura N, Fukui M Abstract Diabetic foot ulcer is a major complication in patients with diabetes. Platelet-lymphocyte ratio (PLR) has been reported to have a predictive effect to some diabetic complications in recent years. However, it has not been fully elucidated about the relationship between diabetic foot risk or diabetic foot ulcer and PLR in patients with type 2 diabetes. Therefore, we aimed to evaluate this relationship. In this cross-sectional study, we evaluated the relationships between patient's diabetic foot risk with the criteria of the Internati...
Source: Endocrine Journal - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Endocr J Source Type: research
Publication date: September 2019Source: European Journal of Obstetrics &Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Volume 240Author(s): Phuong Lien Tran, Pierre-Yves Robillard, Coralie Dumont, Chloé Schweizer, Asma Omarjee, Silvia Iacobelli, Malik BoukerrouAbstractRecurrent or first preeclampsia in multiparae : a case-control study of singleton pregnancies in Reunion IslandPhuong Lien Tran, Pierre-Yves Robillard, Coralie Dumont, Chloé Schweizer, Asma Omarjee, Glorianne Lazaro, Silvia Iacobelli, Malik BoukerrouObjectiveTo compare multiparous women with a first occurrence of preeclampsia and those with recurrent ...
Source: European Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Biology - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
Conclusions: Naringenin attenuated renal damage in a rat model of renovascular hypertension by normalizing the imbalance of renin-angiotensin system activation. Our results suggest a potential treatment strategy for hypertensive nephropathy. PMID: 31217731 [PubMed - in process]
Source: International Journal of Medical Sciences - Category: Biomedical Science Tags: Int J Med Sci Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: This large-scale studyindicated that MPAP could be a simple but powerful index to predict benefit from closure in adult ASD patients with PAH. PMID: 31217146 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: EuroIntervention - Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Tags: EuroIntervention Source Type: research
Authors: Cui Y, Zhu Z, Qi X, Li H, Wu Y, Chen W, Liu Y Abstract BACKGROUND: Left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) is the most common structural damage in hypertensive complication and is an independent risk factor for assessing cardiovascular events. The aim of this study was explore the relationship between plasma concentration of angiotensin II (Ang II), Adrenomedulin (ADM) and adrenotensin (ADT) in patients with hypertension and LVH. METHODS: We enrolled 310 hypertensive patients from the department of cardiology of Tianjin Union Medical Center as the hypertension group and 39 healthy subjects as control group....
Source: American Journal of Translational Research - Category: Research Tags: Am J Transl Res Source Type: research
HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE is a very serious condition that anyone can develop. Left untreated it could put you at risk of life-threatening health problems. Feeling a certain sensation on your face could mean you are at risk of developing high blood pressure. What is it?
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
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