Efficacy of a new single-pill combination of a thiazide-like diuretic and a calcium channel blocker (indapamide sustained release/amlodipine) in essential hypertension

Objectives: The current international, 12-week, double-blind, randomized, controlled trial assessed the efficacy and safety of indapamide sustained release/amlodipine single-pill combination (SPC) in mild-to-moderate hypertensive patients. Methods: Following a 4-week run-in period on amlodipine 5 mg, patients (SBP 150–180 mmHg and/or DBP 
Source: Journal of Hypertension - Category: Cardiology Tags: ORIGINAL PAPERS: Treatment Source Type: research

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Publication date: Available online 4 June 2020Source: Pharmacological ResearchAuthor(s): Ying Huang, Changming Xie, Xiaoke Chen, Qianhui Hong, Hui Huang
Source: Pharmacological Research - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
This study used nationally representative data from demographic and health surveys (DHS) in Namibia, Kenya and Sierra Leone. A direct sisterhood method was used to estimate pregnancy-related deaths based on 7 years of recollection. Findings of the study reveal that death during the antenatal period was the commonest time of death in mothers aged 15-19, while death during delivery and two months after delivery were the leading causes of death for mothers aged 20-24. Pregnancy-related deaths were more prevalent among women with no schooling or primary education than their counterparts with secondary and higher education.Impa...
Source: Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology - Category: OBGYN Tags: J Obstet Gynaecol Source Type: research
United Therapeutics Corp. has filed a lawsuit against Morrisville, North Carolina-based Liquidia Technologies Inc. for allegedly violating a patent for one of its pulmonary arterial hypertension drugs. The suit, filed Thursday in U.S. District Court for Delaware, alleges that Liquidia infringed on the Silver Spring biotech’s two patents for Tyvaso, an inhalation system that uses active ingredient treprostinil, when it filed a new drug application with the Food and Drug Administration for an in haled,…
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ConclusionsAccording to our study, use of SSRI does not change the risk of cataract in the overall population.
Source: European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
Conclusion: The prevalence of self-reported hypertension increased significantly in the study period. Considering this disease ’ s impact on society, knowing its current prevalence and identifying its main associated factors, the need to intensify the efforts to prevent it disease is evident in order to mitigate damage to individuals and impact on public expenditure.
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research
Conclusion: Worst indicators among women receiving BF reflect social inequalities inherent in this most vulnerable group. The study also shows that BF is being targeted at the most vulnerabl e women.
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research
RESUMO: Objetivos: Identificar a preval ência da doença renal crônica (DRC) autorreferida no Brasil e caracterizar os fatores associados a essa enfermidade. Métodos: Trata-se de um inquérito epidemiológico de base domiciliar, a Pesquisa Nacional de Saúde (PNS) realizada em 2013. O desfecho analisado foi a prevalência de DRC. Os grupos de variáveis explicativas foram: características sociodemográficas, estilos de vida, doenças crônicas autorreferidas, antropometria e avaliação de saúde. Foram estimadas as prevalê...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research
HIGH blood pressure affects the whole body offering clues and signs that something is not quite right. Feeling this sensation in your ears could mean you're at risk.
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Conditions:   Aortic Stenosis;   Hypertension Intervention:   Device: Biological prosthesis in the aortc valve Sponsor:   Haukeland University Hospital Completed
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A new study sheds light on the frequency and reproducibility of white coat and masked uncontrolled hypertension.European Heart Journal
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