treatment of high blood pressure

Combining two drugs treats blood pressure better


January 13th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 13 (IANS) Combining two drugs for treating blood pressure (BP) ensures better and faster results with fewer side effects than a single compound.Doctors usually start treatment with one medicine and ... Read more...

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High BP responds better to combo therapy


January 13th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 13 (ANI): A new research has found that starting treatment of blood pressure with two medicines rather than the one produces better and faster results and fewer side effects.The research, ... Read more...

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Premature death of brain neurons ‘may trigger Parkinson’s’


November 11th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 11 (ANI): Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered that dopamine-releasing neurons in a region of the brain called the substantia nigra lead a lifestyle that requires lots of energy, creating stress ... Read more...

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Today’s 70-yr-olds ’smarter than their predecessors’


October 23rd, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): A new study reveals that 70-year-olds today do far better in intelligence tests than their predecessors.The research from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, involves a large proportion of ... Read more...

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Frequent doctor visits can help diabetics control BP more quickly


May 25th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 25 (ANI): Visiting the doctor frequently could help diabetics lower their high blood pressure to normal quickly, according to a new study.The study has been published in Hypertension: Journal of ... Read more...

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New study sheds light on potential treatment for Gaucher’s disease


May 10th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 10 (ANI): Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have shed light on a mechanism that enables a potential treatment for Gaucher's disease and other lysosomal storage diseases.In the new study, ... Read more...

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Variability, high blood pressure increase stroke risk


March 22nd, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 22 (IANS) Recent studies have shown that it is variability in patients' blood pressure that predicts the risk of a stroke most powerfully and not a high average or usual ... Read more...

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Powerful molecule regulator in blood pressure control system discovered


March 12th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): Nitric oxide has been discovered as a powerful regulator of a molecule that plays a critical role in the development and function of the nervous system, according to ... Read more...

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Low doses of blood pressure medications effective against hypertension


March 20th, 2009 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 20 (ANI): Low doses of blood pressure medications have been found effective in treating hypertension, say researchers.Scientists at The University of Western Ontario have revealed that a simplified and ... Read more...

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Less medication is better for high blood pressure: Study


March 20th, 2009 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 20 (IANS) A Canadian study has found that patients with high blood pressure are better off if they are treated with less medication. Study leader Ross D. Feldman, a clinical scientist ... Read more...

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Potential therapeutic target for hypertension identified


February 1st, 2009 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): Researchers from Louisiana State University have identified a potential therapeutic target for hypertension.The team has discovered an enzyme known as Angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) in the brain ... Read more...

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Two-drug BP therapy can prevent heart attack, stroke


December 4th, 2008 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): Doctors are usually advised to begin high blood pressure treatment with a diuretic-based strategy, but now an international study has shown that a different single-pill drug combination ... Read more...

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South Asians, Blacks benefiting less from hypertension treatments in UK


November 11th, 2008 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): South Asians and blacks living in the UK are not benefiting as much as white people from treatments focussed on controlling high blood pressure, according to a ... Read more...

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Milk-based dietary supplement lowers blood pressure in hypertensive patients


May 17th, 2008 - 12:54 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 17 (ANI): A milk-based dietary supplement reduces blood pressure in hypertensive patients, according to results of two new clinical trials.Presented by Calpis Co., Ltd. at the American Society of ... Read more...

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Common BP drug may help reduce cocaine cravings


February 28th, 2008 - 12:12 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 28 (ANI): A new study in mice conducted by researchers at the Boston University School of Medicine and Harvard Medical School has indicated that diltiazem, a drug used in the ... Read more...

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