Generic drugs for hypertension offer a great alternative to brand-name counterparts
Hypertension is a common medical condition and a primary cause of cardiovascular diseases and stroke worldwide.
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Air pollution linked to high blood pressure in children; other studies address air quality and the heart
A meta-analysis of 14 air pollution studies from around the world found that exposure to high levels of air pollutants during childhood increases the likelihood of high blood...
1 day ago - ScienceDaily - 2 articles
In stage 1 hypertension, medication feasible if BP goal not met after lifestyle changes
In an update to the 2017 hypertension guideline, the American Heart Association recommended lifestyle changes for patients with slightly elevated BP, adding medication if...
1 day ago - Healio
Most-read news of April: CV impact of COVID-19, vegetarian diet and more
Healio and Cardiology Today have compiled a list of the most-read cardiology news of April 2021. Readers were most interested in the long-term CV effects of COVID-19; new...
2 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
Incidence of nontraditional risk factors elevated in younger Black patients with CAD
Black patients with CAD aged 45 years or younger had more nontraditional risk factors than older Black patients with CAD, researchers reported at the virtual Society for...
2 days ago - Healio
Coffee Intake May Be Driven by Cardiovascular Symptoms
Observational results show those with hypertension, angina, or arrhythmia drink less coffee than those without. That behavior may explain mixed results in studies of coffee's...
2 days ago - Medscape
Top in cardiology: Barbershop BP intervention, new HF definition
Researchers found that a pharmacist-led intervention for hypertension care at Black-owned barbershops was highly cost-effective. A review of the findings was the top story in...
2 days ago - Healio
Pulmonary endarterectomy improves outcomes in patients with segmental disease
A new study, presented today at the AATS 101st Annual Meeting, found that patients treated surgically for segmental Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension had excellent...
3 days ago - News Medical - 3 articles
Hypertension Guidelines; Ongoing COVID Symptoms: It's TTHealthWatch!
TTHealthWatch is a weekly podcast from Texas Tech. In it, Elizabeth Tracey, director of electronic media for Johns Hopkins Medicine, and Rick Lange, MD, president of the Texas...
4 days ago - MedPageToday
Link Between Blood Types and Disease Risks
People with certain blood types are more prone to blood clots or bleeding conditions, kidney stones, or pregnancy-induced hypertension.
5 days ago - Medindia Health
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Personalized medicines could be manufactured with 3D printing technology
Customized medicines could one day be manufactured to patients' individual needs, with University of East Anglia researchers investigating technology to 3D ‘print' pills.
Minister vetoes $280m loan to Queensland wind farm
Keith Pitt overturned a recommendation from the Northern Australia Infrastructure Fund when he vetoed wind farm funding, but the company says it will push ahead.
Yes, bank dividends are back but let's not party like it's 2019
Banks haven't let the COVID crisis go to waste, taking the opportunity to cut their payout ratios to shareholders happy to grab what they can.
Fiji locks down 400-patient hospital after COVID death
Health authorities are quarantining all patients and staff within the compound until they can determine who had contact with the coronavirus patient.
NSW government cops water policy blow as another setback looms
The upper house has rejected the scheme to license irrigators' extraction during floods while a federal agency has dismissed the government's river plans.
‘There is no time limit': Jack de Belin jury could keep deliberating into...
The jury in the trial of footballers Jack de Belin and Callan Sinclair have signalled they may continue deliberating into next week in order to reach a unanimous verdict on the...
No time to waste as world debates vaccine justice
While nations including Australia debate the details of a temporary waiver of vaccine patents, dangerous variants mutate in raging outbreaks around the world.
Fear of losing employer-sponsored health insurance keeps 1 in 6 workers in...
One out of every six adult workers in the United States are staying in jobs they might otherwise leave out of fear of losing their employer-sponsored health insurance...
Who is Yair Lapid, Israel's would-be prime minister?
The former journalist, popular television host and finance minister has been given a chance to oust Benjamin Netanyahu.
Bright light therapy efficacious for treating bipolar depression
Bright light therapy appeared efficacious as a treatment for bipolar depression, according to a presenter at the American Psychiatric Association's annual meeting. “Light...