Tag : Antihypertensive

Neurology

'Startling' Decline in BP Control Among American Adults

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After decades of improvements in blood pressure control, the past few years have seen declining trends, possibly owing to the introduction of more relaxed targets...
Neurology

First Randomized Trial Reassures on ACEIs, ARBs in COVID-19

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The BRACE CORONA study found no difference in key outcomes between patients continuing vs stopping their medication. Medscape Medical News Source link...
Neurology

Antihypertensive Treatment Beneficial at Normal BP Levels

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A new BPLTTC meta-analysis challenges the view that blood pressure reduction is just for people with high BP, with authors concluding treatment thresholds based on...
Neurology

Systolic Orthostatic Hypotension Tied to Dementia Risk

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A new analysis may be the first to show that variability in systolic blood pressure with postural changes is associated with an increased risk for...
Neurology

Candesartan May Improve Cognition Independent of Blood Pressure

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The angiotensin receptor blocker was associated with superior neurocognitive outcomes compared with lisinopril in older adults with hypertension and mild cognitive impairment in a new...
Neurology

Hypertension Often Untreated in Patients With History of Stroke

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A study found that uncontrolled high blood pressure along with considerable undertreatment of the condition were prevalent in individuals with a history of both hypertension...
Pharma / Biotech

Benefit of serum drug monitoring complementing urine analysis to assess adherence to antihypertensive drugs in first-line therapy.

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Benefit of serum drug monitoring complementing urine analysis to assess adherence to antihypertensive drugs in first-line therapy. PLoS One. 2020;15(8):e0237383 Authors: Ritscher S, Hoyer M,...
Neurology

Adherence to BP Meds Tied to Reduced Mortality Risk in the Elderly

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Good adherence to antihypertensive treatment is associated with significantly decrease in mortality risk among elderly patients, even for the frailest of these individuals. Medscape Medical...
Neurology

Angiotensin Drugs and COVID-19: More Reassuring Data

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Data from one Wuhan hospital show no difference in COVID-19 severity or mortality in patients with hypertension taking ACE inhibitors or ARBs. Other reassuring studies...
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US Cardio Societies: Continue Antihypertensives Amid COVID-19

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Following several similar statements from Europe, Canada, and elsewhere, three American cardiovascular medicine societies also advise continuation of RAAS antagonists until more is known. Source...
Pharma / Biotech

Antihypertensive and renal protective effect of Shunaoxin pill combined with captopril on spontaneous hypertension rats.

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Related Articles Antihypertensive and renal protective effect of Shunaoxin pill combined with captopril on spontaneous hypertension rats. Biomed Pharmacother. 2020 Feb 04;125:109977 Authors: Man S,...
Neurology

Healthy Habits Backslide After Starting Statins, Antihypertensives

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New findings suggest initiating these preventive medications is associated with lifestyle changes, some positive and others negative. Medscape Medical News Source link...
Dentistry

Peristrophe roxburghiana leaf extracts exhibited anti-hypertensive and anti-lipidemic properties in L-NAME hypertensive rats.

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Related Articles Peristrophe roxburghiana leaf extracts exhibited anti-hypertensive and anti-lipidemic properties in L-NAME hypertensive rats. Life Sci. 2019 Aug 13;:116753 Authors: Aluko EO, Adejumobi OA,...

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