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A review of the medical literature suggests that older persons with systolic hypertension (and systolic blood pressure of at least 160 mm Hg ) should receive treatment. Systolic hypertension ( SH ) ...


Thiazide-type diuretics remain the drugs of choice for initial therapy of high blood pressure in both black and non-black patients. Death related to hypertension and the risk of end-stage renal di ...


Diuretics work better than newer therapies in treating high blood pressure and reducing risk of heart disease in both black and non-black patients, according to a long-term, multicenter trial of antih ...


Scios and FDA notified HealthCare Professionals of revisions to the Adverse Reactions / Effect on Mortality section of the prescribing information for Natrecor ( Nesiritide ). There have been sever ...


The results of a randomised trial, published in The Lancet, demonstrated that a combination of modern anti-hypertensive drugs can reduce a patient’s risk of stroke and heart attack to a greater extent ...


When Andrea Eckhart, at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, and her co-workers turned up the volume on GRK5, overexpressing a mouse gene that makes the protein, t ...


Among patients hospitalized with heart failure, about one in three has deficient levels of thiamin, although thiamin deficiency was less common among those patients who were taking vitamin supplement ...


Older people with high blood pressure and moderate to severe chronic kidney disease have a greater chance of developing heart disease than people with normal kidney function. The study, published ...


A study has shown that diuretics reduce the risk of death, delay heart deterioration and improve exercise capacity in patients with congestive heart failure ( CHF ). Although widely used for quick ...


Arginine vasopressin has been implicated in the renal water retention and dilutional hyponatremia associated with congestive heart failure. A study examined the renal effects of a V2 receptor argin ...


Loop diuretics are commonly used in heart failure patients, but they are sometimes associated with insufficient response as well as adverse events. In such diuretics-resistant cases, Tolvaptan ( Samsc ...


Thiazide diuretics are recommended as first-line therapy for hypertension and are among the most commonly prescribed drugs worldwide. According to their molecular structure, thiazide diuretics can b ...


Preliminary data suggest that serum uric acid ( SUA ) could be involved in the prognosis of chronic heart failure (HF). The aim of the study was to test the relationship between serum uric acid and ...


Researchers from the PATHWAY 3 study have found that the combination of two commonly used diuretics, each at half dose, can significantly reduce blood pressure without the side-effects caused by full ...


The 2015 ESC/ERS Guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary hypertension are published in the European Heart Journal and the European Respiratory Journal. The document was written joint ...