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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 ...


According to the VAST study, patients with moderate to severe hypertension treated with a combination of Diovan ( Valsartan; Tareg ) and the diuretic hydrochlorothiazide ( HCTZ ) (160/25) benefited fr ...


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 ...


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 ...


New research by The University of Texas School of Public Health has shown that a diuretic is particularly effective at reducing the risk for a type of heart failure that affects women more often than ...


In previous clinical trials in high-risk hypertensive patients, paradoxically higher cardiovascular event rates have been reported in patients of normal weight compared with obese individuals. As a pr ...


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 ...


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 ...


Thiazide, a first-line therapy for hypertension, lowers blood pressure, increases bone mineral density, and reduces the risk of fractures. However, hyponatremia, an adverse effect of thiazide, is as ...