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Damage to the heart and lungs caused by treating tumors in a person’s chest area can be limited through the use of drug typically used to treat cardiovascular disease, a team of Dutch researchers claim in a new study.
Once derided as an unhealthy indulgence, the reputation of the egg has been on the rebound in recent years. Now, a new study has found that a component in egg whites may help to lower blood pressure.
Nearly 5 percent of pregnant women are prescribed drugs to treat high blood pressure, including some drugs that aren't considered safe for mothers or their babies.
Many patients with hypertension are treated with ACE inhibitors.
The fixed drug combination of aliskiren and amlodipine (trade name: Rasilamlo®) was approved in April 2011 for the treatment of people with hypertension in whom aliskiren or amlodipine alone has an insufficient effect.
Researchers at St. Michael's Hospital have published the first detailed figures showing the risk of using the prescription drug Rasilez in combination with certain other blood pressure-lowering medications.
Two seemingly similar blood pressure–lowering drugs have different effects on the heart health of dialysis patients.
One study presented at the meeting, which is being held in Budapest, Hungary, 7 to 10 December, reports on an initiative using echocardiography to document early warning signs of adverse effects from trastuzumab (Herceptin ®)¹, while the other uses echocardiography to evaluate the protective role of ACE inhibitors and statins on the hearts of cancer patients².
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