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2009-08-25 07:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that despite generic erosion of many branded agents -- most notably Novartis's Diovan -- the hypertension drug market will experience only modest decline over the next decade. Through 2013, the market will decrease by 1.4 percent annually and thereafter the annual decline will slow to 1 percent through 2018 in the United States,...

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2009-08-18 14:51:17

Scientists believe they have discovered a link between high blood pressure and multiple sclerosis. Writing in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, neurology professor Lawrence Steinman of the Stanford University School of Medicine, said that the findings could prove that the inexpensive blood pressure drug lisinopril could be used to treat multiple sclerosis as well. Lisinopril is marketed by pharmaceutical company Merck under the name Prinivil. Steinman's team studied the...

2009-08-18 12:16:37

Conventional blood pressure medication can treat inflammation in an animal model mimicking multiple sclerosis (MS). This discovery was made by Dr. Michael Platten, head consultant at the department of Neurooncology at Heidelberg University Hospital and head of the Helmholtz Experimental Neuroimmunology Junior Research Group on at the German Cancer Research Center and his team in cooperation with scientists from Stanford University in California. Blood pressure medication called ACE inhibitors...

2009-07-23 13:05:17

A class of medication used to treat high blood pressure may protect older adults against memory decline, U.S. researchers said. High blood pressure is an important risk factor for Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia, lead author Dr. Kaycee Sink of Wake Forest University School of Medicine says in a statement. Our study found that all blood pressure medications may not be equal when it comes to reducing the risk of dementia in patients with hypertension. The researchers analyzed data...

2009-07-23 08:39:21

A particular class of medication used to treat high blood pressure could protect older adults against memory decline and other impairments in cognitive function, according to a newly published study from Wake Forest University School of Medicine.Research suggests that some of the drugs classified as angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors, specifically those types of ACE inhibitors that affect the brain by crossing the blood-brain barrier, may reduce inflammation that could contribute...

2009-06-18 08:30:00

NANTONG CITY, China, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinobiopharma, Inc. ("Sinobiopharma" or, the "Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: SNBP) is pleased to announce today that it has received approval and authentication from the Trademark Bureau of China for its pre-surgical skeletal muscle relaxant Cisatracurium Besylate, marketed as Kutai, and its newly launched formulation of the anti-hypertension drug Perindopril, marketed as Yitai. Kutai has gained rapid market acceptance and is building strong brand...

2009-05-11 14:49:00

NANTONG CITY, China, May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sinobiopharma, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SNBP) ("Sinobiopharma" or, the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has received approval from the Chinese State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) to manufacture and market its formulation of Perindopril, an anti-hypertension drug. Perindopril, used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure, is the latest generation of a class of medications called...

2009-04-06 15:00:00

-Sinobiopharma to Market the World's First Perindopril in Capsule Form- NANJING, China, April 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sinobiopharma, Inc. ("Sinobiopharma", or "the Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: SNBP) is pleased to announce that it has applied for a single Chinese patent for new drug compounds containing Perindopril, an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and heart attack in people with coronary artery disease. Sinobiopharma...

2009-04-03 00:42:42

Chicken soup with matzo balls, a popular home remedy for the common cold, may help control blood pressure, Japanese researchers suggest. Ai Saiga and colleagues cite previous studies indicating that chicken breast contains collagen proteins with effects similar to ACE inhibitors -- mainstay medications for treating high blood pressure. However, chicken breast contains such small amounts of the proteins that it could not be used to develop food and medical products for high blood pressure. The...

2009-01-22 09:27:15

While the treatment of heart failure has improved over the past two decades, a new study reported in the European Journal of Heart Failure finds that "the use of evidence-based treatments appears to be imbalanced according to the gender of the patient".In particular, the study found that female patients were less frequently treated with guideline-recommended medications (such as angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors, angiotensin receptor blockers ARBs) or beta-blockers) and that...


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  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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