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2014-07-08 23:05:03

Have you experienced intestinal problems after taking Benicar, Azor or Tribenzor? There are current lawsuits being filed on behalf of victims. Toledo, OH (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning on July 3, 2013, that the blood pressure drug, olmesartan medoxomil (marketed as Benicar, Benicar HCT, Azor, Tribenzor, and generics) can cause serious intestinal problems known as sprue-like enteropathy. The FDA also required changes to the labels of...

2014-07-03 11:58:33

The JAMA Network Journals Bottom Line: Women with long-term high blood pressure (hypertension) appear to be at an increased risk for the skin condition psoriasis, and long-term use of beta (β)-blocker medication to treat hypertension may also increase the risk of psoriasis. Author: Shaowei Wu, M.D., Ph.D., of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, and colleagues. Background: Psoriasis is an immune-related chronic disease that affects about 3 percent of the U.S. population. The...

2014-06-30 23:15:58

Shane Michaels releases a review of Blood Pressure Solution, a guide developed by Ken Burge to help people discover how to lower their blood pressure without prescription medications. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Blood Pressure Solution, Ken Burge’s at-home guide to lowering blood pressure naturally without expensive and even toxic, prescription medications has caught the attention of Shane Michaels, prompting an investigative review. “Hypertension is often called “The...

2014-06-09 08:27:46

MINNEAPOLIS, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVRx, Inc., a private medical device company, announced today it achieved two significant milestones in its heart failure and hypertension businesses. "We are very excited to announce that CVRx has completed enrollment of our Barostim HOPE4HF heart failure study and that the French Ministry of Health has selected Barostim Therapy(TM) for Resistant Hypertension as one of five investigator-initiated studies it will fund beginning in 2014. We feel...

2014-05-21 10:42:05

Diabetologia New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes) shows that increasing severity of heart failure is associated with an increased risk of developing diabetes. The study is by Dr Malene Demant, Department of Cardiology, Copenhagen University Hospital Gentofte, Copenhagen, Denmark, and colleagues. A previous study by the same authors has shown an increased risk of diabetes in patients with heart failure following a...

2014-05-19 12:34:04

European Society of Cardiology Serelaxin has neutral effect on diuretic response Poor diuretic response is associated with worse in-hospital and post-discharge clinical outcomes, results of the RELAX-AHF trial reveal. The study also found that serelaxin has a neutral effect on diuretic response. These novel data from the RELAX-AHF trial were presented by lead author Professor Adriaan A. Voors at the Heart Failure Congress 2014, held 17-20 May in Athens, Greece. The Congress is the...

2014-05-19 11:42:51

European Society of Cardiology Sleeping pills increase the risk of cardiovascular events in heart failure patients by 8-fold, according to research from Japan. The study was presented today at the Heart Failure Congress 2014, held 17-20 May in Athens, Greece. The Congress is the main annual meeting of the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology. Dr Masahiko Setoguchi said: "Sleeping problems are a frequent side effect of heart failure and it is common for...

2014-05-07 09:54:08

Mechanisms of VEGF inhibitor-induced hypertension need to be better understood and guidelines developed to improve management, say researchers in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology New cancer therapies, particularly agents that block vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) signaling, have improved the outlook for patients with some cancers and are now used as a first line therapy for some tumors. However, almost 100% of patients who take VEGF inhibitors (VEGFIs) develop high blood...

2014-04-28 23:13:01

National network of attorneys is providing these consultations to consumers seeking information about their legal rights to seek compensation over allegations of serious gastrointestinal disorder San Diiego, CA (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/benicar-lawsuit.html Resource4thePeople announced today that its national network of lawyers is now offering free consultations to consumers who allegedly suffered sprue-like enteropathy from the use of the...

Blood Pressure Guideline Update Could Lower The Amount Of Americans Needing Hypertension Medications
2014-03-31 04:59:50

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Updated blood pressure guidelines announced earlier this year could mean that nearly six million American adults would no longer need hypertension medication, according to research published online Saturday in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The study, which was also presented during the 2014 American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions in Washington DC, also found that strictly applying the reduced blood...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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