Latest atenolol Stories

2012-05-14 10:00:48

A new study has found that, contrary to current thinking, taking beta blockers that treat high blood pressure does not decrease a person's risk of developing colorectal cancer.

2011-01-25 10:34:56

In a review of earlier studies, researchers at National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) found that the drug, a diuretic, or “water pill,” called hydrochlorothiazide, lowered blood pressure by only about half as much as common alternatives such as beta blockers and ACE inhibitors.

2009-04-02 09:33:21

A five-in-one pill that may cut a person's risk of cardiovascular disease by 50 to 60 percent was well-tolerated by participants in the first study to evaluate the pill in humans.

2008-09-25 12:00:15

By JAN DE VRIES I have been diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome. Symptoms include extreme tiredness, heavy aching muscles, flu-like symptoms with swollen glands, migraines, burning swollen joints and numbness in legs and arms.

2008-08-24 22:57:20

By Rupali Mukherjee NEW DELHI: If you are hypertensive and have been prescribed one of the widely used class of medicines called beta blockers-drugs like atenolol, inderal and metaprolol- you could be running an unacceptable risk of diabetes.

2008-07-03 21:00:06

Women may respond less favorably than men to cardiovascular disease drug treatments -- losartan and atenolol -- for enlarged hearts, U.S. researchers said.

2008-06-18 21:00:23

The hypertension medication olmesartan medoxomil helps reverse the narrowing of the arteries in patients with high blood pressure, U.S. researchers said. Lead investigator Dr. Carlos M.

2008-06-16 09:00:09

PARSIPPANY, N.J., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study published in the current Journal of the American Society of Hypertension demonstrates that the hypertension treatment olmesartan medoxomil was effective in reversing the narrowing of the arteries that occurs in patients with hypertension.

2006-10-22 03:00:10

By Holzgreve, Heinrich; Risler, Teut; Trenkwalder, Peter Key words: Combination drug therapy - Hypertension - Indapamide - Perindopril - Risk factors ABSTRACT Background: Tight blood pressure (BP) control is required to reduce cardiovascular morbidity and mortality.

2005-11-13 12:01:55

By Bill Berkrot and Ransdell Pierson DALLAS (Reuters) - Pfizer Inc.'s Norvasc was more effective at reducing blood pressure near the heart than standard, older treatments known as beta blockers, according to a study presented on Sunday at the American Heart Association scientific meeting.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.