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2013-04-18 23:19:17

d’Oliveira & Associates has issued a new infographic providing information on a Tekturna medical study that was stopped due to patients suffering from nonfatal stroke, hyperkalemia, and

2012-03-22 21:17:45

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.

2011-11-09 15:30:00

The Salt Institute asks federal agencies to reverse their anti-salt agenda to protect the American public from the well-documented risk of diabetes, stroke, and heart disease that comes with the

The Genetics Of High Blood Pressure
2011-11-09 09:20:02

A researcher from the University of Leicester's Department of Cardiovascular Sciences has been involved in a ground-breaking study into the causes of high blood pressure.

2011-08-11 12:08:26

Pancreatic cancer researchers at Thomas Jefferson University have shown, for the first time, that blocking a receptor of a key hormone in the renin-angiotensin system (RAS) reduces cancer cell growth by activating the enzyme AMPK to inhibit fatty acid synthase, the ingredients to support cell division.

2011-02-25 16:03:00

DEERFIELD, Ill. and OSAKA, Japan, Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (Takeda) and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc., today announced that the U.S.

2011-01-17 22:17:53

Scientists have identified the first DNA sequence variant common in the population that is not only associated with an increased risk of heart failure, but appears to play a role in causing it.

2011-01-17 12:06:24

The kidney is made up of roughly 1 million working units called nephrons.

2010-10-08 01:32:21

Scientists have discovered a mechanism which raises blood pressure in pre-eclampsia, a potentially deadly condition which occurs during pregnancy.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.