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2014-09-09 23:08:16

Nearly 10 percent of people with high blood pressure have resistant hypertension, meaning their blood pressure is still high despite taking at least three medications.

2014-03-18 23:31:52

The Continuing Education Company CME conference for Primary Care Physicians February 3-7, 2014 highlighted the latest JNC 8 hypertension guidelines for family and internal medicine physicians

2013-12-13 23:03:06

Gout Remedy Report penned by Joe Barton is the latest book that provides people with natural remedies for reducing their podagra symptoms quickly and easily.

2011-10-07 11:35:06

Modern medicine’s ability to save lives through organ transplantation has been revolutionized by the development of drugs that prevent the human body from rejecting the transplanted organ.

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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.

2010-05-25 07:27:14

Academic detailing—a method involving face-to-face education of clinicians by investigators trained to present trial findings and guidelines—may have been associated with a small change in prescribing patterns for patients with high blood pressure.

2010-01-20 13:44:01

Using beta-blockers as a second-line therapy in combination with certain anti-hypertensive drugs significantly lowers blood pressure in patients with hypertension, according to a systematic review by Cochrane Researchers.

2009-11-03 15:01:58

Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine have made an important discovery about why potassium builds up to dangerous levels in the bloodstream, a relatively common medical problem that affects about eight percent of hospitalized patients.

2006-05-19 11:20:00

Diuretics and beta-blockers, used to treat hypertension, are associated with an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, new findings indicate.


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inwit
  • Inward knowledge; understanding; conscience.
The word 'inwit' comes from Middle English inwit ("mind, reason, intellect, understanding; soul, spirit; feeling; the collection of inner faculties; one of five inner faculties; one of the outer bodily senses.; inward awareness of right or wrong, conscience"), from Old English *inwitt, inġewitnes ("consciousness, conscience, knowledge, knowing"), equivalent to in- +‎ wit. (Wiktionary)
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