Latest Thiazides Stories

2012-07-31 06:52:13

University of Cincinnati researchers have discovered a new genetic target for diuretic therapy in patients with fluid overload, such as those with congestive heart failure, liver cirrhosis or kidney failure.

2011-02-23 17:00:00

DEERFIELD, Ill. and OSAKA, Japan, February 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (Takeda) announced today that Takeda Global Research & Development Center, Inc. U.S., submitted a New Drug Application (NDA) to the U.S.

2009-07-21 00:20:00

EAST HANOVER, N.J., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Tekturna HCT((R)) (aliskiren and hydrochlorothiazide) tablets as initial therapy for patients who are likely to need multiple drugs to achieve their blood pressure goals.

2009-05-14 09:53:15

New research supports the findings of a landmark drug comparison study published in 2002 in which a diuretic drug or “water pill” outperformed other medications for high blood pressure. A scientific team including investigators from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston reports the findings in the May 11 issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine.

2008-11-25 15:35:42

The drop in blood potassium levels caused by diuretics commonly prescribed for high blood pressure could increase diabetes risk, U.S. researchers said.

2008-09-17 15:00:37

Patients with high blood pressure who took a diuretic and a potassium-sparing drug, reduced cardiac mortality by 40 percent, U.S. researchers said. The current U.S.

2006-07-13 14:45:47

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Taking a diuretic or 'water pill' for heart failure or to lower blood pressure seems to more than triple the risk of suffering recurrent bouts of gout, according to a new report. Gout is caused by deposition of urate crystals in joints, often the big toe joint.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.