Navigation Links
Blood Pressure Drugs maintain muscle strength

Drugs used to reduce blood pressure could help to keep elderly people fitter for longer by slowing the physical decline that accompanies age.// ACE inhibitors prevent high blood pressure by blocking an enzyme that causes blood vessels to constrict. The drugs also help to preserve muscle strength in patients suffering from congestive heart failure (CHF).

Researchers said the drugs could also help elderly people who do not suffer from heart problems. In a study of 850 elderly women who had taken part in the study, researchers found that those who continuously used ACE inhibitors had less muscle decline and could walk quicker than women who had used the drugs occasionally or not at all.

If these findings can be confirmed in randomized controlled trials, ACE inhibitors could not only be used as first-line treatment for older adults with hypertension but could also be used to slow physical decline in elderly people. Although the study was limited to women, research had also shown positive results for men.
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Recommendations for Treatment of Blood Pressue
2. Blood Cells Capable of Regenerating Liver
3. Blood clots likely in long travel
4. Hemochromatosis Patients Blood is Safe
5. Blood transfusions beneficial after heart attacks
6. Blood Pressure Drug may slow wasting in burn victims
7. Levels Of Blood Proteins May Help Heart Disease Care
8. Blood test may identify ovarian cancer
9. A Blood test for suicide risk?
10. Blood test diagnoses heart failure in short time
11. Blood test can predict pre-eclampsia
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:4/28/2016)... ... 28, 2016 , ... Greener Hydroponics is now offering a large selection of ... professional organic farmers and nurseries according to Sales Manager Joe Steele who says, “Now ... goal is to offer wholesale level pricing and ultra-fast shipping for growers of any ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... Newark, NJ (PRWEB) , ... April 28, 2016 ... ... (Horizon BCBNSNJ), which is has been collaborating with doctors and hospitals to make ... will join the world’s leading cell therapy minds this week in discussing breakthroughs ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... ... ... One way to ignore solid evidence is to dismiss research because, “it can ... out with the bathwater when we ignore all studies because some are fatally flawed. ... better use of education policy research. , “When readers heed basic cautions, research can ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... ... April 28, 2016 , ... ... Aesthetic Surgery Education and Anzu®, developers of the AnzuMedical™ Knowledge Sharing and ... Surgery Collaborative Residency Network. The platform is scheduled to launch in July 2016 ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... MA (PRWEB) , ... April 28, 2016 , ... A ... were typical among 18 states studied, the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) ... The WCRI study, CompScope™ Benchmarks for Kentucky, 16th Edition , found that indemnity ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/27/2016)... 2016   ... sur le trimestre, soutenu par une croissance de ... Croissance de +16% des ventes aux hôpitaux et ... Technologies (Euronext : MKEA, FR0010609263 ; OTCQX : MKEAY), inventeur de ... son chiffre d,affaires pour le premier trimestre clos ...
(Date:4/27/2016)... 2016 Elekta today announced that ... be the focal point of seven scientific presentations at ... for Radiotherapy & Oncology, taking place April 29 - ... radiotherapy system and a high-field MRI scanner with sophisticated ... patient,s anatomy in real time. The MR-linac is designed ...
(Date:4/27/2016)... , April 27, 2016   Zillion ... its digital health technology platform, which specializes in ... programs into scalable digital products, Zillion enables companies ... and empower consumers to take control of their ... live video conferencing – including one-to-one, group and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: