New method of measuring arterial stiffness in elderly hypertensives
Researchers have now discovered a new method by which arterial stiffness in elderly hypertensive patients can be evaluated, using the "arterial stiffness index", which is measured by computerized oscillometry at the upper arm. The researchers from the Osaka University Medical School in Japan studie...
PharmaSmart International, Inc. Redefines Blood Pressure Management through Technology and Pharmacy Focused Patient Services
...ican Heart Association, 1 in 3 Americans have hypertension, and over 70% of hypertensives
aren't aware they have it. Less than 15% of hypertensives
have their condition under control. 1 in 3 prescriptions are hypertension r...
Calpis' AmealPeptide lowers blood pressure in 2 placebo-controlled trials
...eived a placebo. The PROBE study enrolled 59 diagnosed stage I and stage II hypertensives
who were not taking any antihypertensive medications or who were uncontroll...trolled clinical studies showing that AmealPeptide lowers blood pressure in hypertensives
and prehypertensives without producing the side effects that can be associa...
InterCure Secures Nationwide Distribution Agreement With Lloyds Pharmacy Group
... with the world's first FDA-cleared, OTC blood
pressure treatment device, RESPeRATE(R) ( http://www.resperate.com ). In a
market where seven out of 10 hypertensives
are NOT controlled despite the
availability of more than 100 blood pressure medications, RESPeRATE
provides an effective non-drug therapy with no side...
FDA Approves Cialis(R) (tadalafil) for Once Daily Use for the Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction
...lafil levels which should be considered when evaluating the potential
for interactions with certain medications (e.g., nitrates, alpha-blockers,
and potent inhibitors of CYP3A4) and with substantial
amounts of alcohol. The most common side effects with Cialis were headache,
upset stomach, delay...
GlaxoSmithKline Obtains Exclusive U.S. OTC Marketing Rights to MEVACOR(R) (lovastatin) from Merck & Co., Inc.
...3.2 vs. 4.8%; p=0.001). Trends in risk reduction
associated with treatment with MEVACOR were consistent across men and
women, smokers and non-smokers, hypertensives
and non-hypertensives, and
older and younger participants. Participants with Greater Than or Equal To
2 risk factors had risk reductions (RR) in both ...
InterCure and High Tech Health Announce RESPeRATE Launch into Pharmacy Market in Australia
...plements well our existing pharmacy product offerings, and we
look forward to bringing our point of presence expertise to this innovative
solution for hypertensives
in Australia. Our focus on a high-touch retail
approach, with a particular emphasis on pharmacy staff will surely
establish RESPeRATE well with our ph...
Hypertension, Prehypertension in Youngsters Linked With Heart Enlargement
"The frequency of heart abnormalities in these younger participants is similar to that found in the middle-age or adult population of hypertensives
who are at risk for adverse events," Devereux said.
Jennifer S. Drukteinis, M.D., lead author of the study and an internal medicine resident at ...
New Treatment Mooted For Blood Pressure
...The authors summarize the patient populations for whom device-guided breathing appears to be beneficial: (1) prehypertensives and white-coat or labile hypertensives
who might benefit from reducing stress and sympathetic activity; (2) patients with isolated systolic hypertension; and (3) patients with resistant hyp...
Association Of Breast Arterial Calcifications With Diabetes And Hypertension
...nts or insulin and hypertension was defined as use of antihypertensive agents.
The prevalence of BACs among diabetics (25.4) was higher than among hypertensives
(17.6%). The prevalence in the nondiabetic, nonhypertensive (NDNH) group was lowest (7.3%). The prevalence increased with age. BAC was seen almost fou...