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Published: Mon, 06 Oct 2008 02:59:55 PST


New guidelines for treating resistant hypertension

Sat, 07 Jun 2008 18:32:51 PST

American Heart Association new guidelines which recommends specialized diagnostic, behavioural and therapeutic strategies.

Estrogen in young postmenopausal women linked to less arterial plaque

Thu, 21 Jun 2007 08:44:17 PST

Estrogen use lowered one risk factor for heart disease among some younger postmenopausal women - N Engl J Med.

Cholesterol busting statins also reduce blood pressure

Thu, 08 Mar 2007 16:26:34 PST

Cholesterol busting statins also found to have a positive effect on blood pressure levels.

Tekturna - the first new approved antihypertensive in a decade

Thu, 08 Mar 2007 08:12:34 PST

Tekturna, the first approved direct renin inhibitor, provides blood pressure reduction for 24 hours.

Late angioplasty after heart attack no better than drug therapy

Tue, 14 Nov 2006 17:54:40 PST

Stable patients who had angioplasty plus stenting 3 to 28 days after a heart attack showed no benefit.

Eating fish found to have benefits that greatly outweigh its risks

Sun, 22 Oct 2006 02:05:11 PST

Fish consumption associated with reduced risk of cardiac death, lower total mortality and improvements in child brain development.