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Comparison of benidipine and amlodipine in the management of patients with high blood pressure and chronic kidney disease

Comparison of benidipine and amlodipine in the management of patients with high blood pressure and chronic kidney disease

Posted by on Nov 29, 2020 in Hypertension | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared two treatments for lowering blood pressure (BP) in patients with high BP and chronic kidney disease (CKD). They found that there was no difference in the BP-lowering effect between the two drugs. Some background The kidneys are responsible for filtering water out of the blood and producing urine. The...

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Searching for patients with treatment-resistant high-blood pressure to trial an experimental treatment.

Searching for patients with treatment-resistant high-blood pressure to trial an experimental treatment.

Posted by on Nov 8, 2020 in Hypertension | 0 comments

In a nutshell This trial is aiming to assess the effectiveness and safety of a new drug (CIN-107) in patients with treatment-resistant hypertension (rHTN). The main outcome that will be measured is the change in blood pressure over a time-frame of 12-weeks. This trial is being carried out in the United States.  The details Resistant...

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Should physical exercise and antihypertensive drug therapy be used for the prevention of treatment of left hear enlargement?

Should physical exercise and antihypertensive drug therapy be used for the prevention of treatment of left hear enlargement?

Posted by on Sep 11, 2020 in Hypertension | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study was carried out to examine the use of anti-high blood pressure (HBP) drug therapy with physical exercise therapy to prevent and reverse left ventricle hypertrophy (LVH; the thickening of the left side of the heart) in patients with HBP. The authors found that anti-HBP drug therapy and physical exercise should be considered...

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Does thiazide use result in a decreased risk of heart failure in patients taking intensive blood pressure treatment?

Does thiazide use result in a decreased risk of heart failure in patients taking intensive blood pressure treatment?

Posted by on Aug 20, 2020 in Hypertension | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined whether thiazide use had a benefitted patients receiving intensive blood pressure (BP) treatment for high blood pressure (HBP) in terms of heart disease risk. The authors found that these patients had a decreased risk of having an adverse cardiovascular event.  Some background Hypertension...

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Can a vegetarian diet lower blood pressure?

Can a vegetarian diet lower blood pressure?

Posted by on Jul 18, 2020 in Hypertension | 0 comments

In a nutshell The study aimed to assess whether eating a vegetarian diet led to a reduction in blood pressure (BP) when compared to eating an omnivorous diet. The study found that eating a vegetarian diet led to a significant decrease in BP when compared to eating an omnivorous diet. Some background Hypertension is another word for high BP....

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