Prevention & Risk Reduction

This is believed to be the first randomized clinical trial focused on treating AAAs with an angiotensin receptor blocker.

Researchers recommended intermittent fasting for 12 to 16 hours at a time. 

The role of ACE inhibitors and ARBs in the treatment of COVID-19 has been a key topic for researchers since the pandemic began. This latest research represents a significant update for clinicians. 

The savings are a direct result of clinicians prescribing generic formulations whenever possible. 

The study's authors tracked 450 patients with uncontrolled high blood pressure.

Researchers tracked more than 3,300 older patients for three years, performing clinical assessments every six months. 

The BRACE CORONA trial focused on the safety of taking angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin receptor blockers when hospitalized with COVID-19.

Eating healthier plant-based foods—fruits and vegetables instead of refined grains and sweets—can help obese patients maintain normal blood pressure, according to new data presented ahead of ESC Congress 2020. 

The research, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, compared patients with diabetes who lost weight after gastric bypass surgery with those who lost it by changing their diet. 

The study's authors explored data from more than 28,000 patients. 

It has been estimated that more than 200 million people around the world have diabetes and don’t know it. Could AI technology and smartphone cameras help reverse that trend?