Tag: medications

Medications for enlarged prostate linked to heart failure risk

Widely used medications for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)—also known as enlarged prostate—may be associated with a small, but significant increase in the probability of developing heart failure, suggests a study in The Journal of Urology, Official Journal of the American Urological Association (AUA). The risk is highest in men taking a type of BPH medication

None of the most common blood pressure medications increased the risk of depression, some lowered the risk

None of the 41 most common high blood pressure medications increased the risk of depression, while nine medications appeared to lower it, according to a study from Denmark, published today in Hypertension, an American Heart Association journal. Depression is common among patients with high blood pressure (also called hypertension), heart disease and stroke, and this

Government BANS export of 24 medications amid nationwide shortage

Government BANS drug wholesalers from exporting 24 medications including HRT pills amid nationwide shortage Government imposed ban last night on export of HRT drugs, epipens and more UK pharmaceuticals are not able to sell their product abroad for higher price  Follows pharmacists’ warning they are ‘barely coping’ trying to source medicine  Drug wholesalers have been

Type 2 Diabetes through lifestyle change curable?

Life style changes allows for a waiver of medications for type 2 Diabetes While it was assumed until recently, that type needs to be treated with 2 Diabetes, a life-long with medications or Insulin. But in the meantime, it is known that you can get the disease without medicines in the handle. The metabolic disease

Addiction treatment: First steps, types, and medications

However, as a chronic disease, addiction is difficult to treat and requires on-going care. In the United States, around 8.1 percent of the population, or 21.7 million people, either need or regularly receive treatment for substance use disorders, according to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health. First steps The first step towards recovery

Combination of medications slows down brain tumours in children

In collaboration with a number of American colleagues, researchers from Uppsala University have found an Achilles’ heel for the most common form of malignant child brain tumours. By combining two kinds of medicines, it is possible to simultaneously attack the cancer cell’s division and its reinforcement system, which is necessary in order for treatment to