Tag: "diuretic" at biology news
Like salty food? Chances are you had low blood sodium when you were born
... study based on whether they had received neonatal diuretic
treatment during their first month of life (n=23) or were a matched control having received no diuretic
treatment (n=18). Of the total, 21 were Arabs (14 boys, 7 girls) and 20 were Jews (11 boys, 9 girls)...
Certain blood pressure-lowering drugs reduce diabetes risk in Hispanic patients
...uld receive the ACE inhibitor trandolapril and the diuretic
hydrochlorothiazide. Researchers found that both treatment strategies controlled high blood pressure exceptionally well, safely lowering it below 140/90 in 72 percent of INVEST participants, who were mostly elderly. On average, it took at least two...
Membrane research opens window to benefits for plants, humans
...orins in the kidneys, this can be developed into a diuretic
drug. By the same token, compounds that stabilize the closed structure could be used in cancer treatment." Tajkhorshid and Yi Wang, a biophysics graduate student at Illinois, conducted the molecular simulations using VMD and NAMD software developed i...
Gene at heart of bad outcomes in high blood pressure patients
...ggested that one genotype group benefited from the diuretic
and had a reduction in heart attack and stroke, wh...he genetic variations and benefits associated with diuretic
therapy," Johnson said. "Thus, our data suggest that we would not use this genetic information to he...
An existing diuretic may suppress seizures in newborns
drug called bumetanide may serendipitously help tr...t's supposed to do." The researchers knew that the diuretic
bumetanide inhibits NKCC1 activity in the kidney, and reasoned that the drug might have a similar ef...
University of Nevada, Reno research team discovers hormone that causes malaria mosquito to urinate
...squito, Schooley discovered two different types of diuretic
hormones similar to those from other insect specie... Coast discovered that introducing one of the two diuretic
hormones, DH31, into the mosquito causes the mosquito to excrete fluid rich in sodium chloride, the ...
New data demonstrate that Benicar and Benicar HCT significantly reduces systolic hypertension
...ood volume. BENICAR HCT combines BENICAR with the diuretic
hydrochlorothiazide. BENICAR and BENICAR HCT are indicated for the treatment of hypertension. They may be used alone or in combination with other antihypertensive agents. BENICAR HCT is not indicated for initial therapy. Important Safety Informati...