Tag: "vasodilators" at medical news
Statin simvastatin linked to protection against endothelial dysfunction in diabetic rats
...ion is characterized by an imbalance between these vasodilators
and vasoconstrictors and appears early in diabetes. The researchers induced diabetes in rats, then treated half of the diabetic rats with simvastatin. After four weeks the untreated rats had high levels of cholesterol and various indicators of endo...
Study: Vasodilators first choice for some heart patients
...t inotropes be reserved for patients who fail with vasodilators
or are so severely ill that vasodilators
alone are likely to be inadequate treatment," said Abraham, also associate director for clinical/tra...
Fat rat enables studies of debilitating vascular disease
...ular disease. And, if you take one away, say with vasodilators
to improve dilatation, does it fix the problem? "One of the questions we are asking is how much of vascular disease is metabolic changes and how much is just from being obese? They go hand-in-hand, but which one is causing the disease? What if you su...
New study reports improved treatment and reduced mortality for patients with heart failure
...eart work harder) and increased use of intravenous vasodilators
(drugs that reduce the work the heart needs to do to help blood flow). A substantial rise in the use of oral beta-blocker medication during hospitalization was also found. Hospital compliance with key quality-of-care measures including patient recei...