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Blood pressure: check the equipment before you check the patient image

NEWSBlood pressure: check the equipment before you check the patient

April 1st 1990

What's the first thing that'll probably happen to you if you're rushed into hospital? Apart from wai...

Heart disease: who's really at risk? image

NEWSHeart disease: who's really at risk?

April 1st 1990

Heart disease may be the number-one killer in the West, but we still don't fully understand its causes

And you thought the americans were heading for the heart attack: well image

NEWSAnd you thought the americans were heading for the heart attack: well

April 1st 1990 in Drugs

Europeans tend to be a bit sniffy about the health of their cousins on the 'other side of the pond'

Cox-2: still bleeding after all these years image

NEWSCox-2: still bleeding after all these years

April 1st 1990 in Drugs

The COX-2 inhibitors have been hailed as the great new hope in pain-relief therapy, and especially f...

Some like it hot: even if they do have high blood pressure image

NEWSSome like it hot: even if they do have high blood pressure

April 1st 1990

You have a heart problem or high blood pressure

Back to plan b: breakthrough cancer drug can kill image

NEWSBack to plan b: breakthrough cancer drug can kill

April 1st 1990

It's been just a few short months since Avastin (bevacizumab) was being hailed as the great new brea...

Which heart drug?: diuretics win the day image

NEWSWhich heart drug?: diuretics win the day

April 1st 1990 in Drugs

You've just been diagnosed with a heart problem, or perhaps high blood pressure has been detected

Alzheimer's: now let's try an arthritis drug for it (or; the resourcef image

NEWSAlzheimer's: now let's try an arthritis drug for it (or; the resourcef

April 1st 1990 in Drugs

Most of us know that there's very little similarity between arthritis and Alzheimer's disease, other...

Hooray! the drugs work: but then again, they don't image

NEWSHooray! the drugs work: but then again, they don't

April 1st 1990 in Diabetes, Drugs

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is easily treated with dietary changes and other modifications...

Blood pressure: it's enough to make your blood boil image

NEWSBlood pressure: it's enough to make your blood boil

April 1st 1990 in Drugs

What is a 'health condition' that therefore needs drug intervention? Well, it's pretty much what the...

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Acne: what works, what doesn't image

FEATUREAcne: what works, what doesn't

October 1996 (Vol. 7 Issue 7) in Diabetes, Drugs, Respiratory

Q:I am 36 and have had bad acne since puberty

Everyday alternatives: what really works image

FEATUREEveryday alternatives: what really works

October 1996 (Vol. 7 Issue 7)

Stroke prevention, like heart disease prevention, is largely a matter of common sense

Calcium heart drugs may cause cancer image

FEATURECalcium heart drugs may cause cancer

October 1996 (Vol. 7 Issue 7) in Drugs

Pressure to remove calcium antagonists, given to treat hypertension (high blood pressure), from the market is likely to grow following new research suggest...

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FEATUREDexfenfluramine

August 1996 (Vol. 7 Issue 5)

Overweight people often dream about a magic bullet that will make them slim overnight

Diet reduces blood pressure image

FEATUREDiet reduces blood pressure

August 1996 (Vol. 7 Issue 5) in Drugs

About 50 million Americans have high blood pressure (hypertension), yet it can be easily treated with a combination of a low fat diet, weight loss and ex...

Calcium blockers: bleeding dangers image

FEATURECalcium blockers: bleeding dangers

July 1996 (Vol. 7 Issue 4) in Drugs

Calcium antagonists are one of the most popular group of drugs for treating high blood pressure (hypertension) and they are the most likely to cause severe stomach bleeding in the elderly

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FEATURENicotine patches

February 1996 (Vol. 6 Issue 11) in Drugs

Q:How safe are the nicotine patches for stopping smoking? Do they really work? J McB, Washington, DC

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FEATUREDrugs for weight loss

September 1995 (Vol. 6 Issue 6) in Drugs

Medicine peddles two types of drugs to help us lose weight: amphetamines and drugs which act on the ...

Looking after your bones image

FEATURELooking after your bones

May 1995 (Vol. 6 Issue 2)

Joint replacement is recommended as a way of alleviating pain and improving mobility in sufferers of...

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FEATUREThe drug free solution

March 1995 (Vol. 5 Issue 12) in Diseases, Drugs

It has been shown that body weight is a major contributory factor to high blood pressure (BMJ, 1988;...

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