BLOOD PRESSURE: Check the equipment before you check the patient
It never rains but it pours for the HRT industry. One of the most lucrative drugs markets came crashing down with the sudden stopping of the Women’s Health Initiative trial when, last year, it was discovered that oestrogen plus progestin...
OBESE KIDS: The finger keeps pointing back to processed foods
Findings from the US Nurses' Health Study showed that women who use oestrogen replacement therapy at just 0.625 mg/day have 1.35 times the risk of stroke of non users. Those taking 1.25 mg/day or ...
A new trial has shown that warfarin or warfarin plus aspirin are 20 to 30 per cent better than aspirin alone in preventing composite vascular events after myocardial infarction (MI).
* DITI has a high sensitivity for the early detection of changes in blood vessels, nerves and bones.
HRT: Modesty forbids, but we told you so
Although Viagra has become a virtual synonym for virility, new research shows that the drug may, in fact, reduce a man’s fertility. New research from the Queen’s University in Belfast
The safety of unopposed low potency oestrogens, prescribed to treat urogenital symptoms in post menopausal women, is once again being questioned in new evidence which shows a link between HRT and ...
Using anticoagulants such as warfarin requires walking a tightrope between decreasing the blood’s ability to clot to prevent strokes without bringing on a haemorrhage somewhere in the body.