Are blood pressure drugs inevitable? Chances are that if you don’t take one now, you may need to in the future. And if not you, someone close to you may need an antihypertensive medication. About one out of three American adults has high blood pressure, according to the Centers for Disease
This is an exciting time for Alzheimer’s drug development, but that doesn’t mean you should sit back and wait until new drugs become available. Take proactive steps today to preserve your memory and prevent dementia. There is good evidence that just by making better choices each day, like eating right,
If you have been hospitalized with heart failure, were you referred to cardiac rehabilitation at discharge?
Chances are, you weren’t. A study of more than 105,000 heart-failure patients at 338 sites participating in the Get With the Guidelines-Heart Failure program found that only one-tenth of eligible patients were actually prescribed cardiac
Powerful chemotherapy agents called anthracyclines save the lives of countless women with breast cancer, only to cause heart failure later. But taking the angiotensin-receptor blocker candesartan (Atacand) may help preserve the heart’s function. A study presented at the 2015 meeting of the American Heart Association found that women who took