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Low-Dose Beta Blockers: When Less Is More
Beta blockers are a class of medications often prescribed to patients after a heart attack. But the dosing for this medication has remained controversial.
Blood Pressure Rx for Heart Failure May Extend Life
Common blood pressure medications called beta blockers have been shown to help some heart failure patients. But the latest research has found that the medications may help a wider range of heart failure patients live longer.
Low Cost Meds May Prevent Heart Damage
They say the early bird gets the worm. And that’s no exception in the case of a heart attack.
Beta Blockers Improved Heart Function
Beta blockers are used to treat high blood pressure and heart attack. A recent study looked at research to see if any one beta blocker was better than the others.
Beta Blockers Help Block Cancer Spread
Radiation is a common method to kill or shrink cancer cells. Lung cancer patients taking heart medication during radiotherapy may have better results than those not taking these drugs.
New Migraine Guidelines Stress Prevention
Many patients suffering from chronic migraines may be eligible to take preventative medications, yet few take them. New guidelines for treating migraines stress using available therapies to prevent such attacks.
Shoddy News, Get an Allergy Shot
The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) has issued advice on how to beat the summertime allergy blues by using a treatment developed 100 years ago.