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Common drugs may lead to cognitive impairment in older adults

Washington, June 2 (ANI): Drugs commonly prescribed for allergies, hypertension, asthma, and cardiovascular might lead to cognitive impairment in older adults, say researchers. Drugs, such as diphenhydramine, which have an anticholinergic effect, are important medical therapies available by prescription and ... Read More »

Healthy lifestyles on the decline in US

Washington, May 27 (ANI): A new study conducted in the U.S. has found that only a small proportion of adults follow healthy lifestyle pattern, and in fact, the numbers are declining. Researchers from the Department of Family Medicine, Medical University ... Read More »

Scientists identify eight genes linked with hypertension

London, May 11 (ANI): Scientists from Massachusetts General Hospital claim that they have identified eight genetic variants associated with hypertension. The research team, as a part of Global Blood Pressure Genetics (Global BPgen) study group, analysed the genome of 130,000 ... Read More »

Genes linked with hypertension identified

London, May 11 (ANI): An international team of scientists, including an Indian-origin researcher, have identified new genes associated with hypertension. Dr. Aravinda Chakravarti, head of the Centre for Complex Disease Genomics in the McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine at Hopkins, ... Read More »

Psoriasis linked to diabetes, high BP in women

Washington, April 21 (ANI): Women with psoriasis, a chronic inflammatory skin disease, are at higher risk of developing diabetes and hypertension (high blood pressure), says a new study. Recent studies have indicated that psoriasis is associated with an increased risk ... Read More »