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Beta-blockers and heart failure

Sep 02, 2016

We have known for 20 years that beta-blockers are a good thing in heart failure - they prolong life, improve symptoms and reduce admissions to hospital. What was not known was whether they were equally effective in older patients and in women. A recent meta-analysis in this weeks BMJ (23rd April 2016) shows that they are and that the beneficial effects are very similar in these groups of patients.

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Blood pressure - can we go too low?

May 30, 2017
A recent analysis in the Lancet of two hypertension trials (ONTARGET and TRANSCEND) which finished recruiting in 2008 have confirmed the ben…

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